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“Road to the Championship” Features Ozzie Alvarez vs. Justin Patterson at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center September 17

“Road to the Championship” Features Ozzie Alvarez vs. Justin Patterson at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center September 17
This Thursday, September 17, the first-ever U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) franchise, Combate Americas, will kick-off a new multi-year live event series at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center (DLVEC) (Pictured: Ozzie Alvarez)

“Road to the Championship” fight week events will start today, September 14 with numerous “Open to the Public” offerings including media workouts, final press conference and an official weigh-in before the anticipated bout.

The opening event will present four-time WWE champion and MMA star Alberto Del Rio as the color commentator through a live NBC Universo telecast, part of his new agreement with the NBC sports and entertainment cable television network for Latinos in the U.S.

Justin Patterson
Justin Patterson

In the welterweight (170 pounds) main event, fast-rising star Ozzie Alvarez (6-2) of Huntington Beach, Calif. will square-off with undefeated, finisher Justin “The Tactician” Patterson (5-0) of Dallas, Texas.

In a 140 pound catchweight co-main event featuring two ferocious talents, John “Sexy Mexy” Castaneda will battle former U.S. Marine Justin “The Therapist” Governale and many more.

All fight week activities will take place on the Third Street Stage on the Fremont Street Experience between the D Las Vegas and the Four Queens.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • 5:00 p.m. PT
  • Official Weigh-In—Open to the Public

Thursday, September 17, 2015

“Road to the Championship” commentated by Alberto Del Rio

  • Doors 5:00 p.m. PT
  • First Bell 6:00 p.m. PT

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC)

Presented by Combate Americas, “Road to the Championship” will be telecast on NBC Universo at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.

Live from the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC), adjacent to the D Las Vegas, ticket pricing will start at $14.99 and are available through Ticketmaster.

The DLVEC is located in the beautifully renovated Downtown Las Vegas area at 200 S 3rd Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101. For further information, visit their website at