MMA By The Numbers: Aaron ‘Big Red’ Rosa
Jun 7, 2012 - by staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released light heavyweight fighter Aaron ‘Big Red’ Rosa. The 29-year-old Del Rio Texas native had spent the past year with the UFC. He first debuted in the company’s heavyweight division but after a loss to Joey Beltran he moved to the light heavyweight division where he went 1-1 prior to his release. Rosa’s last fight in the UFC was on March 3rd where he suffered a knockout loss to James Te-Huna. Aaron Rosa has been active in mixed martial arts for the past 7-years and is apart of the Rodrigo Pinheiro B.J.J. fighting team.
When Rosa began his career he fought in Renegades Extreme Fighting and fought mostly in that organization for his first 2-years active. He was then signed by Strikeforce and stayed with the company from 2007-2009. He then had 1-fight in Bellator in 2010 before signing with the UFC in 2011. During his career he has competed as both a light heavyweight and heavyweight competitor. Aaron Rosa’s career record currently stands at 17-5.
Below we look at the professional mixed martial arts career of Aaron ‘Big Red’ Rosa by the numbers…
Ultimate Fighting Championship:
* 2 Fights on UFC Preliminary Live with a record of 0-2.
* 1 Main Event Fight on UFC Preliminary Live.
* 2 Fights on Strikeforce On Showtime with a record of 1-1.
Elite Extreme Cagefighting:
* 3 Fights ( 4th Most All-Time ) on Elite XC On Showtime with a record of 1-2. (First Fight: July 27th 2007 Vs Jefferson Silva Last Fight: March 21st 2008 Vs Jaime Fletcher)
* 1 Main Event Fight on Elite XC On Showtime.