Santiago
Ponzinibbio
23-3-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 23-3-0
Summary: Aggressiveness, strength and movement

Fighter Info

Nickname: Gente Boa
From: La Plata Argentina
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida USA
Age: 29
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
520
39% Successful
204
Types of Successful Strikes
0
204
91% Standing
186
11
7
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
17% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
55
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Santiago Ponzinibbio
UFC Fight Night: Salt Lake City
Aug 6, 2016
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Win
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Apr 16, 2016
35
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Dec 10, 2015
48
14
0
2
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Jun 27, 2015
33
64
0
0
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Win
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Feb 22, 2015
50
44
1
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Sep 13, 2014
10
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Nov 9, 2013
25
75
0
5
0
0
0
7
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Two shifts training here at ATT. These last few weeks can be summarized as eat, train and sleep

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 13 years old, after watching a Kickboxing class in a Gym in Argentina. I have always practiced sports, and this one in particular caught my attention. That was when I started training. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu. Titles: Champion of the Nitrix (77kg), Champion of the BlackMonster (77Kg), Champion of the São José SuperFight (77Kg), Champion of the GP Insano of MMA (77Kg), Estate of Santa Catarina Boxe Champion

Do you have any heroes? Rodrigo Minotauro and Wanderlei Silva (MMA) Messi and Maradona (others).

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a dream coming true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, Physical Education (incomplete)

What was your job before you started fighting? I did just about everything. I taught, worked in security, was a doorman, assistant cook, books salesman. Just about everything you can think of.

Favorite grappling technique: Double leg

Favorite striking technique: Overhand

• Team Nogueira member on TUF Brazil 2

• Broke his hand in semifinal bout on TUF Brazil 2 and was unable to compete in the finals.

• Nickname means “Nice guy”

• Pro since 2008

• 13 wins by KO, six by submission (2 guillotine, armbar, kimura, RNC, undisclosed submission)

• Has won four of his last five

• Lone pre-UFC loss came against UFC vet Leonardo Mafra in 2011

• 14 first round finishes

Career

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