WWE

Alberto Del Rio Suffers Defeat To Tito Ortiz In MMA Fight

The fight came and went with Tito Ortiz getting his hand raised after beating Alberto Del Rio.

The former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion beat the former WWE Champion in a 210 catchweight bout by first-round rear-naked choke submission.

The fight aired via pay-per-view with the price of $29.99 on FITE TV at the Payne Arena in Hidalgo, Texas under the Combate Americas banner.

Outside of his accomplishments in the pro wrestling business, Del Rio has a background as a pro-MMA fighter with his previous fight taking place at a Cage of Combat show in Madrid, Spain in 2010 where he lost to Yamamoto Hanshi by second-round TKO. The former WWE Champion now holds a pro-MMA record of 9-6.

Combate Americas Results

Main Card

  • Tito Ortiz def. Alberto Del Rio via submission (rear-naked choke)
  • Melissa Martinez def. Desiree Yanez via split decision (27-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Dani Barez def. Joao Camilo via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Levy Marroquin def. Enrique Gonzalez via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 4:53
  • Gaston Reyno def. Rey Trujillo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Dulce Garcia def. Anali Lopez Hernandez via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 2:47

Prelims

  • Jose Flores def. Clarence Brown via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 3:16
  • Victor Martinez def. Luis Luna via TKO (strikes) – R1, 1:39
  • Elias Urbina def. Mike Tovar via KO (kick) – R1, 3:14
  • Edmilson Freitas vs. Raymond Banda ends in majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Write A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.