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08.06.2022 | 9:39 AM ET

It's good to see Vernon Ramos fighting in MMA again and fighting in Combat that can open the way for him to be transferred to Bellator/PFL or some other international promotion, after having stagnated a bit in the local scene (UCC - Panama) after of his short stint in the UFC.
But I find it curious how the opener fight girls could probably beat the co-main event girls?
In particular: I wonder what merits a fighter with a 1-4 record could have done to fight in the Co-main and be on a flyer cover beyond training in MMA Masters and Tiger Muay Thai. It is not a personal attack, but these cases show that great fighters can come from small cities or gyms and that training in good teams does not guarantee a good career as a professional fighter.
I will keep an eye on the career of my compatriot Vernon Ramos who is back with a unanimous decision victory.
Tanya Nijjar who is now 1-0 as a pro and 2-0 as an amateur has another fight scheduled for later this month, so her management is probably looking for her to rack up victories in a short time after several cancellations for her debut fight.

* Edited at 08.06.2022, 9:39 AM ET *


08.06.2022 | 12:39 PM ET

Combate Global was hoping Claudia Díaz would bring in more viewers from Spain. They even used Diaz to promote the Spanish Eurosport app.  

08.07.2022 | 1:09 AM ET


I understand that they look to the Spanish public, but it's crazy to put your trust in a fighter who has a 1-5 record now. Enrique Marin is a former UFC fighter and is currently on a 2 fight win streak (fighting outside of CG) and Kevin Cordero is coming off of beating Ricky Trays. Cordero and Marin can meritoriously be Main Event or Co-Main of any Global Combat event

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