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Tommy Espinosa talks about first round Bellator 208 victory

New Jersey’s Tommy Espinosa was victorious tonight in Long Island, New York as he made his Bellator MMA debut.

Espinosa defeated Sukhrob Aydarbekov via armbar submission at just 27 seconds into round one at Bellator 208 tonight at the Nassau Coliesum in Uniondale, New York.

With the win, Espinosa moves to 6-1 as a professional.  He trains at Pure Mixed Martial Arts in Rockaway, New Jersey. His head coach, Andy Main fights on the main card.

Bellator 208 Preliminary Card:

185- Jeremy Puglia def. Eric Olsen via TKO in Round 1, at 3:16.

155- Dennis Buzukja def. Ryan Castro via TKO in Round 1, at 2:53.

170- Drew’s Rodriguez def. Mike Diorio via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

125- Zarrukh Adashev def. Christian Medina via TKO in round 1, 1:08.

115- Jennifer Chieng def. Jessica Ruiz via TKO in Round 1, at 1:22.

170- David Meshkhoradze def. Shaquan Moore via Split Decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29).

125- Tommy Espinosa def. Sukhrob Aydarbekov via Submission (Arm Bar) in round 1, at 0:27.

155- Nick Fiore def. Jerome Mickle via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).