Combate Americas returns in April
By Edward Carbajal
Combate Americas, the first-ever U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise founded by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-creator Campbell McLaren, today announced the return of its epic, action-packed “Road To the Championship” fight series to NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos, with a weekly, one-hour program, beginning Monday, April 18, at 12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, from Los Angeles, Calif.
30 bouts featuring notable Latino fighters that have trained other the likes of Uriah Faber and Eddie Bravo are set to compete on the weekly show. Professional boxer Ricky “El Gallero” Palacios (5-1 MMA, 2-0-1 boxing) should be of interest to Frontproof Media boxing readers and MMA fans should watch for 10th Planet pupil Kyra “Mogwai” Batara (4-3).
Additional participating fighters and match-ups will be announced soon, as will the Los Angeles location for the kick-off event and host venues for subsequent events.
Edward Carbajal is a contributing writer for MMA at Page2sports.com and Frontproof Media. You can follow Edward on Twitter @Carbazel or at his website TheBlogBoardJungle.com. Check out his podcast on Spreaker.