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Combate Americas Returning To Stockton, California

The mixed martial arts promotion announced plans to head to the Stockton Arena in Stockton, California this coming December.

Combate Americas will be returning to Stockton, California in December.

The promotion announced plans for an event to be held Friday, December 13. The card will take place from the Stockton Arena and air live on Univision (12 a.m. ET) and TUDN (12 a.m. ET).

Priced from $25, tickets for the Combate Americas live event in Stockton are on sale at Ticketmaster.com, as well as at the Stockton Arena box office.

The promotion has a card set for Fresno, California next

In the main event, former world flyweight (125 pounds) champion Zoila “The Warrior Princess” Frausto (14-5) will meet an opponent to be announced soon.

“Mucha Más Acción is coming back to Stockton in full force with Zoila Frausto and a host of other world-class and up-and-coming stars before the end of 2019, and we intend to make a big mark there,” said Combate Americas CEO Campbell McLaren.

Announced were the first three, complete matchups for the event, including a featured, featherweight (145 pounds) battle between Javier “Blair” Reyes (8-3) and Joe “Nine Lives” Neal (6-4).

Combate Americas Fight Replay: Javier Reyes

Reyes of Bogota, Colombia is a 26-year-old, two-time veteran of Combate Americas action, who will be looking for his first victory in La Jaula, the Combate Americas competition cage, and to bounce back from a third round (3:08) TKO (punches) defeat at the hands of Alex Velasco on February 8.

To date, Reyes has earned five of his eight career wins by (T)KO or submission, and has recently been training in Las Vegas, Nev. to take his career to the next level.

Neal is a 33-year-old protégé of former Strikeforce world champion Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez, and a resident of Hayward, Calif., who has never been finished in professional competition.

Neal’s start will be his first for Combate Americas. He holds a unanimous decision win over five-time Combate Americas veteran Benji Gomez.

In preliminary card action announced today, Nate Diaz team member Jose Aguayo (3-2) of Stockton will face off with Michael Humphrey (0-3) of Sacramento, Calif. at featherweight, while Yajaira Cunningham (1-1) of Miami, Fla. and McKenna Mitchell (0-2) of Aptos, Calif. will meet at strawweight (115 pounds).

Additional matchups will be announced soon.

Combate Americas was founded in 2011 by Campbell McLaren, who was part of the group that first introduced the UFC to the world as a co-founder and co-creator.

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