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Combate World Proclaims Full April 9 Combat Card | FightBookMMA
April 6, 2021
NEW YORK and MIAMI – Combate World and Univision Communications, Inc. at the moment introduced that they’ll kick off their lately introduced new partnership with a North American championship Blended Martial Arts (MMA) occasion, reside on tv within the U.S. on Univision (12:30 am ET/PT) and TUDN USA (12:30 a.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT), and in Mexico on Televisa Canal 5 (11:30 p.m. native time) on Friday, April 9 from Univision’s studios in Miami, Fla.
Right now’s information comes on the heels of the latest announcement concerning the new, 5-year media deal between Combate World and Univision that requires 30 Combate World reside occasions yearly, for a complete of 150 occasions.
“We’re popping out swinging in 2021, and are going to start out the 12 months off with a historic evening that crowns our first North American champion,” mentioned Combate World CEO Campbell McLaren.
Within the Combate World North American championship major occasion and inaugural flyweight (125 kilos) title bout that additionally pits Mexico reverse the U.S., Edgar “Pitbull” Chairez (6-3) will collide with Mefi “Lil Monsta’” Monterroso (5-2).
The 25-year-old Chairez of Tijuana, B.C. has produced a number of the most thrilling moments in La Jaula, the Combate World competitors cage, incomes all 5 of his wins within the promotion by means of (T)KO or submission, together with a shocking, 18-second armbar submission of Erick Villaluz on June 30, 2017.
Preventing out of San Jose, Calif., the 31-year-old Monterroso is a former California State highschool wrestling champion who has additionally competed in skilled boxing.
Monterroso trains at famed MMA camp, American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). He notched his quickest victory with a TKO (punches) of Isaiah Wright in simply 15 seconds on November 5, 2016.
In Friday’s co-main occasion unbeaten David “The Black Spartan” Martinez (3-0) of Mexico Metropolis, Mexico will return to Combate World motion and tackle Gianni “Kryptonia” Vasquez (5-4) of Irvine, Calif. by way of Mexico Metropolis in a bantamweight (135 kilos) contest.
A featured ladies’s catchweight (122 kilos) matchup will see Jessica Vargas (2-1) of La Paz, Bolivia will battle Laura “La Jefa” Gallardo (2-1) of La Habra Heights, Calif.
In preliminary bout motion, Jomal Rodriguez (3-2) of Plant Metropolis, Fla. will meet Sergio Sosa (1-1) of Miami at light-weight (155 kilos).
Adam “The American Bully” Martinez (6-2) of Colorado Springs, Colo. will battle Pierre “The French Hawaiian” Daguzan (5-4) of Honolulu, Hawaii by way of Versailles, Yvelines, France at featherweight (145 kilos).
Steven Martinez (0-0) of San Antonio, Texas will make his skilled debut reverse Amir Naser Kazemi (1-1) in a 140-pound catchweight bout.
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