October 11, 2019
Combate Americas made its return to Tucson, Arizona, with 10 electrifying fights at the AVA Amphitheater of the Casino del Sol.
In the main event of the evening, Joby Sanchez (13-5), who made his Combate Americas’ debut, won by unanimous decision after defeating former champion Jose Alday (13-5-1).
Local star Anthony Birchak (16-6) won his fight in fast-fashion, after defeating his opponent Erik Radleim (5-5) at 1:40 of the first round, after applying a Rear Naked Choke.
Lucero Acosta (1-0), who made her professional debut in Tucson, defeated Phoenix based fighter Valerie Quintero (0-1) by unanimous decision.
The Mexican Guillermo Torres (4-0) won by unanimous decision against Orlando Jimenez (2-1), in a much anticipated clash that pitted two teammates of MMA superstars Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz.
The results of Combate Americas: Tucson, are shown below:
Joby Sanchez defeats Jose Alday via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Anthony Birchak defeats Erik Radleim via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:40 of R1
Lucero Acosta defeats Valerie Quintero via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Guillermo Torres defeats Orlando Jimenez via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jesus Rivas defeats Humberto Duarte via Submission (Arm Bar) at 0:33 of R1
Raymond Pina defeats Michael Robertson vis Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:46 of R3
Joao Camilo defeats Jaime Alvarez via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:48 of R1
Chris Quiroz defeats Gabe Brown via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Dorian Ramos defeats Anthony Elijah via TKO (Punches) at 1:55 of R1
Erick Barreras defeats Aaron Hernandez via KO (Punch) at 2:23 of R1