Combate Global will hold its annual one-night ‘Copa Combate’ tournament on Sunday, December 12 in Miami, Fla., When eight fighters enter the cage with the intention of taking the winning prize of $ 100,000.
The one-night tournament will be held in the bantamweight division (135 pounds) and will feature the reigning Global Combat world champion, David “The Black Spartan” Martínez (6-1), who will represent his country of origin, Mexico.
Along with Martínez in the tournament will be Kevin Lamb (12-2) from Spain; Leo Muniz (6-1) from the US; Frans “The Zulu Irishman” Mlambo (10-5) from Ireland; José “The Mercenary” Zarauz (22-8-1) from Peru; Cristian “The Scorpio” Barraza (7-3) on behalf of Chile; Luciano “El Aguila” Ramos (8-6) from Argentina; and Pierre “The French Hawaiian” Daguzan (6-5) from France.
“Since we launched ‘Copa Combate’ in 2017, it has become the most prominent place to represent your country in the most challenging type of tournament in sports, and this year’s wrestling arena appears to be the most competitive and exciting. up to now”. said Global Combat CEO Campbell McLaren.
The tournament quarterfinal bouts and semi-final stage bouts will each consist of a five-minute round, and the final championship bout will consist of three five-minute rounds.
The tournament brackets and quarterfinal stage matchups will be announced soon, as will the four contestants and matchups for the two tournament ‘reserve’ matches that will take place during the event; these serve as a means of replacing any quarter-final winner who is unable to continue in the tournament to the semi-final stage due to an injury sustained en route to victory in the quarter-final match.
The event can be seen live on Univision / TUDN USA for the United States.