Late 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
28-6-0
18-8-0

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

SD 3SD 3UD 3KO 1KO 4
Form
KO 2SD 3UD 3MD 3KO 3
28
Wins
18
15
By KO
11
54
KO%
61
6
By Sub
2
21
SUB%
11
6
Losses
8
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009
34
Bouts
26
64
Rounds
65
4 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Bryan Barberena preview

When is Ponzinibbio vs Barberena?

Santiago Ponzinibbio could potentially face the challenge of Bryan Barberena, in Late 2022.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Ponzinibbio vs Barberena stats

Santiago Ponzinibbio would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Bryan Barberena would make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Barberena would have a slight advantage in power over Ponzinibbio, with a 61% knock out percentage over Ponzinibbio's 54%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ponzinibbio would have a slight advantage over Barberena, with a 21% submission rate over Barberena's 11%.

Santiago Ponzinibbio is the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

Ponzinibbio has 1-inch reach advantage.

Ponzinibbio is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Barberena, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 1 less professional rounds, 64 to Barberena's 65.

Ponzinibbio vs Barberena form

Ponzinibbio has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he 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 won against 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.

Barberena has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.

Going into that contest, he had won against Darian Weeks at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jason Witt at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Randy Brown at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Bryan Barberena has been fighting more than Santiago Ponzinibbio.

Santiago Ponzinibbio last fought 6 months and 10 days ago, while Bryan Barberena's last outing was 4 months and 29 days ago.

Ponzinibbio's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Barberena's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ponzinibbio vs Barberena?

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