Women's MMA will seize"La Jaula" when youngster Melissa "Melly" Martinez (1-0) takes on dangerous Yajaira "Shokolate" Romo (3-2) in Mexico. This time, the action will be in the women's strawweight division (115lbs).
With only 19 years old, Martinez will make her debut in Combate Americas, a promotion that has become one of the most important in the world.
Also known as "Melly", comes from a victory in her professional debut against Iliana Lopez via TKO. Combate 15 will serve as a great opportunity for Martinez to show herself in an international stage, fighting in her hometown.
On the other hand, Yajaira Romo is a more experienced fighter, the Lion Alpha Team's athlete always brings an aggressive style to the cage, seeking for a striking exchange and making her power the one who talks during the action.
Since her debut in 2015, the girl from Monterrey has won three important matches against Wendy Arellano, Pamela González and Viridiana González, however, in her most recent fights, she lost in two opportunities, including a decision defeat against Lisbeth Lopez Silva.
Combate Americas will return to Mexico City with a card full of warriors and the best MMA action, next June 30th at the legendary Sala de Armas. The event will be broadcasted live on Azteca America at 10:00PM (ET).