Category Archives: Combate Americas

Copa Combate: Women’s Co-Main Event Added To Live TV Broadcast

Pictured: Undefeated Melissa "Super Melly" Martinez (right) of Mexico and Miesha Tate pupil Gloria "Gloriosa" Bravo (left) of Chile will square off in a strawweight (115 pounds) co-main event on the live Telemundo broadcast of "COPA COMBATE" from Cancun, Mexico on Saturday, Nov. 11.  Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Combate Americas COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF…
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Telemundo and Combate Americas Announce Historic Live Broadcast

Telemundo and Combate Americas have announced a historic partnership for the broadcast television network's first-ever live MMA event with "Copa Combate," the one-night, eight-man, $100,000 grand prize tournament in Cancun, Mexico on Saturday, Nov. 11. (Pictured from left to right below): Tournament fighter Mikey Erosa of San Juan, Puerto Rico; multi-time WWE Heavyweight Champion and Combate…
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CA Announces John “Sexy Mexy” Castaneda for “Copa Combate” Tournament

John "Sexy Mexy" Castaneda (14-2) (right) has been announced as the first entrant into Combate Americas' historic, one-night, eight-man bantamweight (135 pounds) "Copa Combate" tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $100,000 in Cancun, Mexico on Saturday, Nov. 11. COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCES JOHN “SEXY MEXY” CASTANEDA FOR “COPA COMBATE” ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN  $100,000…
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$100,000 Grand Prize, One-Night Tournament Set For Nov. 11

Combate Americas has announced "Copa Combate," a one-night, eight-man, $100,000 grand prize tournament in the bantamweight (135 pounds) division, for Saturday, Nov. 11 in Cancun, Mexico.   COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCES $100,000 GRAND PRIZE  ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN ‘COPA’ TOURNAMENT ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11 FROM CANCUN, MEXICO Bantamweight showdown on the 24th anniversary of Campbell McLaren’s UFC 1 pits…
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LIVE on Fight Network – UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Rockhold vs. Branch PRELIMS, ONE Championship: Total Victory & Combate Americas

  For Immediate Release – September 15, 2017 LIVE on Fight Network - UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Rockhold vs. Branch PRELIMS, ONE Championship: Total Victory & Combate Americas TORONTO – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents three live mixed martial arts events this weekend, highlighted by…
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Retired Women’s MMA Star Named Combate Americas Fight Director

[adsenseyu1] Retired Women's MMA Star Named Combate Americas Fight Director [adsenseyu2] Retired, former Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world champion Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc has been appointed Combate Americas Fight Director.  Photo credit: Fred Siegel/Combate Americas, LLC COMBATE AMERICAS NAMES NICDALI RIVERA-CALANOC FIGHT DIRECTOR Former MMA world champion becomes the first Mexican American woman  In history to lead…
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Combate Americas superstar Ricky “El Gallero” Palacios returns to action at “Combate Clascio”at Mana Wynwood in Miami on July 27

[adsenseyu1] COMBATE AMERICAS ADDS FIVE NEW BOUTS TO STACKED “COMBATE CLÁSICO” LINE UP IN MIAMI ON THURSDAY, JULY 27 [adsenseyu2] July 11, 2017 – Combate Americas and Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures, today announced five new marquee bouts to its upcoming “Combate Clásico” professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event in Miami, Fla., on Thursday, July 27.…
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“Combate Clasico:” Women’s Grudge Match is on in Miami on July 27!

[adsenseyu1] "Combate Clasico:" Women's Grudge Match is on in Miami on July 27! [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS ADDS KYRA BATARA VS. VANESA RICO ATOMWEIGHT GRUDGE MATCH TO “COMBATE CLÁSICO” ON JULY 27 IN MIAMI Tickets for “Combate Clásico” on sale now NEW YORK – July 6, 2017 – Combate Americas today announced the highly-anticipated atomweight (105 pounds) showdown pitting grappling…
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RELEVENT SPORTS AND COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP FOR “COMBATE CLASICO” ON THURSDAY, JULY 27

[adsenseyu1] RELEVENT SPORTS AND COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP FOR “COMBATE CLASICO” ON THURSDAY, JULY 27 [adsenseyu2] RELEVENT SPORTS AND COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP FOR “COMBATE CLASICO” ON THURSDAY, JULY 27 FIGHTERS FROM BARCELONA AND MADRID FACE OFF IN A LIVE MMA TELEVISION EXTRAVAGANZA TWO DAYS BEFORE FC BARCELONA AND REAL MADRID FACE OFF…
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Combate Americas Returns To Mexico City June 30; First Three Fights Announced

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Returns To Mexico City June 30; First Three Fights Announced [adsenseyu2] Danny "The Realist" Ramirez (pictured) will collide with Rodrigo "Kazula" Vargas in the lightweight main event of "Combate 15" in Mexico City, Mexico on Friday, June 30. COMBATE AMERICAS RETURNS TO MEXICO CITY ON FRIDAY, JUNE 30 LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA…
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Combate Americas Announces “Cinco De Mayo” Fight Card For Ventura, Calif.

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Announces "Cinco De Mayo" Fight Card For Ventura, Calif. [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCES NINE-BOUT LINEUP FOR CINCO DE MAYO MMA EVENT IN VENTURA, CALIFORNIA LIVE FROM VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS ON FRIDAY, MAY 5 LIGHTWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: JOSE “FROGGY” ESTRADA VS. EMILIO CHAVEZ Lightweight Co-Main Event: Danny “The Realist” Ramirez vs. Chris “Taco”…
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COMBATE AMERICAS COMPLETES STACKED, 10-BOUT FIGHT CARD FOR TUCSON, ARIZONA

[adsenseyu1] COMBATE AMERICAS COMPLETES STACKED, 10-BOUT FIGHT CARD FOR TUCSON, ARIZONA [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS COMPLETES STACKED, 10-BOUT FIGHT CARD FOR TUCSON, ARIZONA LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA AND ESPN LATIN AMERICA ON THURSDAY, APRIL 20 Undefeated welterweights Daniel Rodriguez and Joel Champion face off Unbeaten Alesha Zappitella faces Stephanie Alba  in women’s atomweight matchup Tickets for…
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Combate Americas Announces April 20 Live Television Event in Tucson, Arizona

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Announces April 20 Live Television Event in Tucson, Arizona [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS HITS CASINO DEL SOL IN TUCSON, ARIZONA ON THURSDAY, APRIL 20 LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA BANTAMWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: ROMAN “EL GALLITO” SALAZAR VS. RICKY “EL GALLERO” PALACIOS Middleweight Co-Main Event: Kobe “The Stunna” Ortiz vs. Eddie “Crazy Face” Arizmendi Plus:…
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Erick Gonzalez Interview

[adsenseyu1] Erick Gonzalez Interview [adsenseyu2] Erick Gonzalez Interview What’s up fight fans. Today I will be speaking with Erick “Ghost pepper” Gonzalez. Erick is 6-2 as a professional mixed martial artist and fights under the Combate Americas promotion. He has a fight coming on March 30, 2017 in Tijuana. Let’s take a seat with Erick…
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COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP FOR TIJUANA, MEXICO ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30

[adsenseyu1] COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP FOR TIJUANA, MEXICO ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30 [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP FOR TIJUANA, MEXICO ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30 LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA Bantamweight Main event:  Marcelo “Pitbull” Rojo vs. Iván “El Brasil” Flores Also:  José Alday replaces injured Joey Ruquet, will face Irving Hernández in a featherweight…
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Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Tijuana, Mexico on March 30

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Tijuana, Mexico on March 30 [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS RETURNSTO MEXICO WITH HARD-HITTING DEBUT IN TIJUANA ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30 LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA AND UFC FIGHT PASS®  BANTAMWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: MARCELO “PITBULL” ROJO VS. IVAN FLORES Featherweight Co-Main Event:  Walter Zamora vs. Alex “Gallito” Flores Plus: Erick “Ghost…
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Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Burbank, California on Feb. 16

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Announces Four Bouts For Burbank, California on Feb. 16 [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS HITS BURBANK, CALIFORNIA ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16; LIVE ON AZTECA AMERICA AND UFC FIGHT PASS® ATOMWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: KYRA BATARA VS VANESA RICO FERNANDEZ Featherweight Co-Main Event: Erick Sanchez vs. Andres “The Bullet” Quintana Plus: Erick “Ghost Pepper” Gonzalez vs.…
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Finance & Sports Industry Leader Appointed Combate Americas Chairman

[adsenseyu1] Finance & Sports Industry Leader Appointed Combate Americas Chairman   [adsenseyu2] Combate Americas has appointed longtime financial services and sports industry leader and philanthropist Joe Plumeri, its non-executive board of directors chairman.    COMBATE AMERICAS APPOINTS FINANCE AND SPORTS INDUSTRY LEADER JOE PLUMERI BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIRMAN First Data Vice Chairman, former Willis Group…
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COMBATE AMERICAS: UNDEFEATED BANTAMWEIGHTS MARK DELAROSA AND IVAN HERNANDEZ FLORES FACE OFF IN MEXICO CITY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

[adsenseyu1] COMBATE AMERICAS: UNDEFEATED BANTAMWEIGHTS MARK DELAROSA AND IVAN HERNANDEZ FLORES FACE OFF IN MEXICO CITY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS: UNDEFEATED BANTAMWEIGHTS MARK DELAROSA AND IVAN HERNANDEZ FLORES FACE OFF IN MEXICO CITY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 FIGHT CARD COMPLETE WITH NINE BOUTS, INCLUDING PROMOTIONAL DEBUT OF UNDEFEATED COMBATE AMERICAS OPEN TRYOUT…
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Katy ‘Red Dragon’ Collins Road To The Big Shows

[adsenseyu1] Katy 'Red Dragon' Collins Road To The Big Shows [adsenseyu2] Katy 'Red Dragon' Collins Road To The Big Shows Collins a native of Marked Tree, Arkansas began her fight career back in 2011 & wanted to follow in her brother (Herbert Morgan) footsteps. Collins first 6 amateur fights were very shaky only winning 2…
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Tune In: “Combate Americas Azteca” Premieres Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 3

[adsenseyu1] Tune In: "Combate Americas Azteca" Premieres Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 3 [adsenseyu2] ***TUNE-IN*** AZTECA AMERICA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 10 P.M. & TV AZTECA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4 AT 11 P.M. COMBATE AMERICAS AZTECA PREMIERES TOMORROW, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 IN THE U.S. Combate Americas named as its president Alberto "El Presidente" Rodríguez, formerly known as Alberto…
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Combate Americas and Azteca Announce TV Partnership, Mexico City Live Event

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas and Azteca Announce TV Partnership, Mexico City Live Event [adsenseyu2] TV AZTECA AND COMBATE AMERICAS SIGN EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT TO BROADCAST LIVE, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MMA EVENTS IN SPANISH FROM U.S. AND MEXICO LIVE SERIES KICKS OFF WITH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH FROM MEXICO CITY ON JANUARY 19 Azteca’s first MMA programming deal in history…
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Live Stream: Combate Americas Press Event From Mexico City Tomorrow

[adsenseyu1] Live Stream: Combate Americas Press Event From Mexico City Tomorrow [adsenseyu2] ***MEDIA ALERT*** COMBATE AMERICAS TO ANNOUNCE MAJOR NEWS FROM MEXICO CITY TOMORROW What:  Combate Americas to reveal major news that will accelerate the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise’s already rapid growth, including more than tripling in 2017, the number of live events…
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Alberto El Patron Joins Combate Americas As President

[adsenseyu1] Alberto El Patron Joins Combate Americas As President [adsenseyu2] Multiple-time WWE champion and former MMA heavyweight standout Alberto El Patr?n (pictured), formerly Alberto Del Rio, has joined Combate Americas as the premier Hispanic MMA sports franchise's president. WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPION AND ICON ALBERTO “EL PATR?N” JOINS  COMBATE AMERICAS AS PRESIDENT Former WWE heavyweight champion…
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Combate Americas Adds Marc Stevens vs. Victor Reyna To NY Event

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Adds Marc Stevens vs. Victor Reyna To NY Event [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES THREE NEW BOUTS FOR FIRST-EVER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT IN NY, LIVE ON UFC FIGHT PASS® ON FRIDAY, OCT. 14 Welterweight: Victor Reyna vs. Marc Stevens Bantamweight: Irwin Rivera vs. Jose Ceja Welterweight: James Rodriguez vs. Alex Henry Tickets on…
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Combate Americas First World Title Fight in NY on October 14

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas First World Title Fight in NY on October 14 [adsenseyu2] (Pictured below): Twenty-four year-old surging star John "Sexy Mexy" Castaneda (11-2) of Mankato, Minn. will bid to become the first 135 pound world champion in Combate Americas history onFriday, Oct. 14, live on beIN Sports en Español and UFC FIGHT PASS. COMBATE…
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“Sexy Mexy,” Danny Martinez Step In For Combate Americas on UFC Fight Pass

[adsenseyu1]  "Sexy Mexy," Danny Martinez Step In For Combate Americas on UFC Fight Pass [adsenseyu2] “SEXY MEXY” AND UFC® VET DANNY MARTINEZ STEP IN FOR INJURED FIGHTERS IN  MAIN AND CO-MAIN EVENT BOUTS AT COMBATE AMERICAS ON THURSDAY, AUG. 11,  LIVE ON UFC FIGHT PASS® FROM LOS ANGELES New featherweight main event: John “Sexy Mexy” Castaneda…
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Combate Americas Co-Hosts “Despierta America”

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Co-Hosts "Despierta America" [adsenseyu2] TUNE IN… TO UNIVISION’s DESPIERTA AMÉRICA TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3RD  7AM/6C COMBATE AMERICAS MMA STARS WILL CO-HOST THE PROGRAM AND TALK ABOUT THEIR UPCOMING FIGHTS IN LOS ANGELES  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11TH  About Combate Americas Combate Americas, LLC. is the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise…
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Julianna Pena, Danny Castillo To Host Combate Americas Open Tryout in LA

[adsenseyu1] Julianna Pena, Danny Castillo To Host Combate Americas Open Tryout in LA [adsenseyu2] UFC SUPERSTAR JULIANNA PEÑA, DANNY CASTILLO TO HOST FIRST-EVER  COMBATE AMERICAS OPEN FIGHTER TRYOUT  IN LOS ANGELES ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 PRE-REGISTRATION PROCESS UNDERWAY  ON COMBATEAMERICAS.COM TRYOUT TAKES PLACE TWO DAYS FOLLOWING  COMBATE AMERICAS LIVE EVENT ON UFC FIGHT PASS®  NEW YORK – August…
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Combate Americas Returns To UFC Fight Pass Live on Aug. 11

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Returns To UFC Fight Pass Live on Aug. 11 [adsenseyu2] Women's atomweight star Kyra "Mogwai" Batara (pictured) will return to Combate Americas action, live on UFC Fight Pass, on Thursday, Aug. 11.  Batara will square off with veteran Lisa Ellis in the co-main event of the 10-fight card in Los Angeles, Calif.…
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30 Fights in 30 Days: Combate Americas Goes Weekly on NBC Universo

[adsenseyu1] 30 Fights in 30 Days: Combate Americas Goes Weekly on NBC Universo [adsenseyu2] THIRTY FIGHTS IN THIRTY DAYS! COMBATE AMERICAS ACTION HEATS UP  WITH WEEKLY MMA FIGHT SERIES ON NBC UNIVERSO,  BEGINNING MONDAY, APRIL 18 NEW YORK – March 28, 2015 – Combate Americas, the first-ever U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise founded by…
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Rey Mysterio Named Combate Americas Ambassador

[adsenseyu1] Rey Mysterio Named Combate Americas Ambassador [adsenseyu2] Three-time WWE world champion Rey Mysterio has been appointed ambassador of Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic MMA sports franchise in history.   REY MYSTERIO NAMED  COMBATE AMERICAS AMBASSADOR;  WILL DEBUT LIVE ON NBC UNIVERSO  ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 Former WWE star Konnan to serve as color commentator…
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Combate Americas Hits Hollywood – Live on NBC Universo on Dec. 16

[adsenseyu1] Combate Americas Hits Hollywood - Live on NBC Universo on Dec. 16 [adsenseyu2] COMBATE AMERICAS HITS HOLLYWOOD! First U.S. Hispanic MMA franchise brings live televised  “Road To The Championship” fight series to Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 16“Sexy Mexy” faces “Kiko” Lopez in bantamweight main event Ricky Palacios battles Anthony Paredes in bantamweight co-main event…
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Alberto Del Rio Joins Combate Americas and NBC Universo as Announcer

[adsenseyu1] Alberto Del Rio Joins Combate Americas and NBC Universo as Announcer [adsenseyu2] FOUR-TIME WWE CHAMPION  ALBERTO DEL RIO JOINS COMBATE AMERICAS  AS COLOR COMMENTATOR LIVE ON NBC UNIVERSO Pro wrestling icon and former MMA star to call the action  for live event series beginning  Thursday, Sept. 17 at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT at…
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NBC UNIVERSO to Feature Combate Americas’ Most Bad-Ass Latino MMA Fighters

[adsenseyu1] COMBATE AMERICAS AND NBC UNIVERSO KICK OFF ALL-NEW MMA FIGHT SERIES “ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP” LIVE ON THUR., SEPT. 17  FROM LAS VEGAS [adsenseyu2] Combate Americas, the first-ever U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise founded by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-creator Campbell McLaren, and NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, today announced the…
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