Neil Magny vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio to Main Event UFC Buenos Aires

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting

A welterweight battle between Neil Magny and Santiago Ponzinibbio has been announced as the main event of UFC Buenos Aires on November 17.

Ponzinibbio (26-3) is currently riding a six-fight win streak that includes victories over Court McGee, Nordine Taleb, Gunnar Nelson, and most recently Mike Perry. Ponzinibbio holds an octagon record of 8-2 and he will be competing in his home city of Buenos Aires when he takes on Magny.

Magny (21-6) was previously scheduled to fight Alex Oliveira at UFC Sao Paulo on September 22 before being shifted over to headline against Ponzinibbio. Magny is 14-5 since joining the UFC back in 2013 and holds notable wins over Kelvin Gastelum, Hector Lombard, Johny Hendricks, and Carlos Condit. He's coming off of a first-round knockout victory over Craig White in May.


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