HEADING FIGHT AT LIGHTWEIGHT: CRISTIAN “PUAS” PEREZ (MEXICO) VS. SAMUEL “THE STREET CAT” ALVAREZ (USA) UNIVISION (12 AM ET/PT) AND TUDN (12 AM ET
HEADING FIGHT AT LIGHTWEIGHT:
CRISTIAN “PUAS” PEREZ (MEXICO) VS. SAMUEL “THE STREET CAT” ALVAREZ (USA)
UNIVISION (12 AM ET/PT) AND TUDN (12 AM ET/9 PM PT)
NEW YORK – August 2, 2022 – Combate Global today announced a five-fight mixed martial arts (MMA) card for Friday, August 5 in Miami, Fla. on television in the U.S. on Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and TUDN (12 a.m. ET/PT). ET/9pm PT).
The main event at lightweight (155 pounds) will be a classic Mexico vs. USA matchup as Cristian “Puas” Pérez (9-1) takes on Samuel “The Alley Cat” Alvarez (7-5). .
The 22-year-old Perez from Ensenada, BC, Mexico is ranked number two in Global Combat lightweight and was the 2021 “Fighter of the Year.”
Perez earned five straight wins last year, four by (T)KO or submission, and began 2022 with a unanimous decision win over Spaniard Sebastian Santana Guedes on April 22.
Alvarez is a 29-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt and self-proclaimed black belt with “these hands.”
Alvarez is 4-1 at Combate Global competition venue La Jaula and is coming off an entertaining split decision victory over Mexico’s Jordan Beltran on May 13.
In a featured Women’s Strawweight (115lbs) competition, Muay Thai Champion Claudia Diaz (18-11-1) from Barcelona, Spain via Miami will take on Andrea Amaro (2-2-2) from El Paso. , Texas.
A featured matchup will pit Iván “Choko” Castillo (22-15) of Ensenada against Vernon Ramos (7-1) of Panama City, Panama at a catchweight of 175 pounds.
The preliminary bout card will be highlighted by a 150-pound catchweight contest between Axel Diaz (4-2) of Mexico City, Mexico by way of Stockton, CA and Chris Boasso (3-3) of Miami.
In a second women’s strawweight bout, Alison Beth Milliron (2-1) of Petoskey, MI will take on Tanya Nijjar (0-0) of Kelowna, BC, Canada.
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