UFC Fight Night Buenos Aires Results: Santiago Ponzinibbio & Neil Magny Headline, Plus The Return Of Cynthia Calvillo

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Main Card (10pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

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#10 Santiago Ponzinibbio def. #8 Neil Magny by KO via punch (2:36, R4)

#12 Ricardo Lamas def. #13 Darren Elkins by TKO via strikes (4:09, R3)

Johnny Walker def. Khalil Rountree by KO via elbow strikes (1:57, R1)

Ian Heinisch def. Cezar Ferreira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Marlon Vera def. Guido Cannetti by submission via rear naked choke (1:31, R2)

Cynthia Calvillo def. Poliana Botelho by submission via rear naked choke (4:48, R1)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Michel Prazeres def. Bartosz Fabinski by submission via guillotine choke (1:02, R1)

#9 Alexandre Pantoja def. #15 Ulka Sasaki by submission via rear naked choke (2:18, R1)

Austin Arnett def. Humberto Bandenay by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)

Laureano Staropoli def. Hector Aldana by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Jesus Pinedo def. Devin Powell by unanimous decision (No Scores Announced)

Nad Narimani def. Anderson Dos Santos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Nad Narimani vs. Anderson Dos Santos

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Narimani nails a swinging Dos Santos with some counter rights. Narimani starts attacking Dos Santos with some leg kicks, Dos Santos tries using the jab to keep Narimani at a distance. Narimani then cracks an incoming Dos Santos with a two punch combination, Dos Santos stuns a swinging Narimani with a counter strike combination of his own. Narimani comes forward and he nails Dos Santos with a left hook, Narimani ducks his head and Dos Santos catches him with a left. Narimani backs up Dos Santos after landing a straight right, Narimani swings away at Dos Santos as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Narimani

Round Two: The round begins with Dos Santos popping a swinging Narimani with a counter left, Narimani backs Dos Santos into the cage wall after landing a right followed by a push kick. Narimani and Dos Santos exchange some high kick attempts, Narimani gets Dos Santos against the cage wall after landing a right. The fighters separate and Dos Santos attacks Narimani with leg kicks, Dos Santos catches a swinging Narimani with a counter strike combination. Narimani grabs Dos Santos and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Narimani scores a takedown on Dos Santos and he gets the half guard. Narimani starts attacking Dos Santos with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Narimani (Overall Score: 20-18 for Narimani)

Round Three: The round begins with Dos Santos barely catching Narimani with a front kick to the face, Narimani goes back to attacking Dos Santos with leg kicks. Dos Santos catches a swinging Narimani with a counter left uppercut, Narimani scores a takedown on Dos Santos and Dos Santos attempts a guillotine choke to get the fight standing again. Narimani grabs Dos Santos and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Narimani and Dos Santos exchange a few left hooks, Dos Santos backs up Narimani with another front kick attempt. Narimani pops a backing Dos Santos with a right uppercut, Narimani also pops an incoming Dos Santos with a left. Dos Santos goes for a superman punch and Narimani scores a takedown a few moments later, Narimani attacks Dos Santos with ground and pound. Dos Santos eats more strikes while getting Narimani in his full guard, Narimani lands more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Narimani (Final Score: 30-27 for Narimani)

Official Result: Nad Narimani def. Anderson Dos Santos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Devin Powell vs. Jesus Pinedo

Round One: The round begins with Powell attempting a high kick against Pinedo, Pinedo looks for a high kick as well a few moments later. Pinedo trips up Powell after cracking him with a left, Pinedo eventually allows Powell to stand back up. Pinedo nails Powell with a kick to the midsection, Pinedo trips up Powell again and he lets him stand a short time later. Powell charges at a backing Pinedo while swinging wildly at him, Powell grabs a swinging Pinedo and he nails him with multiple knee strikes. Pinedo again nails Powell with a few kicks to the midsection, Pinedo also nails Powell with a left to the midsection. Powell cracks a backing Pinedo with a multiple punch combination, Pinedo trips up Powell and lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pinedo

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few kicks, Pinedo starts attacking Powell with combinations. Powell continuously backs up Pinedo while swinging away at him, Powell nails Pinedo with a kick to the midsection. Pinedo attacks Powell with a variety of kicks before eating a left hook, Powell starts attacking Pinedo with some leg kicks. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes, the fighters separate and Pinedo trips up a kicking Powell. Pinedo postures up and he lands a series of strikes against Powell until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pinedo (Overall Score: 20-18 for Pinedo)

Round Three: The round begins with the referee immediately halting the fight so a doctor can check the eye of Powell, the action resumes with Pinedo attempting a high kick against Powell. Powell hits Pinedo with a short side kick to the midsection, Pinedo barely cracks Powell with a head kick. Pinedo also catches Powell with a kick to the midsection, Powell starts hitting Pinedo with some leg kicks. Pinedo keeps Powell at a distance while swinging away at him, Pinedo trips up a kicking Powell to send him to the ground. The referee eventually allows Powell to stand back up, Pinedo keeps Powell at a distance while kicking away at him. Pinedo nails a swinging Powell with a counter strike combination, Powell hunts for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pinedo (Final Score: 30-27 for Pinedo)

Official Result: Jesus Pinedo def. Devin Powell by unanimous decision (No Scores Announced)

Laureano Staropoli vs. Hector Aldana

Round One: The round begins with Aldana attacking Staropoli with some leg kicks, the fighters quickly engage in a wild striking exchange. Aldana pops a swinging Staropoli with a short counter right, Staropoli then hits Aldana with a short left hook. The fighters just continue have a series of wild striking exchanges, Aldana then hits Staropoli with a left hook. The referee halts the fight so the doctor can check a cut on Aldana, the action resumes with Aldana attacking Staropoli with leg kicks. Staropoli then attacks Aldana with a leaping knee strike to the midsection, the fighters have another wild striking exchange near the cage wall. Staropoli looks for another flying knee strike and Aldana trips him up, Staropoli charges at Aldana as they swing away at each other. The fighters exchange kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Staropoli

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with leg kicks, Staropoli accidentally kicks Aldana low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Staropoli attacking Aldana with kicks to the midsection, Aldana also attacks Staropoli with a few high kick attempts. Staropoli cracks a kicking Aldana with a counter left, Aldana recovers and nails an incoming Staropoli with a straight left. Staropoli backs Aldana into the cage wall while throwing a combination, Staropoli also hits Aldana with a few rights. Aldana grabs a spinning Staropoli and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and have another wild striking exchange. Staropoli cracks a backing Aldana with a left hook to the midsection, Staropoli backs Aldana up while landing a few combinations. Staropoli lands a body shot as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Staropoli (Overall Score: 20-18 for Staropoli)

Round Three: The round begins with Staropoli attacking Aldana with some leg kicks, Staropoli charges at Aldana while attacking him with a combination. Aldana starts attacking Staropoli with some leg kicks of his own, Staropoli then hits Aldana with a straight left to the face. Staropoli continues coming forward and swinging away at Aldana, Aldana puts together a few combinations of his own against Staropoli. Staropoli then pops Aldana with a left hook preceded by an uppercut, Staropoli backs up Aldana after landing a three punch combination. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Staropoli (Final Score: 30-27 for Staropoli)

Official Result: Laureano Staropoli def. Hector Aldana by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Humberto Bandenay vs. Austin Arnett

Round One: The round begins with Bandenay attacking Arnett with some leg kicks, Arnett looks for a high kick against Bandenay. Bandenay looks for a high kick of his own against Arnett, Bandenay also cracks Arnett with a short left hook. Arnett gets a kicking Bandenay up against the cage wall, the fighters separate after Bandenay lands a knee strike. Bandenay continues attacking Arnett with lefts and high kicks, Arnett gets Bandenay against the cage wall after landing a knee strike. Bandenay trips up Arnett and he lands a knee strike as he gets back up, Arnett again gets Bandenay up against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Bandenay stunning Arnett with a kick to the midsection. Arnett gets Bandenay against the cage wall again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bandenay

Round Two: The round begins with Arnett going for a high kick against Bandenay, Bandenay starts attacking Arnett with leg kicks. Arnett comes forward and he attacks Bandenay with a combination, Arnett then hits Bandenay with a front kick to the midsection. Arnett hits Bandenay with a three punch combo before getting him against the cage wall, Arnett hits Bandenay with some knee strikes to the midsection while in the clinch. Arnett accidentally nails Bandenay low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Bandenay attacking a stumbling Arnett with a kick. Arnett then nails Bandenay with a kick to the midsection, Bandenay briefly drops Arnett with a kick and Arnett gets back up to get Bandenay against the cage wall. The fighters separate and attack each other with lefts, Arnett gets Bandenay against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Bandenay scores a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Arnett (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Arnett nails Bandenay with a kick to the midsection. Bandenay responds by attacking Arnett with a three strike combination, Bandenay and Arnett take turns attacking each other with lefts. Arnett cracks Bandenay with another kick to the midsection, Arnett scores a takedown on Bandenay and he gets side control. Bandenay eats strikes while getting Arnett in his open guard, Arnett attacks Bandenay with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Arnett (Final Score: 29-28 for Arnett)

Official Result: Austin Arnett def. Humberto Bandenay by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)

#9 Alexandre Pantoja vs. #15 Ulka Sasaki

Round One: The round begins with the fighters having a striking exchange, Sasaki scores a takedown on Pantoja and he nearly gets caught in an arm bar. Sasaki postures up and he attacks Pantoja with a few strikes, Pantoja causes a scramble before getting back control on Sasaki. Pantoja locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #9 Alexandre Pantoja def. #15 Ulka Sasaki by submission via rear naked choke (2:18, R1)

Michel Prazeres vs. Bartosz Fabinski

Round One: The round begins with Fabinski charging at Prazeres while swinging away at him, Prazeres drops fabinski with a right and he pounces on him with a plethora of strikes Fabinski gets up as Prazeres attacks him with more strikes, Prazeres scores a takedown on Fabinski and he gets full mount. Fabinski scrambles and Prazeres catches him in a guillotine choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Michel Prazeres def. Bartosz Fabinski by submission via guillotine choke (1:02, R1)

Cynthia Calvillo vs. Poliana Botelho

Round One: The round begins with Calvillo attacking Botelho with some leg kicks, Botelho responds by landing leg kicks of her own. Calvillo scores a takedown on Botelho and Botelho gets right back up, Botelho goes for a high kick against Calvillo. Calvillo comes forward and she pops Botelho with a left, Calvillo and Botelho exchange blows until Calvillo lands a left. Calvillo scores another takedown on Botelho and she gets side control, Botelho gets Calvillo in her half guard while eating a ton of strikes. Calvillo gains back control on Botelho and she locks in a rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Cynthia Calvillo def. Poliana Botelho by submission via rear naked choke (4:48, R1)

Guido Cannetti vs. Marlon Vera

Round One: The round begins with Cannetti attacking Vera with some leg kicks, Vera nails Cannetti with a kick to the midsection. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Vera scores a takedown on Cannetti and he gets the open guard. Cannetti rolls for an arm bar before getting back to his feet, Cannetti scores a takedown on Vera after landing a punching combination. Vera scrambles to his feet while eating a few strikes, Cannetti charges at Vera while attacking him with combinations. Cannetti grabs Vera and attacks him with a few knee strikes, Vera grabs Cannetti and gets him against the cage wall. Cannetti scores another takedown on Vera and he gets the full guard, Cannetti attacks Vera with ground and pound before posturing up. Cannetti kicks away at Vera as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cannetti

Round Two: The round begins with Cannetti attacking Vera with some leg kicks, Vera goes for a flying knee strike against Cannetti. Vera drops Cannetti with a follow up knee strike and he immediately applies a guillotine choke, Cannetti escape sthe choke to get the fight standing again. Vera backs Cannetti into the cage wall while assaulting him with a plethora of strikes, Vera drags Cannetti back to the ground and he gets back control. Vera locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Marlon Vera def. Guido Cannetti by submission via rear naked choke (1:31, R2)

Cezar Ferreira vs. Ian Heinisch

Round One: The round begins with Heinisch attempting a head kick against Ferreira, Ferreira nails Heinisch with a kick to the midsection. Ferreira scores a takedown on Heinisch and he gets the full guard, Heinisch scrambles to his feet and he nails Ferreira with a few strikes. Ferreira hits a swinging Heinisch with a counter strike combination, Ferreira starts hitting Heinisch with some leg kicks. Heinisch responds by kicking Ferreira in the midsection, Ferreira cracks a kicking Heinisch with a counter left. Ferreira gets a swinging Heinisch against the cage wall, Heinisch goes for a guillotine choke on Ferreira and Ferreira escapes to get top position on the ground. Heinisch rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Heinisch

Round Two: The round begins with Ferreira attempting a head kick against Heinisch, Ferreira scores a takedown and Heinisch gets right back up. Ferreira scores another takedown on Heinisch and he gets the half guard, Heinisch scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Heinisch starts attacking Ferreira with some leg kicks, Ferreira comes forward while kicking away against Heinisch. Ferreira scores another takedown on Heinisch and he gets the full guard, Heinisch scrambles and Ferreira gets head control on the ground. Heinisch scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Heinisch looks for a high kick against a moving Ferreira. Heinisch drops Ferreira with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Heinisch (Overall Score: 20-18 for Heinisch)

Round Three: The round begins with Heinisch coming forward as the fighters swing away at each other, Ferreira grabs Heinisch and he scores a takedown a few moments later. Heinisch gets right back up and Ferreira gets him against the cage wall, Heinisch spins Ferreira into the cage wall while landing a knee strike. The fighters separate and Ferreira lands a straight left against Heinisch, Ferreira grabs Heinisch and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate as Heinisch rocks Ferreira with a multiple strike combination, Heinisch scores a takedown on Ferreira after landing a head kick. Ferreira gets back up as Heinisch attacks him with strikes, Ferreira grabs a swinging Heinisch and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Heinisch nails Ferreira with a right, Heinisch nails a swinging Ferreira with a striking combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Heinisch (Final Score: 30-27 for Heinisch)

Official Result: Ian Heinisch def. Cezar Ferreira by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Khalil Rountree vs. Johnny Walker

Round One: The round begins with Walker nailing Rountree with a side kick to the knee, Rountree starts attacking Walker with some leg kicks. Walker attacks Rountree with a head kick followed by a two punch combination, Walker destroys Rountree with a standing ebow strike before landing a few more elbow strikes on the ground as Rountree goes out cold.

Official Result: Johnny Walker def. Khalil Rountree by KO via elbow strikes (1:57, R1)

#12 Ricardo Lamas vs. #13 Darren Elkins

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Lamas connects with a high kick against Elkins. Lamas scores a takedown and Elkins gets up to get Lamas against the cage wall, Elkins lands a few lefts as the fighters separate. Lamas starts attacking Elkins with some leg kicks, Elkins eats a left as he kicks Lamas in the midsection. Elkins grabs Lamas and he gets him against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, the fighters separate and Lamas kicks away at Elkins. Elkins nails a backing Lamas with a kick to the midsection, Lamas hits Elkins with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Elkins scores a takedown on Lamas and he gets back control, Lamas gets up and Elkins drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Elkins

Round Two: The round begins with Lamas attacking Elkins with some leg kicks, Elkins attempts to attack Lamas with combinations. Lamas scores a takedown on Elkins and he gets the open guard, Elkins scrambels to his feet to get the fight standing again. Lamas nails Elkins with a front kick to the midsection, Elkins scores a takedown on a kicking Lamas and he gets swept immediately. Lamas attacks Elkins with ground and pound, Elkins scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Elkins and Lamas take a few swings at each other, Lamas rocks Elkins with leg kicks while also landing combinations. Lamas barely connects with a spinning back kick to the midsection of Elkins, Elkins grabs Lamas and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lamas swings away at Elkins until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lamas (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Elkins coming forward and swinging away at Lamas, Lamas attacks Elkins with some leg kicks. Elkins pops a swinging Lamas with a counter left hook, Elkins grabs Lamas and he gets him against the cage wall while exchanging strikes with him. The fighters separate and Elkins swings away at Lamas, Lamas again stuns Elkins badly by landing leg kicks. Elkins continues coming forward and swinging away at Lamas, Lamas scores a takedown on Elkins and he gets side control. Lamas attacks Elkins with some ground and pound, Lamas turns up the heat with the strikes after posturing up and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #12 Ricardo Lamas def. #13 Darren Elkins by TKO via strikes (4:09, R3)

#8 Neil Magny vs. #10 Santiago Ponzinibbio

Round One: The round begins with Magny attacking Ponzinibbio with a few jabs, Ponzinibbio charges at Magny while swinging away at him. Ponzinibbio briefly stuns Magny with a left hook to the head, Ponzinibbio also starts attacking Magny with some leg kicks. Ponzinibbio then hits a swinging Magny with a counter right, Ponzinibbio then hits Magny with a right to the midsection. Magny starts firing back against a swinging Ponzinibbio, Ponzinibbio then hits Magny with a multiple punch combination. Ponzinibbio rocks Magny with a multiple punch combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ponzinibbio

Round Two: The round begins with Magny taking a few swings at Ponzinibbio, Ponzinibbio goes back to hitting Magny with leg kicks. Ponzinibbio drops Magny with a leg kick and Ponzinibbio allows him to get back up, Ponzinibbio backs Magny into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Ponzinibbio drops Magny again after landing a low leg kick and he allows him to get back up, Magny tries using the jab to keep Ponzinibbio at bay. The referee halts the fight to have the doctor check on a cut on Ponzinibbio, the action resumes with Ponzinibbio rocking Magny with a jab to the eye. Ponzinibbio drops Magny again by landing a leg kick and Magny gets up a short time later, Magny tries creating space by swinging away at Ponzinibbio. Magny starts hunting for takedowns against Ponzinibbio, Ponzinibbio keeps Magny against the cage wall while swinging away at him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ponzinibbio (Overall Score: 20-18 for Ponzinibbio)

Round Three: The round begins with Ponzinibbio attacking a jabbing Magny with a right, Magny comes forward and he swings away at Ponzinibbio. Ponzinibbio goes back to attacking Magny with some leg kicks, Magny tries using jabs to keep Ponzinibbio at bay. Ponzinibbio keeps Magny against the cage wall while attacking him with combinations, Magny does his best to create space by kicking away at Ponzinibbio. Ponzinibbio hurts Magny badly by continuing the leg kick attack against him, Ponzinibbio backs up Magny while eating a plethora of jabs as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ponzinibbio (Overall Score: 30-27 for Ponzinibbio)

Round Four: The round begins with Magny swinging away against Ponzinibbio, Ponzinibbio quickly drops Magny by landing a leg kick and he allows him to get back up. Magny starts hunting for takedowns against Ponzinibbio, Ponzinibbio again drops a swinging Magny with another leg kick. Ponzinibbio drops Magny again before letting him get up, Magny continues to swing away at an incoming Ponzinibbio. Ponzinibbio destroys Magny with a right and Magny goes out cold.

Official Result: #10 Santiago Ponzinibbio def. #8 Neil Magny by KO via punch (2:36, R4)

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