Combate Global: Bandejas vs. Batholomew Results - Ricky Bandejas Wins In His Promotional Debut!

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Main Card (Midnight EST., Paramount+)

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Ricky Bandejas def. Terry Bartholomew by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Chantel Coates def. Lucero Acosta by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Jose Avalos def. Carlos Rivera by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (11pm EST., Paramount+)

Eric Alequin def. Daniel Sanchez by submission via rear naked choke (2:14, R1)

Wascar Cruz def. Claudio Ledesma by TKO via strikes (4:24, R2)

Brahyan Zurcher def. Tyler Hinton by submission via triangle choke (1:47, R2)

Levi Escobar def. Mario Lopez by submission via rear naked choke (1:01, R1)


Chantel Coates vs. Lucero Acosta

Round One: The round begins with Acosta attacking Coates with some leg kicks, Acosta and Coates exchange a bunch of jabs. Coates comes forward and Acosta cracks her with a straight right, Acosta also cracks Coates with a kick to the midsection. Coates scores a takedown on Acosta and she gets the half guard, Coates attacks Acosta with some ground and pound. Acosta scrambles to her feet and Coates holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Acosta lands more leg kicks on Coates. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Coates

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading a bunch of jabs, Acosta starts landing some leg kicks against Coates. Coates drops a swinging Acosta with a leg kick and Acosta gets right back up, Coates also lands a counter left against a swinging Acosta. Acosta cracks Coates with a front kick to the midsection, Acosta avoids a takedown attempt before landing more leg kicks against Coates. Coates backs Acosta into the cage wall after landing a kick to the midsection, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Acosta (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Acosta misses a superman punch and Coates lands a two punch combo afterwards. Acosta starts winning the leg kick battle against a swinging Coates, Coates scores a takedown on a kicking Acosta and she gets the open guard. Coates transitions to side control and then the half guard on Acosta, Acosta stands up as Coates gets back control and Acosta shakes Coates off of her a short time later to get the fight standing. Acosta backs up a swinging Coates by landing a plethora of rights and a knee strike, Coates fires back and she lands her own shots against Acosta. Coates grabs Acosta and she gets her against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Acosta (Final Score: 29-28 for Acosta)

Official Result: Chantel Coates def. Lucero Acosta by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Carlos Rivera vs. Jose Avalos

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some leg kicks, Avalos scores a takedown on Rivera and he gets the full guard. Avalos transitions to the half guard position against Rivera, Rivera finds a way to sweep Avalos and he gains top control. Rivera goes for back control and Avalos defends to regain top control, Avalos attacks Rivera with some ground and pound. Avalos goes for the full mount and Rivera sweeps him to regain top control, Avalos scrambles to his feet and he gets Rivera against the cage wall. Avalos drags Rivera back to the ground and he gets the full guard, Avalos hits Rivera with some more ground and pound. Rivera tries scrambling and Avalos maintains top control, Avalos nails Rivera with more ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Avalos

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Rivera badly misses a spinning head kick attempt against Avalos. Avalos backs Rivera against the cage wall after landing a body kick, Rivera goes for a jump guillotine choke and Avalos defends before gaining top control on the ground. Rivera kicks off the cage wall to cause a scramble and gain top control on Avalos, Rivera gets to his feet and he allows Avalos to stand as well. Avalos grabs a swinging Rivera and he scores a takedown a short time later, Avalos advances to the half guard against Rivera. Avalos then gains the full mount and Rivera quickly scrambles to get Avalos back in his half guard, Avalos returns to the full mount on Rivera. Rivera gets Avalos off of him again and Avalos maintains top control as the round ends.

At the end of the round, the ref takes a point from Rivera for continuously getting his toes in the cage wall.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Avalos (Overall Score: 20-17 for Avalos)

Round Three: The round begins with Avalos missing a spinning head kick attempt against Rivera, Rivera drops Avalos with a jump knee strike and he gets top control on the ground. Rivera postures up and Avalos drags him back to the ground a short time later, Avalos attacks Rivera with some ground and pound. Avalos transitions to the side control position against Rivera, Rivera scrambles to his feet and he falls back to the ground a short time later after missing a knee strike. Avalos stands over Rivera while kicking away at his legs, Avalos gains top control a short time later against a downed Rivera. Avalos attacks Rivera with some ground and pound, Avalos postures up again before kicking at the legs of a downed Rivera. Avalos returns to top control against the downed Rivera, Avalos maintains top control against Rivera as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Avalos (Final Score: 30-26 for Avalos)

Official Result: Jose Avalos def. Carlos Rivera by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Ricky Bandejas vs. Terry Bartholomew

Round One: The round begins with Bandejas attacking Bartholomew with some leg kicks, Bartholomew looks for a takedown and Bandejas stuns him with a counter left. Bartholomew grabs a swinging Bandejas and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Bandejas swings away at Bartholomew, Bartholomew continues coming forward as Bandejas picks him apart with strikes. Bartholomew and Bandejas exchange a few kicks to the midsection, Bartholomew again grabs Bandejas and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing wildly at each other, Bartholomew again grabs Bandejas and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Bandejas attacks Bartholomew with more leg kicks, Bartholomew looks for a takedown and Bandejas defends. Bandejas cracks Bartholomew with a knee strike to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bandejas

Round Two: The round begins with Bandejas attacking Bartholomew with some leg kicks, Bartholomew backs up Bandejas before eating a counter right. Bartholomew then rocks a kicking Bartholomew by landing a counter right hook, Bartholomew grabs Bandejas and he gets him up against the cage wall. Bartholomew jumps onto the back of a standing Bandejas, Bandejas shakes Bartholomew off of him before a few exchanges break out. Bartholomew again grabs Bandejas and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Bandejas throws a few combinations. Bandejas stuns Bartholomew by landing a few short rights and a spinning heel kick, Bartholomew goes for a takedown and Bandejas defends while landing more strikes. Bandejas stays at a distance while picking Bartholomew apart with strikes, Bartholomew goes for the takedown again and Bandejas defends while landing more strikes. Bandejas continues avoiding takedowns from Bartholomew while swinging away at him, Bandejas lands a few more shots on Bartholomew as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bandejas (Overall Score: 20-18 for Bandejas)

Round Three: The round begins with Bandejas attacking Bartholomew with some leg kicks, Bartholomew keeps coming forward while Bandejas swings away at him. Bandejas lands a counter strike combo against a swinging Bartholomew, Bandejas continues attacking Bartholomew with a variety of kicks. Bandejas nails Bartholomew with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Bartholomew looks for a takedown and Bandejas defends while landing a knee strike. Bartholomew continues hunting for takedowns and Bandejas defends while picking him apart with strikes, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. The fighters separate and Bandejas cracks Bartholomew with more combinations, Bandejas injures the leg of Bartholomew after landing more leg kicks. Bartholomew looks for another takedown and Bandejas defends while landing more strikes, Bartholomew keeps hunting for takedowns as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bandejas (Final Score: 30-27 for Bandejas)

Official Result: Ricky Bandejas def. Terry Bartholomew by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Levi Escobar vs. Mario Lopez

Round One: The round begins with Lopez briefly dropping Escobar during a brief striking exchange, Escobar attacks Lopez with a series of leg kicks. Escobar scores a takedown on Lopez and he gets the full guard, Escobar transitions to back control on a scrambling Lopez. Escobar locks in the rear naked choke and Lopez taps out.

Official Result: Levi Escobar def. Mario Lopez by submission via rear naked choke (1:01, R1)

Tyler Hinton vs. Brahyan Zurcher

Round One: The round begins with a wild striking exchange between the fighters, Hinton grabs Zurcher and he drags him to the ground while gaining back control. Hinton attacks Zurcher with some ground and pound, Hinton goes for the rear naked choke and Zurcher defends. Zurcher scrambles and Hinton gains the half guard once things settle down, Zurcher gets Hinton into his full guard while eating a few strikes. Zurcher tries getting up and Hinton drags him back to the ground, Hinton rolls for an arm bar and Zurcher defends against it. Zurcher rolls for his own arm bar and Hinton defends while gaining side control, Hinton regains back control before getting the full mount. Hinton attacks Zurcher with a ton of ground and pound, Zurcher scrambles and he manages to get top control on Hinton. Hinton scrambles to his feet and he gets Zurcher against the cage wall before dragging him back to the ground, Zurcher catches Hinton in a triangle choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hinton

Round Two: The round begins with Zurcher backing Hinton into the cage wall, Zurcher goes for a takedown and Hinton winds up getting top control. Zurcher catches Hinton in a triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Brahyan Zurcher def. Tyler Hinton by submission via triangle choke (1:47, R2)

Daniel Sanchez vs. Eric Alequin

Round One: The round begins with Alequin attacking Sanchez with some leg kicks, Alequin scores a takedown on Sanchez and he gets the half guard. Alequin attacks Sanchez with some ground and pound before gaining the full mount, Alequin attacks Sanchez with more ground and pound. Alequin rolls for an arm bar on Sanchez before transitioning to back control, Alequin catches Sanchez in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Eric Alequin def. Daniel Sanchez by submission via rear naked choke (2:14, R1)

Claudio Ledesma vs. Wascar Cruz

Round One: The round begins with Cruz nailing Ledesma with a side kick to the midsection, Ledesma looks for a takedown and he eventually gets it against Cruz. Cruz keeps getting up and Ledesma keeps dragging him back to the mat, Cruz wall walks to his feet and Ledesma holds him against the cage wall. Cruz cracks Ledesma with a few elbow strikes to the head while defending against a takedown, Cruz has back control on Ledesma as they return to the ground. Ledesma scrambles to his feet and he separates from Cruz. Cruz stuns an incoming Ledesma with a short right to the head, Ledesma goes down and Cruz gains back control right away. Ledesma makes it back to his feet and Cruz keeps him near the cage wall before getting him back down, Ledesma scrambles to his feet as Cruz assaults him with a plethora of lefts. Cruz also nails Ledesma with body kicks before getting him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cruz

Round Two: The round begins with Cruz attacking Ledesma with a plethora of strikes, Ledesma goes for a takedown and Cruz winds up getting top control on the ground. Cruz attacks Ledesma with some ground and pound, Cruz postures up before attacking Ledesma with more ground and pound. Cruz gains back control on Ledesma while landing more strikes, Ledesma briefly gets back up and Cruz gets him back down after landing more strikes. Cruz attacks Ledesma with a ton of ground and pound to force a referee stoppage.

Official Result: Wascar Cruz def. Claudio Ledesma by TKO via strikes (4:24, R2)


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