NEW YORK – August 9, 2022 – World fight today announced a five-fight all-female mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card for Friday, August 12, streaming live on Paramount+ from Miami, Florida.
Paramount+ coverage will begin with a Combate Global pre-show at 10:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 p.m. CT and continue with live combat action, starting at 11:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. CT.
In the strawweight main event (115 pounds), Claire Lopez (6-4) will collide with his hard-hitting compatriot Camila Rivarola (4-3-1).
Lopez, 33, from Paris, France via London England, will see action for the first time since his impressive debut with Combate Global, beating back-to-back opponents in one night on August 13, before finishing second in the first- Ever Combate Global, a one night tournament for eight women.
Rivarola, also 33, hails from Montevideo, Uruguay and fights in Stockholm, Sweden. She will see action in Combate Global for the first time this year since her unanimous decision victory over veteran Stephanie Frausto on Dec. 3.
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A former undefeated amateur touted for her kickboxing skills, Rivarola has never been knocked out or submitted in her eight-fight professional career so far.
In the flyweight (125-pound) co-main event, two undefeated stars will take center stage as Rosselyn “Chula” Chavira (2-0) and Flor Chavez (1-0) will face off in what is also a matchup between the United States and Mexico.
Chavira will make his second start at La Jaula, the Combate Global competition cage, after defeating Tyler Schaefer by split decision in a memorable seesaw battle on December 12, 2021.
At just 21 years old, Chavez de Mexico is coming off his first professional win, a unanimous decision over American Blanca Marquez on April 8.
Elsewhere on the card and in another flyweight contest, Dee Begley (2-1) from Dublin, Ireland will face Yessica Ortega (1-2) from Mexico City.
Unbeaten Melissa Gomez (1-0) from Santiago, Chile will face Elizabeth Avila (0-3) from Mexico City at atomic weight (105 pounds). Tyler Schaefer (1-2) from San Diego, Calif. will meet Aitana Alvarez (1-3) of San Sebastian, Spain at flyweight.
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