Category Archives: Combate Americas

Former NBCUniversal CMO Named Combate Americas President

COMBATE AMERICAS NAMES MEDIA INDUSTRY VETERAN JACQUELINE HERNANDEZ PRESIDENT Hernandez Previously Served as Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises; Chief Operating Officer, Telemundo Enterprises and Publisher of People En Español   NEW YORK- June 4, 2018 – Combate Americas, the world’s premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports and multimedia entertainment company targeting Hispanics, announced today the appointment…
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Combate Americas Announces Live Telecast, Complete Card This Friday

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  LIVE UNIVISION DEPORTES NETWORK TELECAST OF ‘MEXICO VS EL MUNDO’ MMA SHOWDOWN  FROM TIJUANA, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, MAY 18 LIVE, 90-MINUTE TELECAST BEGINS AT 11 P.M. ET/8 P.M. PT UNDERCARD TO STREAM LIVE ON UNIVISIONDEPORTES.COM BEGINNING AT 10 P.M. ET/7 P.M. PT NEW YORK – May 15, 2018 - Combate Americas today announced a live…
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Combate Americas Announces New Main Event, LIVE Telecast For Friday

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES NEW MAIN EVENT,  LIVE UNIVISION DEPORTES NETWORK TELECAST OF ‘MEXICO VS USA’ MMA SHOWDOWN FROM SACRAMENTO, CALIF. ON FRIDAY, MAY 11 BRENDA ENRIQUEZ REPLACES INJURED KYRA BATARA  IN MAIN EVENT BATTLE WITH LISBETH LOPEZ SILVA LIVE, 90-MINUTE TELECAST BEGINS AT 11 P.M. ET/8 P.M. PT UNDERCARD TO STREAM LIVE ON UNIVISIONDEPORTES.COM BEGINNING…
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COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES ‘MEXICO VS EL MUNDO’ MMA EXTRAVAGANZA  IN TIJUANA, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, MAY 18

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES ‘MEXICO VS EL MUNDO’ MMA EXTRAVAGANZA  IN TIJUANA, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, MAY 18 MEXICO’S TOP RISING STARS FACE OFF WITH RIVALS  FROM THE U.S., SPAIN, BRAZIL AND CHILE  TICKETS ON SALE AT TAQUILLAEXPRESS.COM  FEATHERWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: MARCO ELPIDIO (MEXICO) VS. ANDRES QUINTANA (U.S.) NEW YORK – May 2, 2018 - Combate Americas today announced its return…
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Combate Americas Scores Record TV Ratings, KO’s The Competition

COMBATE AMERICAS KNOCKS OUT THE COMPETITION WITH RECORD RATINGS Over 4.6 Million Television Viewers Tune In For “Combate Estrellas I” Across Univision And Univision Deportes Network In The U.S. And Azteca 7 in Mexico U.S. Television Ratings Increase By 10 Percent with “Combate Estrellas II”  On Friday, April 20 Sponsors Included Anheuser-Busch’s Estrella Jalisco, Advanced…
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Combate Americas Announces “Mexico vs. USA” on Friday, May 11

Below: Kyra Batara (left) will face off with Lisbeth Lopez Silva (right) in the atomweight main event of "Combate Americas: Mexico vs. USA" in Sacramento, Calif. on Friday, May 11. COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES “MEXICO VS USA” MMA SHOWDOWN IN SACRAMENTO, CALIF. ON FRIDAY, MAY 11 MAIN EVENT: LISBETH LOPEZ SILVA (MEXICO) VS. KYRA BATARA (USA) CO-MAIN…
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LIVE Friday on Univision Deportes Network: Goyito vs. Fuentes

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  LIVE UNIVISION DEPORTES NETWORK TELECAST, COMPLETE BOUT CARD FOR "COMBATE ESTRELLAS II" IN MONTERREY, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20 VICTOR MADRIGAL REPLACES LEVY MARROQUIN IN BANTAMWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT SHOWDOWN WITH ALEJANDRO FLORES IVANNA MARTINENGHI REPLACES FRANCIS HERNANDEZ AGAINST UNDEFEATED MELISSA MARTINEZ IN STRAWWEIGHT FEATURED CONTEST STAR-STUDDED EVENT HEADLINED BY MUCH-ANTICIPATED BANTAMWEIGHT REMATCH BETWEEN ERIK…
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CA Announces New Main Event For First Live Univision Broadcast Friday

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES TRIO OF LINEUP CHANGES FOR FIRST-EVER LIVE MMA EVENT ON UNIVISION ON FRIDAY, APRIL 13 FROM LOS ANGELES Detached retina forces Marc Gomez out, John Castaneda now faces Jose Alday in new “Combate Estrellas I” bantamweight main event   Five-division world boxing champion Amanda Serrano battles Corina Herrera in new flyweight co-main event  …
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Combate Americas Signs Featherweight Star Gaston “Tonga” Reyno

COMBATE AMERICAS SIGNS MMA STAR  GASTON “TONGA” REYNO  TO EXCLUSIVE, MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT NEW YORK – APRIL 6, 2018 – Combate Americas today announced the signing of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) featherweight (145 pounds) star Gaston “Tonga” Reyno (7-2) to an exclusive, multi-year promotional contract. The 5-foot-10, 31-year-old Reyno, who hails from Montevideo, Uruguay, will make his promotional debut for Combate…
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Univision and Combate Americas Announce Multi-Year TV Deal

UNIVISION DEPORTES AND COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR, LIVE PROGRAMMING AGREEMENT FOR WORLD’S PREMIER HISPANIC MMA SPORTS SERIES 2018 Lineup includes 16 Television Airings  Across Univision NetworksHistoric Partnership Begins with Live Univision Broadcast   of “Combate Estrellas I” from Los Angeles on Friday, April 13   NEW YORK – March 29, 2018 – Univision Deportes and Combate Americas, the premier Hispanic…
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COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW BOUTS FOR “COMBATE ESTRELLAS II” IN MONTERREY, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW BOUTS FOR "COMBATE ESTRELLAS II" IN MONTERREY, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20 STAR-STUDDED EVENT HEADLINED BY MUCH-ANTICIPATED BANTAMWEIGHT REMATCH BETWEEN ERIK “GOYITO” PEREZ AND DAVID “D.J.” FUENTES TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY AT SUPERBOLETOS.COM NEW YORK – March 22, 2018 - Combate Americas today announced seven new matchups, including a featherweight…
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Combate Americas Announces Debut of “Goyito” Perez at ‘Estrellas II’

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES "COMBATE ESTRELLAS II"  IN MONTERREY, MEXICO ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20 STAR-STUDDED EVENT HEADLINED BY MEXICO-U.S. SHOWDOWN  AS ERIK “GOYITO” PEREZ AIMS FOR REVENGE  IN BANTAMWEIGHT REMATCH WITH D.J. FUENTES  PLUS: “COPA COMBATE” TOURNAMENT CHAMPION  LEVY MARROQUIN FACES RIVAL ALEJANDRO “GALLITO” FLORES   UNDEFEATED “SUPER MELY” MARTINEZ TAKES ON  FRANCES HERNANDEZ IN FEATURED WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT…
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Combate Americas: Six New Fights Added To April 13 Live Event in LA

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES SIX NEW MATCHUPS FOR “COMBATE ESTRELLAS I” IN LOS ANGELES ON APRIL 13 JOSE “FROGGY” ESTRADA TO FACE PABLO “GALLO NEGRO” SABORI  IN FEATHERWEIGHT MAIN CARD CONTEST PLUS PRELIMINARY CARD MATCHUPS: LIGHTWEIGHT: RAFA “GIFTED” GARCIA VS. CHASE “EL GUERO” GIBSON ATOMWEIGHT: PAULINA “FIREFOX” GRANADOS VS. SHEILA PADILLA LIGHTWEIGHT: DANNY “THE REALIST” RAMIREZ…
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CA: Amanda Serrano Set For MMA Debut, Castaneda vs. ‘Lufo’ II

Five-division world boxing champion Amanda "The Real Deal" Serrano will make her highly anticipated MMA rules debut  n the co-main event of "Combate Estrellas I," the first Combate Americas live television event of the year, in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday, April 13.  Photo: Scott Hirano/Combate Americas, LLC. COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES “COMBATE ESTRELLAS I:” FIRST LIVE,…
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COMBATE AMERICAS SIGNS FIRST-EVER, FIVE-DIVISION WORLD BOXING CHAMPION AMANDA SERRANO

Five-division world boxing champion Amanda "The Real Deal" Serrano has signed an exclusive, multi-year promotional agreement with Combate Americas, and is slated to make her MMA debut in March. COMBATE AMERICAS SIGNS  FIRST-EVER, FIVE-DIVISION WORLD BOXING CHAMPION  AMANDA SERRANO   Pound-for-pound boxing phenom set to make her much-anticipated  MMA debut for world’s premier Hispanic MMA…
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Telemundo Broadcasts of Combate Americas Deliver Highest-Rated MMA

Below: Levy Saul Marroquin (center) of Mexico celebrates his victory of the first-ever "COPA COMBATE" one-night, eight-man tournament that saw him defeat three consecutive opponents to take home the $100,000 USD grand prize.  The event marked the first live Telemundo broadcast of MMA in history and scored a massive ratings success for the television network…
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Combate 19 Weigh-In Results, Photos and Video

Kyra Batara (left) and Paulina Granados (right) faced off on stage after each weighed in one day before their much-anticipated main event showdown at "TS-1 Promotions Presents: Combate 19 (Queen Warriors)" live on Telemundo from Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, Dec. 1. OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR  “TS-1 PROMOTIONS PRESENTS: COMBATE 19 (QUEEN WARRIORS)" SAN ANTONIO,…
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Live Stream Tomorrow: ‘Combate 19 (Queen Warriors)’Weigh-Ins

* * FREE OPEN PUBLIC WEIGH IN * * COMBATE AMERICAS MMA STARS  TO WEIGH IN ONE DAY BEFORE STAR-STUDDED LIVE EVENT Thursday, November 30, 1:30 p.m. CT at Sunset Station in San Antonio Open To The Public Live Stream at Facebook.com/CombateAmericasOfficial  at 2:30 p.m. ET/1:30 pm CT WHO:               Atomweight rivals Kyra “Mogwai” Batara and Paulina “Firefox” Granados Featherweight co-main event…
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Complete 7-Bout Prelim Card Set For Friday’s Combate Americas Live TV Event

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  SEVEN-BOUT PRELIMINARY CARD FOR STACKED MMA EVENT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1ST IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS All preliminary bouts stream live on the  Telemundo Deportes En Vivo App and TelemundoDeportes.com,  beginning at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT  Main card airs live on Telemundo at 12 a.m. ET/11 p.m. CT   SAN ANTONIO, TX – November 29, 2017 – Combate…
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COMBATE AMERICAS AND TELEMUNDO DEPORTES ANNOUNCE LIVE BROADCAST OF STAR-STUDDED MMA EVENT  FROM SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS ON FRIDAY, DEC. 1

COMBATE AMERICAS AND TELEMUNDO DEPORTES ANNOUNCE LIVE BROADCAST OF STAR-STUDDED MMA EVENT  FROM SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS ON FRIDAY, DEC. 1 Women’s Main Event Features Long-Awaited Showdown Between Fierce Rivals Kyra Batara and Paulina Granados Winner of Batara-Granados matchup to represent the U.S.  in first-ever Pan-Regional championship  Multiple-time WWE Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio to call the…
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“COPA COMBATE” IS OFFICIAL AFTER ALL FIGHTERS WEIGH IN

Pictured: John "Sexi Mexi" Castaneda weighed in at 135.9 pounds for the "COPA COMBATE" one-night, eight-man, $100,000 grand prize bantamweight tournament, live on NBCSN and Telemundo tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:30 p.m. ET/10:30 p.m. CT. Photo credit: Castaneda will represent the U.S., and face off with Kevin Moreyra from Peru in the quarterfinal stage…
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COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES TELEVISION BROADCAST TEAMS FOR “COPA COMBATE” LIVE ON TELEMUNDO AND NBCSN ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  TELEVISION BROADCAST TEAMS FOR “COPA COMBATE”  LIVE ON TELEMUNDO AND NBCSN ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11 ALBERTO DEL RIO, GILBERT “EL NINO” MELENDEZ, JULIANNA PENA,  EDGAR LOPEZ AND IVETTE HERNANDEZ SLATED TO CALL THE ACTION ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN, $100,000 GRAND PRIZE TOURNAMENT PITS  WORLD-CLASS FIGHTERS FROM THE U.S., LATIN AMERICA AND SPAIN AGAINST EACH OTHER  …
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COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  MATCHUPS FOR “COPA COMBATE” ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN, $100,000 GRAND PRIZE TOURNAMENT  LIVE ON TELEMUNDO AND NBCSN ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  MATCHUPS FOR “COPA COMBATE” ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN, $100,000 GRAND PRIZE TOURNAMENT  LIVE ON TELEMUNDO AND NBCSN ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11 HISTORIC EXTRAVAGANZA PITS WORLD-CLASS FIGHTERS FROM  THE U.S., LATIN AMERICA AND SPAIN AGAINST EACH OTHER  IN CANCUN, MEXICO CANCUN, MX – November 7, 2017 – Combate Américas announced earlier the official matchups for the quarterfinal, or opening…
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Combate Americas Signs MMA Superstar Erik “Goyito” Perez

COMBATE AMERICAS SIGNS MMA SUPERSTAR  ERIK “GOYITO” PEREZ NEW YORK – November 1, 2017 – Combate Americas today announced the signing of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bantamweight (135 pounds) superstar Erik "Goyito" Pérez (17-6) to an exclusive, multi-year promotional agreement. The 27-year-old Pérez of Monterrey, Mexico is expected to make his debut in La Jaula, the Combate Americas cage, in…
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Live on NBCSN: “Copa Combate” Marks First NBCU Simulcast Ever

Below (right): Ricky "El Gallero" Palacios (9-1) will compete in the "COPA COMBATE," one-night, eight-man, $100,000 grand prize, bantamweight Combate Americas tournament, live on both Telemundo and NBCSN on Saturday, Nov. 11. COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES  ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TELECAST FOR  “COPA COMBATE” LIVE ON NBCSN ON SATURDAY, NOV. 11 FROM CANCUN, MEXICO Historic event airs live in…
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Copa Combate: Tournament Alternate Bouts, Women’s Prelim Announced

Pictured below:  Levy Saul "El Negro" Marroquin (8-2) will compete in a "COPA COMBATE" tournament alternate bout in Cancun, Mexico on Saturday, Nov. 11.  Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Combate Americas, LLC COMBATE AMERICAS  ANNOUNCES TWO TOURNAMENT ALTERNATE BOUTS,  WOMEN’S PRELIMINARY BOUT FOR “COPA COMBATE” ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 IN CANCUN, MEXICO HISTORIC EVENT’S ONE-NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN,  $100,000 GRAND PRIZE TOURNAMENT…
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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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