Combate Americas Copa Combate Fight Card
Copa Combate, the one night, eight-man tournament airs this Friday in its entirety in English in the U.S. and Canada on DAZN (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), and live on television in Spanish in the U.S. on both Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and Univision Deportes Network (UDN) (12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT).
In a press release, Combate Americas stated the tournament format that will be airing on the streaming service that has been featuring a lot of boxing and MMA since they announced their expansion to the United States last June.
On one side of the draw, or “Group A,” Requeijo will square off with Pablo “El Gallo” Villaseca (13-4) of Santiago, Chile, while Alejandro “Gallito” Flores (13-1) of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico will battle undefeated John “Ronin” Bedoya (6-0) of Bogota, Colombia.
On the other side of the draw, or “Group B,” Ruquet will collide with Bruno “Aquiles” Cannetti (7-5) of Buenos Aires, Argentina, while Andres “The Bullet” Quintana (15-2) of Roswell, N.M., USA will face fellow prolific star Marlon “Deriko Siete” Gonzales (13-3-2, 1 NC) of Lima, Peru.
The winners of each quarterfinal stage bout in Group A will meet in semifinal stage action, while the winners of each quarterfinal stage bout in Group B will do likewise.
The two semifinal stage fight winners will face off in the championship showdown with the $100,000 grand prize at stake. -Combate Americas
See the full card below:
PRELIMINARY BOUT CARD:
Flyweight: Paul Elizondo vs. Nathan Napolitano
Welterweight: Evan Solorio vs. Jimmy Molina
Middleweight: Albert Gonzales vs. James Porter
FEATURED FLYWEIGHT BOUT:
Corina Herrera vs. Maria Paula Buzaglo
“COPA COMBATE” FEATHERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT ALTERNATE BOUTS:
Pablo Sabori vs. Michael Irizarry
Rudy Morales vs. Vicente Marquez Enriquez
“COPA COMBATE” FEATHERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT QUARTERNAL STAGE BOUTS:
Daniel Requeijo vs. Pablo Villaseca
Joey Ruquet vs. Bruno Cannetti
Alejandro Flores vs. John Bedoya
Andres Quintana vs. Marlon Gonzales