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Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Miguel Baeza report
Who won Ponzinibbio vs Baeza?
Santiago Ponzinibbio beat Miguel Baeza by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 28, on Saturday 5th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Santiago Ponzinibbio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Ponzinibbio vs Baeza stats
Santiago Ponzinibbio stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Miguel Baeza made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Baeza had an advantage in power over Ponzinibbio, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ponzinibbio's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ponzinibbio had an advantage over Baeza, with a 22% submission rate over Baeza's 10%.
Santiago Ponzinibbio was the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.
Baeza had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ponzinibbio. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ponzinibbio was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Baeza, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 64 to Baeza's 25.
Ponzinibbio vs Baeza form
Ponzinibbio had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michel Pereira at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Geoff Neal at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Miguel Baeza at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had lost to Jingliang Li at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ponzinibbio's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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