Combate Clasico results: Kyra Batara submits Vanessa Rico in second round

Thursday night at the “Combate Clasico” event, highly touted atomweight contender Kyra Batara made a successful return to the cage by submitting Vanessa Rico at 3:45 of the second round by way of an armbar.

Kyra Batara makes a successful return to the cage at “Combate Clasico”.

Batara, also known as “Mogwai”, improves her record to 6-4-0. The victory marks her fourth for the Combate Americas organization. The 22-year-old owns notable victories over the likes of Jenny Silverio, Liz McCarthy, Celine Haga and Nicdalia Rivera-Calanoc. She believes she is the best atomweight fighter in the world and feels as though she has made dramatic improvements to her MMA game since when she first started as a professional.

Rico’s falls to 2-3-0. She is now on a two-fight losing streak, following a first round submission loss to Gina Iniong back in January 2016.

Combate Clasico took place from the Wynwood Convention Center in Miami, Florida, United States.


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