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Combate Global picks, live stream, how to watch: MMA insider reveals fight card picks, predictions for Sept. 3

Combate Global will return to action on Friday in Miami with a loaded seven-fight card that begins on 10:30 p.m. ET on Paramount+. Ricky Bandejas won his Combate debut last month and will now headline a bantamweight bout against Kevin Cordero. Bandejas fought seven fights in Bellator before joining Combate and is 14-5 in his career, while Cordero is an up-and-coming 21-year-old Spaniard with an 11-2 record and riding a five-fight winning streak.

The six other bouts on the September 3 Combate Global fight card are Eduardo Torres vs. Nohelin Hernandez, Gerardo Graniel vs. Roger Blanque, Gloria Bravo vs. Jade Jorand, Enrique Gonzalez vs. Jean Marc Howell, Sergio Sosa vs. Sam Kilmer and Joziro Boye vs. Majdeddine Ayadi. It’s a strong mix of styles and experience levels. The Combate Global fight card begins at 10:30 p.m. ET and can be streamed on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan

Paramount+ now has levels of membership so you can watch Combate and much more. The Premium Plan is $9.99 per month and you can watch your local CBS live stream (including plenty of sports like SEC on CBS, NFL on CBS, and the PGA Tour), no ads, on demand and the ability to download episodes for offline viewing. You can stream on any device and never miss a moment of your favorite sport. Paramount+ will even give you a free week to start, so sign up now here.

How to watch Combate Global in Miami  

  • Date: Friday, Sept. 3
  • Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Streaming: Paramount+

Combate Global picks for Sept. 3 fight card in Miami

Before you tune in to Friday’s fight card, you need to see the picks from SportsLine’s MMA insider Ian Parker. A former fighter who’s been in the industry for more than 15 years, Parker is coming off a mind-boggling 2020 season. On the Anik & Florian Podcast, Parker went an astounding 58-14, returning $9,465 to $100 bettors who followed him. He hit 11 of his 17 underdog picks and 19 of 30 main events. Overall, Parker nailed an astonishing 81 percent of his plays.

For the Combate Global fight card on Sept. 3, Parker is backing Eduardo “Cyborg” Torres to stay unbeaten in a featured bantamweight matchup against Nohelin “Suave” Hernandez. A 27-year-old American fighter who trains at the American Kickboxing Academy, Hernandez has had more big-fight experience, but in his case that might not be a major benefit.

Hernandez fought twice in the UFC in 2019 and was also in the Combate Global Bantamweight Tournament in May. However, he was submitted by Marlon Vera and Jack Shore in his two UFC appearances and then lost a decision to Francisco Rivera in the first round of the Combate tournament.

Now, he’ll take on Torres, an unbeaten 26-year-old Chilean fighter who has proven that he can win in a variety of ways. Torres is 11-0 in his career with three knockouts, three submissions and five decision wins. However, given Hernandez’s struggles defending against submissions during his three-fight win streak, Parker sees that being Torres’ clear path to victory on Friday night.

Watch Combate Global in Miami

Now that you know who to pick, get ready to watch Combate Global. Visit Paramount+ now to see the Combate Global, your live local CBS sporting events, some of the world’s top soccer matchups and much more.

Combate Global fight card

Ricky Bandejas vs. Kevin Cordero

Eduardo Torres vs. Nohelin Hernandez

Gerardo Graniel vs. Roger Blanque

Gloria Bravo vs. Jade Jorand

Enrique Gonzalez vs. Jean Marc Howell

Sergio Sosa vs. Sam Kilmer

Joziro Boye vs. Majdeddine Ayadi

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