Santiago Ponzinibbio Takes Out Mike Perry On FOX | UFC Results

UFC knockout artist”Platinum” Mike Perry and tough welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio are facing off inside the octagon tonight, Dec. 16. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Winnipeg, Canada for UFC on FOX 26. There from inside the Bell MTS Place, UFC competitors are going toe-to-toe for the Winnipeg crowd. Perry and Ponzinibbio are continuing the great night of fights in a war for supremacy in the welterweight division. Check out the UFC results from their epic match up below.

The first round opened at a methodical pace, as Perry and Ponzinibbio tested each other’s range and timing. Perry began opening up with leading jabs, but Ponzinibbio returned fire with some damaging leg kicks to the fighter.

Halfway through the round, Ponzinibbio slipped and lost his balance but quickly regained his footing and returned to the standing position.

Perry then landed a big shot with his right hand, pressuring Ponzinibbio into the fence. However, Ponzinibbio retaliated with a flurry of his own with only a minute left in the round. Perry ended the round pressuring the fighter onto his back foot.

The second round kicked off at a faster pace, as Ponzinibbio returned with a vengeance. That being said, Perry continued to control the pace of the fight. Ponzinibbio was taken to the canvas by Perry, but managed to quickly return to this feet.

With just over half of the round left, the crowd began to chant “Perry” as the fighter continued to press forward on Ponzinibbio. But, Ponzinibbio stuck the fighter with a damaging leg kick before entering a brutal exchange with the fighter.

Ponzinibbio seemed to rock his opponent, as the fighter began to pressure Perry into the fence. Now controlling the pace of the fight, Ponzinibbio began to push forward with a brutal series of combinations. However, Perry returned in the final moments of the round with a punch combination that put Ponzinibbio on the defense.

The final round opened with a brawl. Perry began once again laying on the pressure, but Ponzinibbio consistently offered strong counters to his opponent.

With three minutes left in the fight, Ponzinibbio struck Perry with a devastating spinning elbow that dropped the knockout artist. Perry quickly made his way back to his feet, but continued to suffer an onslaught from his opponent.

With a minute left in the round, Perry found himself once again on the canvas. Ponzinibbio began to weigh down on the fighter and wait out the clock. Perry made his way back to his feet with just moments left in the match, as the fighters entered a final exchange for the Winnipeg crowd. Perry has now gone the distance.

UFC Results: Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Mike Perry via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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