Combate Global Announces Full Fight Card for April 9 Event on Univision

By Tristen Critchfield Apr 7, 2021


Combate Global has revealed the full fight card for the kickoff event of its partnership with Univision, and a championship bout is at the top of the lineup.

The promotion announced Tuesday that Edgar Chairez will face Mefi Monterroso for the inaugural North American Flyweight Championship in Friday’s main event at Univision Studios in Miami, Fla. In the co-main event, David Martinez will square off against Mefi Monterroso.

The Combate Global card airs live in the U.S. on Univision at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT and TUDN USA at 12:30 a.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT. Combate Global recently announced a five-year agreement with Univision to broadcast 30 events annually.

“We are coming out swinging in 2021, and are going to start the year off with a historic night that crowns our first North American champion,” said Combate Global CEO Campbell McLaren.

Four other bouts were also confirmed for the card: Jessica Vargas vs. Laura Gallardo at a 122-pound catchweight; Jomal Rodriguez vs. Sergio Sosa at lightweight; Adam Martinez vs. Pierre Daguzan at featherweight and Steven Martinez vs. Amir Kazemi at 140 pounds.
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