Pantoja (19-3-0) has won three of four under the UFC banner, with those victories coming over the trio of Eric Shelton, Neil Seery and Brandon Moreno. Pantoja competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 24, making it to the semi-finals of the reality show before losing to Hiromasa Ogikubo. Pantoja has suffered three defeats as a professional MMA fighter and all of those defeats have come by way of decision.
Sasaki (21-5-2) has rotated wins and losses in his last six UFC bouts, with the latest fight being a second round submission win over Jenel Lausa at UFC Fight Night Singapore. Sasaki has previously competed on seven different “Fight Night” cards, earning a 4-3-0 record at those events. Sasaki has suffered four defeats while competing in the UFC, with one of those defeats coming against somebody who has challenged for the UFC Flyweight Title in Wilson Reis.
UFC Fight Night Buenos Aires takes place on Saturday, November 17 from Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina with Neil Magny and Santiago Ponzinibbio headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.