Combate Americas Bouts Announced for Mexico Debut

Combate Americas Bouts Announced for Mexico Debut

By Edward Carbajal

1/4/2016


Combate Americas returns on January 19 with their first event in Mexico airing on Azteca America live at (10 p.m. ET/PT) and UFC FIGHT PASS® (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT). The event takes place at El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City for the promotion’s Mexico debut. The card features two local fighters and some familiar names from the Combate Americas roster.

Usually serving as color commentator Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc will make her return to action as she puts down the microphone to face Lisbeth Lopez Silva. Also, the main event will feature the return of Gustavo Lopez who fought on the promotions New York debut last October and is coming off a loss that cost him a chance at becoming the first champion for Combate Americas. He faces Steve Swanson, who has won his last four fights by way of knockout or TKO.

See the current bout listing below:

Combate Americas: Mexico

Steve Swanson (14-2) vs. Gustavo Lopez (6-2)

Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (9-9) vs. Lisbeth Lopez Silva (3-3)

Rodrigo “Kazula” Vargas (9-5) vs. Marco Antonio “La Rocka” Elpidio (4-1-1)

Jose “The Ghost” Ceja (4-3) vs.  Joey “El Cazador” Ruquet (3-1)


Edward Carbajal is a contributing writer for MMA at Frontproof Media and a Verified Creator at Creators.co. You can follow Edward on Twitter @Carbazel or at his website TheBlogBoardJungle.com. Check out his YouTube channel.

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