Lorenz Larkin entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-4-0 (60% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.26 welterweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against John Howard in 2015.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Santiago Ponzinibbio, has a record of 19-2-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.36 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss in 2013 when he faced Ryan LaFlare (=Ponzinibbio vs LaFlare), after this fight he has fought twice winning over Wendell Oliveira Marques (=Oliveira vs Ponzinibbio) and Sean Strickland (=Strickland vs Ponzinibbio). Larkin vs Ponzinibbio is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Yoel Romero – UFC Fight Night 70. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs Romero
Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 70 fight card (main card):
Lyoto Machida vs Yoel Romero
Lorenz Larkin vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
Eddie Gordon vs Antonio Carlos Jr
Thiago Santos vs Steve Bosse
Hacran Dias vs Levan Makashvili
Ponzinibbio’s previous fight: Sean Strickland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
Larkin’s next fight: Lorenz Larkin vs Albert Tumenov
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