The black belt in karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gunnar Nelson entered this fight with a professional record of 16-2-1 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 welterweight in the world. He lost to Demian Maia in 2015 (=Maia vs Nelson) but then he has won over Albert Tumenov (=Tumenov vs Nelson) and Alan Jouban (=Nelson vs Jouban).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Santiago Ponzinibbio, has an official mma record of 24-3-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. He also suffered his last defeat in 2015, against Lorenz Larkin (=Larkin vs Ponzinibbio), but then he has won four bouts beating Andreas Stahl, Court McGee, Zak Cummings (=Ponzinibbio vs Cummings) and Nordine Taleb (=Ponzinibbio vs Taleb). Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Gunnar Nelson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 113. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 113: Nelson vs Ponzinibbio
Where: SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Nelson’s previous fight: Gunnar Nelson vs Alan Jouban
Ponzinibbio’s previous fight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Nordine Taleb
Ponzinibbio’s next fight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Mike Perry
Nelson’s next fight: Gunnar Nelson vs Alex Oliveira
Nelson vs Ponzinibbio full fight video:
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