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‘Dirty Dez’ Yanez vs Criszaida Adames booked for Combate Americas return on Aug. 28 in Miami

Combate Americas

Combate Americas recently booked Desiree Yanez vs. Criszaida Adames for its return to television on Aug. 28, one of three mixed martial arts (MMA) closed-set fight cards headed for Miami, Fla., airing live on Univision, TUDN USA, AXS TV and Televisa Canal 5.

The bout will be contested at a catchweight of 120 pounds.

Yanez (5-2) saw her four-fight win streak snapped by way of controversial split decision to undefeated strawweight powerhouse Melissa Martinez last December. Prior to her “Super Mely” defeat, “Dirty Dez” captured a technical knockout victory over veteran bruiser Paulina Vargas.

As for Adames (2-0), she followed up her torrid four-fight win streak on the amateur circuit with consecutive victories in the pros, stopping Marisol Ruelas last September in Chicago before making a quick turnaround at Combate 47 in Monterrey, outlasting Alma Cespedes for a unanimous decision nod.

Here’s Combate Americas current Aug. 28 fight card:

125 lbs.: Juan Puerta (18-6) vs. David Duran (8-6)
155 lbs.: Elvin Espinoza (3-0) vs. Rudisel Mora (5-0-1)
170 lbs.: Eric Alequin (3-0) vs. Charles Decca (2-0)
160 lbs.: Jomal Rodriguez (3-2) vs. Lamar Brown (2-1)

To help combat the spread of coronavirus, Combate Americas will administer COVID-19 testing for all athletes, officials and staff prior to the events in accordance with the new Florida State Boxing Commission requirements.

The Combate Americas broadcasts will feature on-camera interactions with a host of different celebrities, along with fan polling and voting, as well as a social media ticker to give viewers real-time conversations about the events.

For more Combate Americas news and notes click here.

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