On Thursday, Feb. 16, Combate Americas hosted its 11th event from the Burbank Convention Center in Burbank, Calif.

In the evening’s main card action, Albert Tapia edged out Benji Gomez, women’s atomweights Kaiyana Rain and Alyssa Garcia met in a catchweight bout, and crisp boxer Andrés Quintana clashed with Erick Sánchez. The previously scheduled main event between Kyra Batara and Vanessa Fernandez was cancelled due to Batara missing weight.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Albert Tapia def. Benji Gomez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Heinrich Wassmer def. Heber Castillo by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:57
Alyssa Garcia def. Kaiyana Rain by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Danny Martinez def. Erick Gonzalez by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Jose Estrada def. George Hernandez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:09
Andrés Quintana def. Erick Sánchez by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Rudy Morales def. Izic Fernandez by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Javier Garcia def. Donte Stubbs by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 0:58

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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