UFC Fight Night 206: Ponzinibbio vs Pereira 05/21/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has its third fight card set for this month with UFC Fight Night 206 taking place this Saturday, May 21. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will serve as the battleground for the fighters. MMA fans can subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to experience the matches. The main event will feature former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm going up against Ketlen Vieira. Also competing on the main card is Santiago Ponzinibbio taking on Michel Pereira in a welterweight match. It is forecasted in UFC fight odds that Michel Pereira is carrying the slight edge over Santiago Ponzinibbio.
UFC Fight Night 206: Ponzinibbio vs Pereira 05/21/2022
|When:||Saturday, May 21, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC Fight Night 206: Ponzinibbio vs Pereira 05/21/2022 Odds
Santiago Ponzinibbio is a 35-year-old fighter and his hometown is located all the way in La Plata, Argentina. He gets to train at the world-renowned American Top Team and will represent them in this match. Ponzinibbio has an interesting ring name the “Argentine Dagger” and he holds a 28-5 professional MMA record. 15 of his victories came from knockouts and he also owns six submission wins. It has been a tough stretch for Ponzinibbio as he only won once in his last three matches. His last win was through the judges’ scorecards against Miguel Baeza and his most recent fight with Geoff Neal in UFC 269 was a tough split decision loss after five rounds.
Michel Pereira has a creative ring name as the “Demolidor” and this fighter hails from Tucuma, Para in Brazil. He has been representing the Overcome Academy in his professional MMA matches. Pereira is just at his prime age of 28 years old and he has been competing in the welterweight division. His professional MMA record is a vast 27-11 and 10 of his wins came from knockouts while eight of his losses came from decisions. This fighter has been on a four-fight winning streak entering this matchup. Among the opponents that he defeated in that stretch were Zelim Imadaev, Kalinn Williams, Niko Price and the most recent victory was against Andre Fialho.
Ponzinibbio vs Pereira Betting Numbers
|Record||29-5-0||27-11-0 (2 NC)|
|Win by KO/TKO||54%||37%|
|Win by Submission||21%||26%|
|Strikes landed per minute||4.79||4.71|
|Striking absorbed per minute||4.51||3.24|
Ponzinibbio vs Pereira Betting Picks
With the way that Michel Pereira has been performing, his resilience is seen in the top online sportsbook as his cutting edge over Santiago Ponzinibbio. This match should go to the judges’ scorecards.