Pablo 'El Gallo Negro' Sabori (9-5) and Anthony 'The Shark' Avila will meet on February 22 in Fresno, California.
"Mexico vs. USA" in Combat Americas on Friday, February 22
Combate Americas announced on Tuesday its anticipated event "Mexico vs. the USA ", which will be led by a 150-pound clash between Pablo 'El Gallo Negro' Sabori (9-5) and Anthony 'The Shark' Avila (17-5). The evening will be televised live to the United States through Univision (12 a.m. ET / PT) and UDN (12 a.m. ET / 9 p.m. PT), from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, on Friday, February 22.
Sabori, 26, a native of Sonora, Mexico, comes from a unanimous decision win over Michael Irizarry of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in an alternate clash of the 'COPA COMBATE'.
Prior to that victory, Sabori, a fighter known for his aggressiveness and pressure, had achieved all his professional triumphs by (T) KO, five of them in the first round.
Originally from California, Ávila, 30, who trains with retired MMA star Urijah Faberen Team Alpha Male, will seek his fifth consecutive victory, after defeating Marcello Cassero for TKO on November 9.
In addition to the announcement of the transmissions by Univisión and UDN, Combate Américas confirmed three new preliminary disputes.
A new battle based on lightweights (155 pounds), which will have the undefeated 24-year-old fighter Adrián Guzmán (3-0) of California, who will face Ryan Reneau (4-5-1 also of the Golden State.
In the division of the weights bantamweight (135 pounds), will clash pair of undefeated prospects, as they are Mark Climaco (2-0) of Fremont, California, and Ricardo Vásquez (1-0) of Hanford, California.
Jimmy 'Funky Cold' Molina (0-0) from Spokane, Washington, will make his professional debut against Albert Big Al Gonzalez (0-1) of Fresno, California.
In the previously announced women's flyweight battle (125 pounds), former world champion Zoila 'The Warrior Princess' Frausto (13-5) from Madera, California, will face veteran Jaimee 'Queenie' Nievera (7-4) San Francisco, California.
OFFICIAL BILLBOARD: COMBAT AMERICAS "MEXICO VS. USA "
PACTED WEIGHT (150 POUNDS) STELLAR EVENT:
Pablo Sabori vs. Anthony Avila
CO-ESTELAR EVENT OF PESOS FLIES:
Zoila Frausto vs. Jaimee Nievera
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT FIGHTER:
Daniel Rodriguez vs. Evan Solorio
Weight Straw: Sheila Padilla Vs. Charisa Sigala
Gallo Weight: Hector Fajardo vs. Jose Avalos
Featherweight: Emilio Horta vs. Steven Bollinger