For the first time in UFC history, a husband and wife will compete on the same card with Mark and Montana De La Rosa set to compete at UFC Rio Rancho on Feb. 15 in New Mexico.
Multiple sources confirmed the fights to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from ESPN.
The De La Rosas already had celebrated being the first married couple to both compete in the UFC after Mark joined the organization in 2017; Montana earned a contract following a stint on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show.
Now they’ll make history again by competing on the same card, and both hope to bounce back from recent setbacks. Mark looks to halt a two-fight losing streak, while Montana seeks to rebound from her first UFC loss in June in a fight against Andrea Lee.
Prior to that setback, Montana went 3-0 in the UFC with three submission finishes.