Santiago Ponzinibbio upset the higher ranked Gunnar Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Glasgow.
For his next appearance in the Octagon, the Brazilian has a few opponents he wouldn’t mind battling.
“I’d like to fight the best strikers in the world, so people can understand I’m the best striker in the division,” he said after the event. “OK, (Condit) hasn’t fought for a long time, but he is not a new guy. It’s a good match for people to see high-level striker. Maybe Neil Magny too. He’s a good striker and good on the floor. But I’m ready for everything in this division.”
Magny hasn’t competed since a decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 207, while Condit hasn’t fought since a loss to Damien Maia at UFC On Fox 21.
The reason behind challenging two high quality opponents like Magny and Condit is that the Brazilian simply likes the welterweight division.
“I like this division,” Ponzinibbio said. “It’s got huge talent. I’d like to fight those guys, or anyone. I’ve been training very hard. It’s my fifth victory in the road. Neil Magny is a good match.”
Whomever Ponzinibbio’s next opponent turns out to be, they are going to be battling a Brazilian that has won seven of nine in the UFC.
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