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TRANSMISIONES DE COMBATE AMÉRICAS A TRAVÉS DE TELEMUNDO ALCANZA MÁS ALTOS RATINGS DURANTE VERANO Y OTOÑO 2017 ENTRE LOS SHOWS DE MMA EN TELEVISIÓN DE IDIOMA ESPAÑOL



NUEVA YORK, NY - 13 de diciembre, 2017 - Los eventos "COPA COMBATE" y "Combate 19: Queen Warriors" de Combate Américas, que fueron transmitidos a través de Telemundo el Sábado 11 de Noviembre y Viernes 1 de Diciembre, respectivamente, lograron las dos más grandes audiencias para shows de MMA en verano y otoño de 2017, en la television de Estados Unidos en idioma español.
"COPA COMBATE", que marcó el debut de Combate Américas en Telemundo, siendo transmitida a las 11:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 p.m. CT el 11 de Noviembre, logró un promedio de 280,000 televidentes totales, 137,000 adultos entre 18-49 y 70,000 adultos entre 18-34. El show aumentó la audiencia de 18-34 en ese periodo en un 30 por ciento, y un 10 por ciento entre los adultos de 18-49, en comparación con los cuatro sábados anteriores.
Mientras tanto, "Combate 19: Queen Warriors", que fue transmitido a través de Telemundo a las 12:00 a.m. ET / 11:00 p.m. CT el 1 de Diciembre, logró un promedio de 293,000 televidentes, 156,000 adultos entre 18-49 y 73,000 entre 18-34.
"Nos sentimos felices por la gran cantidad de espectadores que las dos transmisiones de Combate Américas lograron y esperamos trabajar de nuevo con la franquicia en el futuro cercano, y seguir aumentando la oferta de MMA de Telemundo", Ray Warren, presidente de Telemundo Deportes.
"Estamos encantados con los increíbles ratings y la audiencia que los dos primeros eventos en vivo de MMA en la historia de Telemundo generaron", dijo el CEO de Combate Américas, Campbell McLaren.
"COPA COMBATE" fue encabezado por un épico torneo de ocho peleadores en una noche, en la división de los pesos gallos (135 lbs), que resultó en una historia de 'Cenicienta', luego de que la sorpresa Levy Marroquin (12-2) de Monterrey, México, derrotó tres oponentes consecutivos en la misma noche, para llevarse un gran premio de $100,000 USD.
En el evento estelar de "Combate 19: Queen Warriors", Kyra "Mogwai" Batara (7-4) de Las Vegas, Nevada, extendió su andar invicto en la jaula de Combate Américas, dominando a la agresiva striker y archi-rival Paulina "Firefox" Granados (4-3) de Corpus Christi, Texas, antes de obtener una decisión unánime en la división de los pesos átomos femeninos (105 lbs) en San Antonio, Texas.
Llevando las acciones en vivo para ambos eventos, estuvieron el multi-campeón de los pesos completos de la WWE, Alberto Del Rio, además del reconocido anunciante de Telemundo Édgar López y el relator Andrés Bermúdez.


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SOBRE COMBATE AMERICAS
Combate Americas, LLC. es la primera franquicia hispana de Artes Marciales Mixtas en la historia de Estados Unidos. Está diseñada para construir campeones latinos y satisfacer el gusto de los seguidores hispanos,  uno de los grupos más entusiastas en las peleas de títulos . La franquicia de Combate Americas incluye el reality show, programación de televisión, eventos en vivo y programación móvil.
 
El CEO de la compañía, Campbell McLaren, es reconocido universalmente como el cofundador de The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). La revista New York describió a Campbell como el "genio del marketing detrás de UFC" y Yahoo Sports opinó que él sabe "más del deporte que cualquier otra persona de la industria".
 
Con un producto sin precedentes y un modelo de gestión de primer orden, Combate Americas está a punto de abrir nuevos caminos e iniciar una nueva era en la competencia de MMA a nivel de campeonato mundial.

ABOUT TS-1 PROMOTIONS
TS-1 Promotions is a licensed promoter of live combat sports events throughout the U.S. Founded in 2016 by longtime boxing and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) attorney Greg Bloom, the company was created to serve fight fans with dynamic fight action in the ring and in the cage.

ABOUT NBCUNIVERSAL TELEMUNDO ENTREPRISES:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Studios, Telemundo Internacional, Telemundo International Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 17 owned stations, 55 affiliates and its national feed.  Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico.  Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world's most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032.  As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as Buzzfeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; Telemundo International Studios, a production unit focused on creating high-end short form, scripted formats for international markets; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.



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TELEMUNDO DEPORTES' BROADCAST OF COMBATE AMERICAS DELIVERS HIGHEST-RATED MMA SHOWS OF SUMMER AND FALL 2017 ON SPANISH LANGUAGE TELEVISION


 
NEW YORK, NY - December 13, 2017 -  Combate Américas' "COPA COMBATE" and "Combate 19: Queen Warriors" that aired live on Telemundo on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Dec. 1, respectively, delivered the two largest audiences for MMA shows in the summer and fall of 2017, on Spanish-language television in the U.S.  
"COPA COMBATE," which marked Combate Americas' premiere on Telemundo, airing at 11:30 p.m. ET/ 10:30 p.m. CT on November 11, delivered an average of 280,000 total viewers, 137,000 adults 18-49 and 70,000 adults 18-34. The show increased the network's 18-34 audience in that time slot by 30 percent, and by 10 percent among adults 18-49, compared to the four prior Saturdays.
Meanwhile, "Combate 19: Queen Warriors," which aired live on Telemundo at 12:00 a.m. ET/11:00 p.m. CT on December 1, delivered an average of 293,000 total viewers, 156,000 adults 18-49 and 73,000 adults 18-34. 
"We are encouraged by the strong viewership the two broadcasts of Combate Americas delivered and look forward to working with the franchise again in the near future, and continue growing Telemundo's MMA offering," Ray Warren, president of Telemundo Deportes.
"We are delighted with the incredible ratings and viewership that the first two live MMA events in Telemundo history generated," said Combate Americas CEO Campbell McLaren.  
 "COPA COMBATE" was headlined by an action-packed, one-night, eight-man tournament in the bantamweight (135 pounds) division that spawned a Cinderella story after underdog  Levy Marroquin (11-2) of Monterrey, Mexico defeated three consecutive opponents in the same night to earn the $100,000 USD tournament grand prize.
In the main event of "Combate 19: Queen Warriors,"  Kyra " Mogwai " Batara (7-4) of Las Vegas, Nevada extended her unbeaten run in La Jaula, the Combate Americas cage, dominating aggressive striker and arch-rival  Paulina "Firefox" Granados(4-3) of Corpus Christi, Texas before earning a unanimous decision in the atom-weight (105 pounds) showdown in San Antonio, Texas.
Calling the live action for both events were multiple-time WWE heavyweight champion  Alberto Del Rio alongside Telemundo's famed NFL and Olympics announcer  Edgar Lopez, and blow-by-blow man  Andres Bermudez.  

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ABOUT COMBATE AMERICAS
Combate Americas, LLC. is the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise in history, designed to build Latino fighting champions and serve Hispanic fans, one of the world's most avid groups of prize fighting enthusiasts.  The Combate Americas franchise includes reality TV programming, live events and mobile programming.  The company's CEO, Campbell McLaren, is universally recognized as the co-founder/co-creator of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).  New York Magazine described McLaren as "the marketing genius behind the UFC" and Yahoo! Sports proclaimed that he "knows more about the sport than just about anyone in it today."  With an unprecedented product and a blue-chip ownership and management team, Combate Americas is poised to break new ground and bring about a new era in world championship level MMA competition.

ABOUT TS-1 PROMOTIONS
TS-1 Promotions is a licensed promoter of live combat sports events throughout the U.S. Founded in 2016 by longtime boxing and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) attorney Greg Bloom, the company was created to serve fight fans with dynamic fight action in the ring and in the cage.

ABOUT NBCUNIVERSAL TELEMUNDO ENTREPRISES:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Studios, Telemundo Internacional, Telemundo International Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 17 owned stations, 55 affiliates and its national feed.  Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico.  Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world's most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032.  As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as Buzzfeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; Telemundo International Studios, a production unit focused on creating high-end short form, scripted formats for international markets; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.


 
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