Combate Americas is set to host a unique one-night eight-man tournament tonight called Copa Combate, where the bantamweight winner will receive a $100,000 grand prize for making it past three opponents. Today, CA founder Campbell McLaren revealed that recently signed UFC veteran Erik Perez will be facing the Copa Combate winner in his debut. Join us down in the comments section, as we discuss this unique tournament, and the co-main event matchup between straw weights Gloria Bravo and Melissa Martinez. The live stream to the Copa Combate prelims can be found at the top of the page.
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NBCSN and Telemundo will air the tournament semifinal matchups as well as the tournament finals, with the quarter finals and alternate bouts airing live on the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo app and TelemundoDeportes.com. Coverage on NBCSN will be live streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. The Copa Combate event is scheduled to kick off at 9:15 P.M. ET, with the televised portion of the card beginning at 11:30 P.M. ET.
Copa Combate quarter finals:
Marcelo Rojo vs. Mikey Erosa
Carlos Rivera vs. Levy Saul Marroquin
John Castaneda vs. Kevin Moreyra
Marc Gomez vs. Alejandro Abomohor
Women’s strawweight co-main event:
Gloria Bravo vs. Melissa Martinez
Copa Combate alternate bout:
Felipe Vargas vs. Victor Madrigal
Women’s atomweight featured bout:
Lisbeth Lopez Silva vs. Sheila Padilla