The Argentine emblem of the MMA, Santiago Ponzinibbio, fell in love with fans around the world. In the UFC Vegas 28, the one from La Plata came with everything to get back among the best in the Welterweight division, something that he surely achieved. It was not easy at all, considering that in front was Miguel Baeza, one that arrived with an undefeated 10-0 in his favor.
The victory came thanks to the decision, but, without a doubt, it was the best fight of the night. Understanding that there was a very complicated opponent in front, he came out in front and dominated the second and third rounds. As expected, social networks exploded, seeing that they were epic minutes for him and for the sport. So far, they have waged perhaps the best war of the year.
After winning, Ponzinibbio He told Michael Bisping: “It was a warm-up round the first. I was not good in the first one. Twenty-six months out and here I am. The first was a warm-up and then I started to show my game. I don’t care about anything. I was about to die, a year in the hospital, antibiotics, sick, in bed, COVID, so many things happened. They even told me that I was never going to fight again.
“I really lost a lot of time of my life. I was close to death and I don’t care about anything. I want to fight as soon as possible. Everyone said that I was going to fight a very strong one and I came and beat him. I want to go back to the rankings and I want them to give me a tougher one still. This is for all Argentines and all my fans, “he concluded. Santiago Ponzinibbio, who wants the Welterweight title.
UFC Vegas 28 Results
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ausguto Sakai.
Walt Harris vs. Marcin Tybura.
Roman Dolidze vs. Laureano Staropoli.
Santiago Porzinibbio (victory by unanimous decision) vs. Miguel Baeza.
Dusko Todorovic vs. Gregory Rodrigues (victory by unanimous decision).
Montana de la Rosa (victory by TKO in the second round) vs. Ariane Lipski.
Tanner Boser vs. Ilir Latifi (split decision win).
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Muslim Salikhov (victory by unanimous decision).
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Kamuela Kirk (victory by unanimous decision).
Alan Patrick vs. Mason Jones. (No Answer).
Manon Fiorot (second round TKO win) vs. Tabatha Ricci.
Sean Woodson (split decision win) vs. Youssef Zalal.
Claudio Puelles (victory by unanimous decision) vs. Jordan Leavitt.
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