Combate Americas returned to McAllen, Texas, to celebrate the most important fight of the year, where former UFC champion Tito Ortiz faced former WWE champion Alberto “El Patrón” Rodríguez, with 10 electrifying Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights.

The main event battle saw Tito Ortiz (21-12-2) as the winner, who managed to submit his opponent Alberto Rodriguez (9-6) with a Rear Naked Choke, at 3:10 of the first round.

In the co-headliner, Melissa “Super Mely” Martinez (7-0) became the first ever female strawweight champion of Combate Americas after defeating U.S. Desiree “Dirty Dez” Yanez (5-2) by split decision.

The results of ‘Combate Americas: Tito vs Alberto – What Side Are You On’ are shown below:


Tito Ortiz defeats Alberto Rodriguez via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:10 of R1

Melissa Martinez defeats Desiree Yanez via Split Decision (29-28, 29-29, 27-29)

Levy Marroquin defeats Enrique Gonzalez via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 4:53 of R1

Daniel Barez defeats Joao Camilo via Split Decision (30-27 29-28, 28-29)

Dulce Garcia defeats Anali Lopez via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:47 of R1

Gaston Reyno defeats Rey Trujillo via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Víctor Martínez defeats Luis Luna via TKO (Punches) at 1:30 of R1

Raymond Banda vs Edmilson Freitas ends in a Majority Draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Luke Flores defeats Clarence Brown via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:16 of R1

Elias Urbina defeats Mikey Tovar via KO (Head Kick) at 3:14 of R1