Estrada/Fernandez headlines, Batara returns to face Serio at Combate Americas 17

Kyra Batara on left

Combate Americas returns to California where Jose Estrada takes on Izic Fernandez while Kyra Batara is scheduled to fight Jenna Serio.  Combate Americas 17 takes place September 15th at the Splash Kingdom Amphiteater in Redlands, CA with a broadcast on ESPN Latin America.

Jose Estrada has spent his entire career in Combate Americas where he started out defeating Jonathan Quiroz, Christian Cardona, and George Hernandez.  Estrada looked on the verge of big fights when he took his first pro MMA loss in May, a rear-naked choke from Emilio Chavez which left his record 3-1.  Izic Fernandez came to Combate Americas with a record of 1-1 and has since defeated Israel Cruz then took losses against Marcos Bonilla and Rudy Morales to enter this bout 2-3.

Jenna Serio on left

Assuming Kyra Batara stays healthy enough to fight the favored standout enters this bout 6-4.  Batara is on a four-fight win streak with wins over Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc, Liz McCarthy, Jenny Silverio, and most recently Vanessa Rico Fernandez.  3-2 Jenna Serio returns to Combate Americas with a record of 3-2.  Serio started out fighting in New Jersey in Ring of Combat and CFFC before making the move to the Hispanic MMA promotion to take a loss against Paulina Granados in October.

Fight card

  • Brenda Enriquez vs. Shyann Farmer
  • Angel Gonzalez vs. Julio Aguilera
  • Santiago Diaz vs. Alex Thompson
  • Ralph Acosta vs. Gareth De La Cruz
  • Isaac Camarillo vs. Heber Castillo
  • Rafael Garcia vs. Marcos Bonilla
  • Javier Garcia vs. Austin Wilson
  • David Duran vs. Michael Reyes
  • Kyra Batara vs. Jenna Serio
  • Jose Estrada vs. Izic Fernandez