MIAMI: FightBook MMA has your fight card for TS-1 Promotions Presents: Combate Americas.
TS-1 Promotions will bring the Combate Americas television series to Hidalgo, Texas for the first time in history with a star-studded lineup at State Farm Arena on Friday, June 21. FightBook MMA will be attending the event so stay tuned as we will have your recap and official results.
In the main event, Ricky “El Gallero” Palacios (11-1) fighting out of Mission, Texas will be taking on Cooper Gibson (9-2) fighting out of California.
Palacios is ranked 23rd of 1329 active United States Pro Featherweights. He’s stepping into the cage with two straight wins. He competed on the Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 card and defeated Walel Watson via Punches & Head Kick in the very first round. He also starred on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2018 and defeated Toby Misech via unanimous decision.
Gibson is ranked 198th of 1449 active United States Pro Lightweights. He’s also coming into this fight with two straight wins under his belt. He competed at CXF 14: Boiling Point and defeated Samuel Alvarez by unanimous decision. His other win was at Bellator 192 as he took on Andrew Lazo and won via Guillotine Choke in the very first round.
In the co-main event, we will see a 150-pound catchweight bout between Enrique “Baby Bull” Gonzalez (7-3) fighting out of Illinois will be taking on Alejandro “Pato” Martinez (4-3) fighting out of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
Gonzalez is ranked 103rd of 1329 active United States Pro Featherweights. He’s stepping into the cage with a win from his last bout. He fought at Lux Fight League 3 and was able to defeat Luis Vallejo via Guillotine Choke in round 1. Martinez, on the other hand, competed at Combate 32: Mexico vs. Spain and lost against Erick Gonzalez via Ground & Pound in the very first round.
This event will stream live on television in Spanish in the U.S. on both Univision (12 a.m. ET/PT) and UDN (12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT) and in English in the U.S. and Canada on DAZN (11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT). Tickets are priced from $12, tickets for the TS-1 Promotions live Combate Americas television event at State Farm Arena are on sale online at Ticketmaster.com.
RICKY PALACIOS “El Gallero” vs. COOPER GIBSON
ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ “El Pato” vs. ENRIQUE GONZÁLEZ “Baby Bull”
CEE JAY HAMILTON “The Autobot” vs DAVID FUENTES “DJ”
JUAN GONZÁLEZ “The Demon” vs ELÍAS RODRÍGUEZ
PAULINA VARGAS vs DESIREE YANEZ “Dirty Dez”
RAYMOND BANDA “The Executioner” vs EDMILSON FREITAS “Amazonian Warrior”
EDUARDO BUSTILLOS vs JOSÉ FLORES “Luke”
CARLOS MARTÍNEZ vs ELÍAS URBINA
ROY SARABIA “The Red Rooster” vs ISAAC MATAMOROS