WEIGH-IN RESULTS FROM HIDALGO: COMBATE AMERICAS’ LIVE PAY-PER-VIEW TITO VS. ALBERTO SHOWDOWN
CATCHWEIGHT (210 LBS.) MAIN EVENT SET: TITO ORTIZ VS. ALBERTO EL PATRON
WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT:
MELISSA “SUPER MELY” MARTINEZ VS. DESIREE “DIRTY DEZ” YANEZ
TEN BOUTS SET FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW FROM THE PAYNE ARENA IN HIDALGO, TX.
Fighting icons Tito Ortiz and Alberto Del Rio hit the scale and faced off Friday, one day before their highly anticipated Combate Americas’ pay-per-view winner takes all showdown at The Payne Arena on December 7th.
The weigh-in event was also streamed live via Facebook Watch.
The preliminary bout card will also stream live on Facebook Watch before the main card pay per view ($29.99) broadcast.
UFC Hall of Famer and former World Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (20-12-1) of Huntington Beach, Calif., and multiple-time WWE Heavyweight Champion and former PRIDE and DEEP MMA star Alberto “El Patrón” Rodriguez (9-5) (formerly “Alberto Del Rio” of the WWE) of San Antonio, Texas by way of San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico weighed in at 209 pounds and 209 pounds respectively ahead of their 210-pound catchweight battle.
In the co-main event, which features the first Combate Americas women’s world championship fight in history, 21-year-old knockout artist Melissa “Super Mely” Martinez (6-0) of Mexico City, Mexico weighed in at 114.2 pounds while fellow ferocious, world-ranked star Desiree “Dirty Dez” Yanez (5-1) of Waco, Texas weighed 114.2 pounds before their strawweight (115 pounds) showdown.
Featured flyweight (125 pounds) fighters world-ranked, former champion Dani Barez (11-4) of Valencia, Spain. Barez and rising star João Camilo (6-3) weighed in at 125.2 pounds and 125.7 pounds respectively.
In the featured featherweight (145 pounds) bout, young rivals from Mexico and the U.S., respectively, Levy “El Negro” Marroquin (12-3) and Enrique “Baby Bull” Gonzalez (8-3) hit the scales at 147.7 pounds and 148.2pounds.
In an exciting featured 150-pound catchweight bout, Gaston “Tonga” Reyno (8-2, 2 NC) of Montevideo, Uruguay weighed in at 149 pounds while his opponent Rey “The Warrior” Trujillo (24-27) of Houston, Texas weighed in at 149.7 pounds.
Wrapping up the main card with a featured female 118-pound catchweight bout, former Lucha Underground world champion and undefeated professional boxer turned unbeaten MMA upstart, “Sexy” Dulce Garcia (1-0) of Monterrey, N.L., Mexico weighed on 119.5 pounds while Anali Lopez Hernandez (0-0) of McAllen via Veracruz, Mexico weighed in at 118.2 pounds.
Combate Hidalgo weigh-in results:
CATCHWEIGHT (210 LBS.) MAIN EVENT:
Tito Ortiz (209 lbs.) vs. Alberto “El Patrón” Rodriguez (209 lbs.)
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT CO-MAIN EVENT:
Melissa “Super Mely” Martinez (114.2 lbs.) vs. Desiree “Dirty Dez” Yanez (114.2 lbs.)
FEATURED FLYWEIGHT BOUT:
Daniel Barez (125.2 lbs.) vs. Joao Camilo (125.7 lbs.)
FEATURED FEATHERWEIGHT BOUT:
Levy “El Negro” Marroquin (147.7 lbs.) vs. Enrique “Baby Bull” Gonzalez (148.2 lbs.)
FEATURED CATCHWEIGHT (150 LBS.) BOUT:
Gaston “Tonga” Reyno (149 lbs.) vs. Rey “The Warrior” Trujillo (149.7 lbs.)
FEATURED CATCHWEIGHT (118 LBS.) BOUT:
“Sexy” Dulce Garcia (119.5 lbs.) vs. Anali Lopez Hernandez (118.2 lbs.)
PRELIMINARY BOUT CARD:
LIGHTWEIGHT: Jose “Luke” Flores (156 lbs.) vs. Clarence Brown (160.2 lbs.)
LIGHTWEIGHT: Victor “The Brick” Martinez (157 lbs.) vs. Luis Luna (154.5 lbs.)
CATCHWEIGHT (190 LBS.): Elias Urbina (190.2 lbs.) vs. Mike Tovar (190.5 lbs.)
CATCHWEIGHT (175 LBS.): Edmilson Freitas (177.2 lbs.) vs. Raymond Banda (173 lbs.)