Combate Americas 31: USA vs. Mexico Results - Anthony Avila vs. Pablo Sabori Headlines & Former Bellator Women's Strawweight Champion Zoila Frausto In Action!

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Anthony Avila def. Pablo Sabori by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Zoila Frausto def. Jaimee Nievera by TKO via strikes (1:52, R1)

Hector Fajardo def. Jose Avalos by submission via triangle choke (2:04, R2)

Steven Bolinger def. Emilio Horta by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)

Daniel Rodriguez def. Ivan Castillo by KO via knee strike (2:31, R2)

Adrian Guzman def. Ryan Reneau by TKO via strikes (0:19, R2) ***Quick Result***

Marcus Gaines def. Ozzie Alvarez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)


Marcus Gaines vs. Ozzie Alvarez

Round One: The round begins with Gaines attempting a few jabs against Alvarez, Alvarez grabs Gaines and he gets him against the cage wall. Gaines spins Alvarez and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Gaines nails Alvarez with a few knee strikes to the head, Gaines then hits Alvarez with a three strike combination. Alvarez goes for a takedown and Gaines gets back control on the ground while landing a few strikes, Alvarez scrambles to his feet and Gaines gets him against the cage wall. Alvarez scores a takedown on Gaines and he gets the full guard, Alvarez attacks Gaines with ground and pound before getting back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gaines

Round Two: The round begins with Alvarez quickly hunting for takedowns against Gaines, Gaines backs up Alvarez by throwing a few kicks. Alvarez scores a takedown on Gaines and he gets the half guard, Alvarez transitions to back control against Gaines. Gaines escapes some rear naked choke attempts to scramble and get top position against Alvarez, Gaines attacks Alvarez with ground and pound. Gaines postures up and Alvarez gets up a few moments later, Alvarez trips on a kick and Gaines gets top position on the ground. Gaines postures up again and Alvarez scrambles to his feet again, Gaines nails Alvarez with a multiple punch combination. Gaines backs Alvarez into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Gaines destroys Alvarez with a series of knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Gaines backs Alvarez up while swinging away at him. Alvarez scores a takedown on Gaines and he gets him in the seated position, Alvarez scrambles and he gets back control against Gaines. Gaines sweeps Alvarez and he gains top position on the ground, Gaines postures up and he allows Alvarez to stand as well. Gaines comes forward and he attacks Alvarez with some kicks, Alvarez scores a takedown and he gets back control on Gaines. Alvarez and Gaines take some swings at each other before Gaines sweeps him for top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marcus Gaines def. Ozzie Alvarez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Emilio Horta vs. Steven Bolinger

Round One: The round begins with Horta attacking Bolinger with a few jabs, Bolinger scores a takedown on Horta and he gets the open guard. Bolinger scrambles to get back control against Horta, Bolinger looks for a rear naked choke and then gets full mount as Horta defends. Horta sweeps Bolinger and he gains top position, Horta gets to his feet and he allows Bolinger to stand as well. Horta comes forward and he swings away against Bolinger, Horta then cracks Bolinger with an overhand right. Horta rocks a swinging Bolinger with a two punch combination, Bolinger scores another takedown on Horta and he gets the half guard. Bolinger gains the full mount position against Horta, Bolinger attacks Horta with ground and pound before attempting an arm triangle choke. Horta escapes to get the fight standing again, Horta catches Bolinger in a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Horta

Round Two: The round begins with Horta backing Bolinger into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Bolinger scores a takedown on Horta and he gets the half guard. Bolinger transitions to side control against Horta, Bolinger moves into the half guard against Horta before returning to side control. Horta sweeps Bolinger and he gets top position against him, Bolinger scrambles to regain top position and he gets the full mount against Horta. Bolinger rolls for an arm bar and Horta escapes to regain top position, Bolinger sweeps Horta and regains top position while regaining side control. Bolinger lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Bolinger scoring a takedown on Horta and he gets the half guard, Bolinger gains the full mount against Horta. Bolinger starts attacking Horta with ground and pound, Horta scrambles and he gets Bolinger in his open guard. Bolinger quickly advances to the half guard against Horta, Bolinger then gains the full mount again against Horta. Bolinger gains back control and looks for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Steven Bolinger def. Emilio Horta by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)

Hector Fajardo vs. Jose Avalos

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Fajardo attacks Avalos with a high kick that gets blocked. Avalos grabs Fajardo and he gets him against the cage wall, Fajardo lands a few elbow strikes to defend against the takedown. Fajardo creates space and Avalos attacks him with a spinning back fist, Fajardo then nails Avalos with a multiple strike combination. Avalos grabs Fajardo and gets him against the cage wall, Avalos scores a takedown on Fajardo and he gets the open guard. Fajardo scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Avalos as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Avalos

Round Two: The round begins with Fajardo attacking Avalos with a kick to the midsection, Avalos grabs Fajardo and briefly gets him against the cage wall. Avalos scores a takedown on a swinging Fajardo and he gets the open guard, Fajardo catches Avalos in a triangle choke from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Hector Fajardo def. Jose Avalos by submission via triangle choke (2:04, R2)

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