Lee Hammond vs Ivan Castillo set for Combate Global: Ireland vs Mexico

Sources close to the situation have revealed to SevereMMA that Irishman Lee Hammond (5-0) is set to return to action against Mexican fighter Ivan Castillo (23-17) in a lightweight bout at Combate Global: Ireland vs Mexico on December 17th.

Lee Hammond is an undefeated mixed martial artist hailing from SBG Ireland with an 80% finishing rate. He most recently featured on The Ultimate Fighter 31: McGregor vs. Chandler where he suffered a final minute submission loss in an exhibition bout to eventual season winner Kurt Holobaugh.

Ivan Castillo is an 11-time veteran of the Combate Global cage fresh off of a unanimous decision victory in August against Santiago Guzman which snapped a four-fight losing streak for him.

Also on the card is SBG’s Katie Saull (5-6) who will be taking on Estefania Rodriguez (3-1). SevereMMA previously reported that Cian Cowley (5-5) will be facing Daniel Sanchez Vasquez (5-2) on this same card. Also previously announced, Cork’s Pa Lehane (5-2) is set to faceoff against Mexican Roberto Romero Hernandez (7-2-1) who is undefeated in six fights with Combate Global.

Combate Global: Ireland vs Mexico is set to take place in Miami, Florida on 17th December 2023.

Massachusetts native currently writing for Severe MMA. Former writer for Neutral Zone LLC. Follow me on Twitter @lander_theo, LinkedIn and Youtube @ Theo Lander for articles and event coverage.

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