Ryan LaFlare vs Santiago Ponzinibbio Added To UFC Fight Night 32
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.24.2013
MMA Junkie reports that The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 finalist Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his UFC debut against Ryan LaFlare (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 32. The fight takes place on November 9 in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. While no venue has been named, it is likely to be Goiania Arena. The main event is a light-heavyweight rematch between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson.
Ponzinibbio started on TUF: Brazil 2 with an 18-1 pro record and 16 stoppages. He snapped his forearm in a semifinal win over Leonardo Santos and had to pull out of the final. He was awarded $50,000 for getting the season's best knockout and best fight.
LaFlare had a 7-0 record with seven finishes before he arrived in the UFC. He then won by unanimous decision over Ben Alloway.