On Saturday, Dec. 9, Combate Americas hosted its 51st event from the Payne Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
In the main event, former UFC champion Tito Ortiz took on former WWE titleholder Alberto “del Rio” Rodriguez. The 44-year-old Ortiz rode a two-fight winning streak, having bested rival Chuck Liddell under the Golden Boy banner and Chael Sonnen in the Bellator MMA cage. Rodriguez boasted a resume that includes multiple appearances in Pride FC. However, the 42-year-old had not competed in MMA since a 2010 loss to Mamoru Yamamoto.
The night’s main card aired live via pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV.
Tito Ortiz def. Alberto Rodriguez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:10
Melissa Martinez def. Desiree Yanez by split decision (27-29, 29-28, 29-28) – for strawweight title
Levy Marroquin def. Enrique Gonzalez by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 4:53
Dani Barez def. Joao Camilo by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Dulce Garcia def. Anali Lopez Hernandez by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 2:47
Gaston Reyno def. Rey Trujillo by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Victor Martinez def. Luis Luna by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:39
Edmilson Freitas vs. Raymond Banda ruled a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
Jose Flores def. Clarence Brown by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:16
Elias Urbina def. Mike Tovar by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 3:14
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