July 28, 2022
BANTAMWEIGHT MAIN EVENT:
ISMAEL “KRAKEN” ZAMORA (MEXICO) VS. CRISTIAN “SCORPIO” BARRAZA (CHILE)
NEW YORK – July 26, 2022 – Combate Global today announced its Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) lineup for Friday, July 29, on television in the U.S. on Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and TUDN (12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT) from Miami, Fla.
In the bantamweight (135 pounds) main event, 22-year-old wrecking machine Ismael “Kraken” Zamora (3-1) will face off with submission expert and “COPA COMBATE” tournament veteran Cristian “Scorpio” Barraza (8-5).
A member of the famed Bonebreakers team that is also home to reigning Combate Global World Bantamweight Champion David Martinez, Zamora of Mexico City is one of the sport’s most highly regarded, pound-for-pound prospects who has earned all of his victories to date by way of (T)KO or submission.
Zamora will make his third appearance of 2022 in La Jaula, the Combate Global competition cage, following back-to-back victories that he produced just two weeks apart on April 8 and April 22, respectively.
Barraza of Santiago, Chile is a 28-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt who has earned 7 of his 8 career victories by way of submission.
Barraza represented Chile in the 2021 “COPA COMBATE” one-night, eight-man, $100,000 grand prize tournament where he took eventual tournament champion Frans Mlambo of Ireland the distance of their quarterfinal stage bout, before Mlambo was declared the winner by way of decision.
In a featured bantamweight battle, unbeaten Luis Fernando Chavez (2-0) of Chihuahua, Chih., Mexico will battle American upstart Enzo Perez (2-1) of Las Vegas, Nev.
Marcos “El Lobo” Lloreda (11-7) of Miami will square off with Collin Lubberts (5-1) of Miami in a featured welterweight (170 pounds) affair.
In undercard action, Ulysses Molina (3-2) of San Francisco, Calif. will take on Ramon “Wild Boy” Vizcarra (3-4) of Mexicali, B.C., Mexico at bantamweight.