Santiago Ponzinibbio Defeats Neil Magny Via Brutal Right Hand In The Fourth Round!
Welcome to the main event of UFC Fight Night 140. It takes place inside Parque Roca Arena in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Neil Magny faces Santiago Ponzinibbio in UFC Welterweight division.
Ponzinibbio attacks, Magny retreats to the fence. Ponzinibbio eats a jab but delivers a brutal leg kick. Good jab. Magny eats a right hand. Ponzinibbio started the fight aggressively!
Magny’s right eye is hurt!
Great jabs and low kicks on both sides. Cross counter hurts Magny again! Ponzinibbio checks a low kick and delivers one. Magny lands a low kick, great match.
More jabs from Ponzinibbio. Ponzinibbio attacks to the body but eats a hand counter to the face. Leg kick from Ponzinibbio again. Magny circles away. Great straight right punch from Ponzinibbio! Magny covers up and lands a left hand after the bell! Ponzinibbio won this round.
Ponzinibbio utilizes his brutal low kicks again.
He knocks Neil Magny down with a kick to the thigh but lets him get up!
Magny stands up immediately. Great leg kick drops Magny again. Neil tries to grab the ankle. More jabs from Santiago Ponzinibbio. Magny lands a jab.
The referee pauses the fight to look at the cut under Magny’s left eyebrow.
The match continues. Great leg kick from Ponzinibbio again. If Magny receives one more strong low kick, the fight could be over! Great jab to the body from the Argentinian. Magny shoots in but the attempt is stopped. 1-2 lands clean for Ponzinibbio. Another great jab. Ponzinibbio won this round too!
Magny goes for a jab. Right-hand hits its mark! Oh, now Ponzinibbio whacks the lead leg!! Neil tries for a punch combo. Another leg kick from the Argentinian, Magny moves significantly slower now. He looks hurt!
Ponzinibbio looks cool and relaxed. He waits for an opportunity to finish the fight. Left hook right hand Ponzinibbio but Magny returns with a low kick. Magny tries to push him away with the kicks. 3-2 for Ponzinibbio. Magny desperately uses a teep kick to create the distance. Fighters continue trading shots. Another round for Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Neil Magny goes for a leg kick.
But the Argentinian whacks his leg again with a brutal low kick!
It looks like the match will be over soon! Jab exchange and another leg kick drop Magny. What is Santiago waiting for? Ponzinibbio attacks legs again! More low kicks, Magny retreats! Ponzinibbio looks to finish the fight!
What A Right Cross From Ponzinibbio And Magny Is Knocked Out!
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In his home country!
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Pros react to Ponzinibbio’s impressive win:
Both these guys dealing with adversity and walking right through it. Great fight #ufcargentina
— Chris Weidman (@chrisweidman) November 18, 2018
Congratulations @SPonzinibbioMMA !!!!
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) November 18, 2018
Ponzinibbio wow. #UFCArgentina
— Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman (@HotSauceHoltzy) November 18, 2018
Final Result: Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Neil Magny via KO (punch) at 2:36, round 4
Neil Magny drops to 21-7 MMA, 14-6 UFC, while Santiago Ponzinibbio improves his score to 27-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC.