Kyra Batara out of Combate Ocho
By Edward Carbajal
Late Wednesday night it was announced on social media that Kyra Batara (5-3) will be removed from the Combate Americas return to Fight Pass this August. Combate CEO, Campbell McLaren made the announcement on Twitter and Batara confirmed it was due to an injury on the social network. Batara and her opponent, Lisa Elis (15-10) will be removed from the card.
A “pulled glute and hammy” can definitely affect a fighters mobility and that makes it hard to compete effectively let alone defend one’s self. Sad news for Combate Americas but if you have seen Batara in action, she should bounce back soon.
Combate Americas was on UFC Fight Pass last spring and brought some mid-week, welcome MMA action to fight fans.
Tickets for “Aspira A Mas Presents Combate Americas: Combate Ocho,” priced from $40, are on sale at ItsMySeat.com as well as at The Exchange box office. UFC FIGHT PASS is available on personal computers, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV and Roku devices.
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.