12 May - 
Combate Americas: “Combat Stockton” Official Results; Erick Sanchez dominant at home

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 undercardHector 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.

Another performance to highlight is the Spanish Irene Rivera (9-6),  entered the cage looking for an important victory for her and her country, getting past Charisa Sigala (4-1), who gave her her first defeat as a professional.

Combat Stockton took place at Stockton Arena in California, and was broadcast live to the United States and  Canada  by  DAZN , Univision and Univision Sports Network (UDN).

The full results of the “Stockton Combat” event  presented by Cricket Wireless» can be seen below:

MAIN EVENT:

Erick Sánchez defeats Alex «Bam Bam» Velasco by unanimous decision – (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

FEATURED FIGHT:

Hector «Kid Alex» Sandoval defeats Jorge Calvo by unanimous decision – (30-24, 30-24, 30-25) 

Irene Rivera defeats Charisa Sigala by split decision – (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Jordan Map defeats  Tino Gilaranz by TKO (Arrested by the Doctor) – 5:00, 1st Assault.

PRELIMINARY CARD: 

Anthony «Pretty Boy» Taylor defeated Ryan «Cowboy» Reneau by unanimous decision   – (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) 

Samuel «The Alley Cat» Álvarez defeats Ray «Baby Ray» Cervera by submission (Mata León) – 1:35, 1st Assault.

Giovanni «Bam Bam» Sarran defeats  Eduardo «Boogeyman» Pérez by submission (Ahorque Norte Sur) – 4:35, 2nd Assault.

Camilo Mejía defeats Andreu Mendoza by split decision – (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Victor «The Desperado» Rico defeats Michael «Beastmode» Humphrey by TKO (Blows) – 4:03, 1st Assault.

Joseph Kropschot defeats Marcus Gaines  by submission (Mata Léon – 3:13, 2nd Assault.