COMBATE GLOBAL AND UNIVISION ANNOUNCE COMPLETE MMA LINEUP FOR FRIDAY, MAY 14
LIVE ON UNIVISION AND TUDN USA IN THE U.S. AND ON TUDN MX IN MEXICO
Jose “Pochito” Alday (Mexico) vs. Ramon “Bombardero” Cardozo (Mexico)
Jordan “Bull” Beltran (Mexico) vs. Jose “The Mercenary” Zarauz (Peru)
Ana “La Guerrera” Palacios (Mexico) vs. Yajaira Cunningham (USA)
Combate Global and Univision Communications Inc. today announced the complete lineup for their next Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event on Friday, May 14, live on Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and TUDN USA (12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT) in the U.S. and on TUDN MX (11 p.m. local time) in Mexico from Univision’s studios in Miami, Fla.
The show will also re-air in Mexico on Televisa Nueve the following day, Saturday, May 15 at 5 p.m. local time.
In a featured (135 pounds) matchup, former world champion Jose “Pochito” Alday (13-5-1) will battle prolific finisher Ramon “Bombardero” Cardozo (8-4).
The 29-year-old Alday of Tucson, Ariz. via Hermosillo, Son., Mexico is a scrappy, battle-tested competitor whose relentless determination led him to become the first Combate world bantamweight champion in history on September 14, 2018 when he earned a majority decision over Gustavo Lopez.
Alday also boasts victories over John “Sexi Mexi” Castaneda and recent Combate Global fight winner Gianni “Kryptonita” Vazquez.
Cardozo is a 26-year-old rising star who hails from Campeche, Mexico. He is riding a three-fight winning streak, that includes an impressive, 37-second submission (arm triangle choke) of Carlos Mascorro on September 18, 2020.
In a featured, 153-pound catchweight affair, Jordan “Bull” Beltran (10-6) of Puebla, Mexico will face off with Jose “The Mercenary” Zarauz (21-7-1) of Lima, Peru
A featured women’s catchweight (110 pounds) contest will pit 22-year-old Ana “La Guerrera” Palacios (4-1-1) of Mexico City, Mexico against Yajaira “Pantera Negra” Cunningham (2-1) of Homestead, Fla.
In a featherweight preliminary card bout, undefeated Ramiro “El Cachanilla” Jimenez (4-0) of Mexicali, B.C., Mexico will put his perfect record on the line again fellow submission specialist Michael Rodriguez (3-1) of Miami.