FightBook MMA has your official results and recap of Combate Americas: Combate Stockton.
In a three-round war that kept the fans of the ” Stockton Combat presented by Cricket Wireless” event on their feet, Erick Sánchez (9-4) achieved a major victory in over Alex “Bam Bam” Velasco ( 8-4) that improved his position in the 155 pounds of Combat Americas.
Sanchez, who had just lost a fight outside the promotion, returned to leave it all in “La Jaula” of Combate Américas. After a first round where he convincingly dominated Velasco using good combinations of boxing and takedowns, he went through a bump in the second where Velasco had interesting moments in the fight.
However, in the third round, Sanchez handled the clinch and the takedowns very well to dominate his opponent, keeping the pressure on Velasco that was unanswered while time ran out. This is Sanchez’s first victory by decision, since his last one back in 2014 when he faced and overcame Drey Mitchell.
In the undercard, Hector Sandoval (15-4) left an incredible presentation defeating Jorge Calvo (10-5) by unanimous decision. Managing to convince the judges to award him 10-8 rounds on several occasions. Sandoval used his fight, one of the strongholds of the Team Alpha Male camp to which he belongs and managed to capitalize on his great technique and physical strength.