Combate Global Results: Sanchez Claims Tournament, Belt Remains Vacant

Rob Tatum Assistant Editor

On Friday, April 23, Combate Global hosted its third event under its new name from Univision Studios in Miami.

The event featured a one-night, four-man tournament to crown a new lightweight champion. Battling for the belt were Anthony Avila, Alex Sanchez, Tommy Aaron and Luis Gomez. Sanchez bested both Avila and Gomez via split decision, but due to missing weight, he was ineligible to win the belt and the title remains vacant.

The main card aired live on Univision at 12:30 a.m.


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FULL RESULTS
Alejandro Sanchez def. Luis Gomez by split decision – lightweight tournament final
Luis Gomez def. Tommy Aaron by split decision – lightweight tournament semifinal
Alejandro Sanchez def. Anthony Avila by split decision – lightweight tournament semifinal
Anali Lopez Hernandez def. Andrea Soraluz by unanimous decision
Cristian Perez def. Geraldo Almonte by submission (heel hook). Round 1, 0:29 – lightweight tournament reserve bout
Chris Boasso def. Miguel Lugo by TKO. Round 1, 4:34