Combate Americas Gets Deal With ESPN


Combate Americas has a new English-speaking home.

Initially reported by contributor and boxing podcast co-host Steve Muehlhausen, Combate will appear on ESPN starting at the end of the month.

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The promotion, which uses controversial pro wrestling star Alberto Del Rio as a figurehead, formerly appeared on UFC Fight Pass. Their first show under the agreement will be streamed live on ESPN 3 July 27 from the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in Miami, Florida.

The show features Nick and Nate Diaz partner Chris Avila, who was recently cut by the UFC.

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