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Santiago Ponzinibbio, Miguel Baeza to Square Off at UFC Event on June 5 – MMA Root

A Santiago Ponzinibbio welterweight bout against Miguel Baeza is set for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on June 5

was the first to report the detention. The location and title of the event have not yet been announced.

After being sidelined for more than two years, Ponzinibbio returned to the Octagon at the UFC on ABC 1, where he suffered a first-round knockout by Jingliang Li on January 16. Prior to the defeat, the 34-year-old Argentine recorded a seven-game winning streak in the Octagon that included victories for Neil Magny, Mike Perry and Gunnar Nelson.

Baez has emerged as a rising star since the start of his career with 10 consecutive wins – including three in the UFC. Dana White’s Contender alum has finished all three of her opponents in the Octagon and is coming in second with Takashi Sato in his last UFC appearance on ESPN 18.

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