Combate Global Sets Fight Card For Friday’s Paramount+ Event
Combate Global returns to Paramount+ this coming Friday night with a stacked card. The event takes place from Miami.
Combate Global has announced the fight card for Friday”s event.
The card takes place live on Paramount+ from Miami. A pre-show begins at 10:30 p.m. ET with action to follow at 11 p.m. ET.
In the featherweight (145 pounds) main event, undefeated Mexican phenom Ramiro “El Cachanilla” Jimenez (5-0) will make his long-awaited return to La Jaula, the Combate Global competition cage, and face off with American submission expert Devante Sewell (9-7).
The 23-year-old Jimenez of Mexicali, B.C. will enter La Jaula for the first time since May 14, 2021 when he sustained a hand injury en route to a quick, first round (1:07) TKO (ground and pound) of Michael Rodriguez.
Sewell is a 26-year-old resident of Villa Rica, Ga. He holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has earned 6 of his 9 professional career wins via submission.
Prior to turning professional, Sewell began competing at the age of 18 on the amateur circuit, where he reeled off an impressive 8-2 record.
In a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) co-main event attraction, Mexican star Ana “La Guerrera” Palacios (6-1-1) will face a brand new test in Korean champion Bo Hyun Park (4-1).
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A featured bantamweight (135 pounds) tilt will pit Joey “El Cazador” Ruquet (7-4) of Miami, Fla. against Joe Murphy (8-5) of Huntington Beach, Calif.
The preliminary bout card will be topped by the return of 2021 “COPA COMBATE” competitor Carlos Briseño (13-3) of Mexico City. Briseño will square off with Andrew Whitney (16-10) of Miami.
In a women’s strawweight (115 pounds) affair, hard-hitting Naomi Tataroglu (3-3) of Oranjestad, Aruba will battle Andrea “Fortaleza” Soraluz (3-4) of Lima, Peru via Sunrise, Fla.