For the first time in history the Ultimate Fighting Championship will hold an event in the nation of Argentina. And headlining the UFC Betting Odds will be favorite native son Santiago Ponzinibbio. Indeed “Gente Boa” will face Neil Magny in a welterweight feature bout. Also, on the main card are four more bouts. Ricardo Lamas meets Darren Elkins in featherweight action. Light heavyweights Khalil Rountree and Johnny Walker will square off. Additionally, bantamweights Guido Cannetti and Marlon Vera are scheduled. Women’s strawweight action features Cynthia Calvillo vs. Poliana Botelho. On the whole it’s a main card not to be missed!
UFC Fight Night Magny vs. Ponzinibbio
Date and Time: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10 p.m. Eastern
Location: Estadio Mary Teran de Weiss, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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UFC Fight Night TV Coverage: FS1
Neil Magny has a UFC Betting Odds record of 21-6 with wins in his last two bouts. Last time out on May 27, 2018 Magny scored a first round knockout win over Craig White at Liverpool, England. Before that Magny earned a unanimous decision win over Carlos Condit on December 30, 2017 in Las Vegas. Consider Magny is ranked eighth in the world. Of Magny’s 21 wins seven came by knockout, three by submission, and 11 by decision. Counter to that is one loss by knockout, four by submission, and one by decision.
Santiago Ponzinibbio has a sportsbook record of 26-3. Encompassing his wins are 14 knockouts, six submissions, and six decisions. Of his losses two were by knockout and one by decision. Concurrently Ponzinibbio is ranked 10th in the welterweight rankings. “Gente Boa” has won his last six consecutive bouts. In the same way on December 16, 2017 Ponzinibbio earned a unanimous decision win over Mike Perry in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Prior to that on July 16, 2017 he knocked Gunnar Nelson out in the first round.
Ricard Lamas is 18-7 but has lost his last two bouts. To illuminate “The Bully” lost his last bout to Mirsad Bektic by split decision on June 9, 2018 in Chicago. Extending his misery was a knockout loss to Josh Emmett on December 16, 2017 in Winnipeg. Fashion that Lamas ranks 12th in the world for the featherweight class. Hence Lamas has never really been the same since his loss to Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship in 2014. In particular “The Bully” has five knockout, five submission, and eight decision wins. Lamas has four knockout and three decision losses.
Darren Elkins has a career record of 24-6. To be exact “The Damage” has six knockout, six submission, and 12 decision wins. Balanced against that are two knockout, one submission, and three decision losses. Last time in the ring for Elkins was on July 14 in a unanimous decision loss to Alexander Volkanovski.
Matchup to Watch
Magny looks like a strong value with the UFC Betting Odds. Public sentiment is with the hometown hero Ponzinibbio. As was previously noted Magny is actually the higher rated fighter.
UFC Fight Night Betting Odds Picks
To conclude fading the public with Magny could pay off.
UFC Fight Night Betting Online Pick: Neil Magny
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