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Ultimate Fighting Championship
welterweight contender Santiago
Ponzinibbio
is set to return against Neil Magny as
the Argentine native seeks to pick up his seventh victory in a row
in front of his homeland in the UFC’s first event in Buenos Aires
in November, Combate reported on Thursday.

Magny was originally scheduled to fight Alex
Oliveira
at a UFC event in São Paulo, but now finds himself
preparing for a top-10 welterweight in Ponzinibbio.

Ponzinibbio (26-3) is coming off of a win over Mike Perry,
and before that a shocking first round knockout victory over
Gunnar
Nelson
. Meanwhile, Magny (21-6) is riding a two-fight winning
streak punctuated by a career-highlight win over Carlos
Condit
and a first round knockout of Craig
White
.

UFC Fight Night 140 – Buenos Aires takes place on Nov. 17.

As for the Brazilian “Cowboy,” the promotion is looking for a
replacement opponent for him on the São Paulo card.


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