On Friday, May 18, Combate Americas held its 21st event from the Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutierrez Moreno from Tijuana, Mexico.

In the night’s main event, Bellator and The Ultimate Fighter veteran Andrés Quintana took on Mexico’s Marco Antonio Elpidio. Quintana, 26, had victories in his past three fights, including a submission victory over Rey Trujillo in his most recent bout. Elpidio had won four of his past five fights with his only loss coming by way of split decision to Erick Gonzlez.

The event aired live at 11 p.m. ET on Univision TV.

Andrés Quintana def. Marco Antonio Elpidio by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Eduardo Matias Torres def. Kevin Amador by submission (verbal). Round 3, 1:26
Edgar Chairez def. Alan Cantu Garcia by TKO. Round 1, 2:58
Jair Pérez def. Jesus Blanco by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:15
Yajaira Romo def. Vannesa Rico Fernandez by TKO. Round 2, 2:46
Daniel Rodriguez def. Alex Velazco by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 2:41
Christian Quiñonez def. Vinicius de Oliveira by TKO. Round 2, 0:44
Rodrigo Vargas def. Mike De La Torre by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 0:18
Georgina Almeraz def. Mireia García by split decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)

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