Amateurs Rule at American Bank Center - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Amateurs Rule at American Bank Center

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Corpus Christi (kiii sports)- Amateur Mixed Martial Arts returned to the American Bank Center on Saturday night with nearly a dozen bouts in the Rock's Extreme Fight Night VII.

Among the competitors was 17-year-old Corpus Christian Freddy Leal Jr., who made his competitive debut in a rough and tumble opening bout against Laredo's Francisco Segura.

Both fighters traded punches and before hitting the canvas for some intense ground work. Segura secured his 2nd career win when Leal submitted to a painful and effective choke hold late in the first round.