Combate Americas has announced more details on the upcoming fight between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz and former WWE Champion Alberto El Patron aka Alberto Del Rio.
It was announced on Ariel Helwani’s MMA radio show on Monday that the fight will take on December 7th at the Payne Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, and air on pay-per-view for $39.99.
The fighters will compete in a 210 catchweight bout. Ortiz released a promo to hype the fight that aired on the show, which you can see here:
Del Rio has a background as a pro-MMA fighter with his last fight taking place a Cage of Combat show in Madrid, Spain in 2010 where he lost to Yamamoto Hanshi by second-round TKO.
The former WWE Champion holds a pro-MMA record of 9-5.
Ortiz was last seen when he fought Chuck Liddell for the third time in Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy MMA promotion and won the bout by knockout.
The event will also feature Combate’s first women’s strawweight title fight. More fights taking place on the card will be announced in the coming weeks.
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