Combate Americas will return to Tijuana, Mexico on May 18 for an event entitled “Mexico vs. El Mundo.”
The card will be headlined by a featherweight duel pitting Albuquerque, N.M., resident Andres Quintana against Mexico City native Marco Antonio Elpidio. In the co-main event Mexico City’s Rodrigo Vargas will square off against San Diego, Calif., native Mike de la Torre at 155 pounds. Promotion officials announced the event on Wednesday.
Combate Americas ‘Mexico vs. El Mundo’ takes place at Auditorio Municipal Tijuana and will feature athletes from Mexico competing against fighters from the United States, Spain, Brazil and Chile.
The following six bouts were also announced for the card: Christian Quinonez vs. Vinicius de Oliveira Prestes de Matos at bantamweight; Eduardo Torres vs. Kevin Amador at bantamweight; Vanesa Rico vs. Yajaira Romo at atomweight; Alex Velasco vs. Daniel Rodriguez at lightweight; Jair Perez vs. Jesus Blanco at lightweight and Edgar Chairez vs. Beche Cantu at flyweight.