Next, DaviDavid Dvorak would get his 15th win in a row, defeating Jordan Espinosa via unanimous decision at UFC Vegas 11.
Flyweight action was in the spotlight in the featured preliminary bout at UFC Vegas 11. That saw Jordan Espinosa taking David Dvorak, with Espinosa looking to make it two in a row. Dvorak, meanwhile, well… he hadn’t lost since 2012. A fourteen-fight win streak propelled him to this match-up.
Espinosa started off quickly with a piston right hand. However, he was quickly chopped down with a great leg kick from Dvorak. He then went right back with another low kick before landing a right cross upstairs. Dvorak landed another leg kick which caused Espinosa to briefly switch stances. Espinosa landed a sharp leg kick of his own, and Dvorak responded with a hard right hand that landed clean. Next, Espinosa shot for a takedown but was stuffed, and Dvorak went right back to swinging. Espinosa started to have success near the end of the round, utilizing feints and landing some low kicks of his own. A very even first round between the two strikers.
Dvorak went right to the leg kicks to begin round two. Espinosa went for a takedown and was stuffed early, Espinosa then attempted to work his jab. Dvorak landed a hard right hand, and Espinosa responded with a quick left. Dvorak went for a spinning back kick but whiffed, and Espinosa landed a stiff jab. Espinosa looked to clinch and Dvorak shoved him off with a hard elbow. Dvorak landed a big right hand in the final seconds that backed Espinosa up to the fence, and Dvorak ended the round with a big flurry.
David Dvorak opened up with a hard leg kick to start round three, and then went into a brief clinch with Espinosa landing a flurry of punches. Dvorak landed a big left hook while Espinosa landed a step-in knee, and Dvorak responded with a hard leg kick that made Espinosa start limping. Espinosa went for a head kick but was blocked, and Dvorak began to walk down Espinosa. Espinosa’s volume went down a lot in the final round, as Dvorak was kicking almost anytime he took a step forward. Espinosa did land a 1-2, but Dvorak cracked Espinosa with another hard leg kick. Espinosa would end the round well with a nice flurry, but it was too little too late.
On the strength of his win streak alone, it’s probably time for a step up in competition for David Dvorak.
Official Result: David Dvorak def. Jordan Espinosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)