Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-05-21, mma fight not so exciting: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Michel Pereira gets two stars (UFC Fight of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Pereira vs Ponzinibbio is on the undercard of Holly Holm vs Ketlen Vieira – UFC Vegas 55 (also known as UFC Fight Night 206 or UFC on ESPN+ 64). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Santiago Ponzinibbio record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Santiago Ponzinibbio entered this fight with a mma record of 28-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.41 welterweight in the world.
He lost two out of his last three bouts, against Li Jingliang (Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Li Jingliang) and Geoff Neal (Geoff Neal vs Santiago Ponzinibbio); between these two matches he defeated Miguel Baeza (Miguel Baeza vs Santiago Ponzinibbio).
Ponzinibbio’s next fight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Alex Morono
Michel Pereira record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and karate Michel Pereira, has an official record of 27-11-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.48 in the welterweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2019 and 2020, against Tristan Connelly and Diego Sanchez (Diego Sanchez vs Michel Pereira), but then he has won four fights beating Niko Price (Michel Pereira vs Niko Price) and Andre Fialho in his last two (Michel Pereira vs Andre Fialho).
Pereira’s next fight: Andre Petroski vs Michel Pereira
UFC Vegas 55 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 206: Holm vs. Vieira
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Vegas 55 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 55 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Holly Holm vs Ketlen Vieira
Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Michel Pereira
Dusko Todorovic vs Chidi Njokuani
Eryk Anders vs Jun Yong Park
Polyana Viana vs Tabatha Ricci
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Joseph Holmes vs Alen Amedovski
Jailton Almeida vs Parker Porter
Omar Morales vs Uros Medic
Vince Morales vs Jonathan Martinez
Felipe Colares vs Chase Hooper
Sam Hughes vs Elise Reed
Ponzinibbio vs Pereira full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Michel Pereira as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Ponzinibbio vs Pereira result
Michel Pereira defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio via split decision. Scores were 28–29, 30–27, 29–28.
Ponzinibbio vs Pereira post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Michel Pereira vs Santiago Ponzinibbio post-fight octagon interview.