NEW YORK – May 31, 2022 – Combate Global and Gabriel Soto have announced that the two-time award-winning Mexican actor will compete in a special exhibition boxing bout promoted by the premier Hispanic mixed martial arts (MMA) organization on Saturday, September 24, live on Univision and TUDN USA of Miami, Florida.
The boxing bout will be contested over five rounds and will take place in La Jaula, the circular-shaped competition cage in which Combate Global’s MMA bouts regularly take place.
“I’m a huge boxing fan, super MMA fan, and now I’m going to have the opportunity to be a fighter,” said Soto, the star of Univision’s hit telenovela. Soltero with Hijas and Mexican telenovela divided love.
Along with the announcement, Soto issued a public challenge to fellow actor Mario Lopez. “I think (Lopez) could be a really good opponent, so I want to fight him.
“The signing of Gabriel Soto is a major achievement for Combate Global,” said Campbell McLaren, CEO of Combate Global. “Giving this talented, world-famous actor a chance to put it all on the line is an honor.”
Soto, a Mexico City native, also announced that he would donate a portion of his winnings from the fight to charity.
A boxing enthusiast who has been training and training for years, Soto is also the founder of a non-profit organization, “No Tires La Toalla”, which is dedicated to helping young boxers jump-start their respective careers.
Combate Global will announce more details about the event and stream Soto at a later date.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for combat sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He is also a veteran MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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