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UFC Fight Night 189: Ponzinibbio vs Baeza 06/05/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 189 Ponzinibbio vs Baeza 06-05-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 189: Ponzinibbio vs Baeza 06/05/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has stacked up a very interesting and exciting fight card to kick off the month. UFC Fight Night 189 is set to happen this Saturday, June 5 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are going to be the best options to watch the matches. It is going to be an exciting main event as two hard-hitting heavyweights are set to step on foot in the same cage with Jairzihno Rozenstruik fighting Augusto Sakai. The main card also features Miguel Baeza going up against Santiago Ponzinibbio in a welterweight match. This is going to be a tight call but according to UFC online betting, Miguel Baeza holds an advantage over Santiago Ponzinibbio.

UFC Fight Night 189: Ponzinibbio vs Baeza 06/05/2021

When: Saturday, June 5, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 189: Ponzinibbio vs Baeza 06/05/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Santiago Ponzinibbio +105 Miguel Baeza -125

Main Card

Santiago Ponzinibbio

Santiago Ponzinibbio is a 34-year-old fight veteran who flew all the way from La Plata, Argentina. He is known as the “Gentle Boa” and his MMA training is being supplied by the American Top Team. Ponzinibbio stands at six feet and has been fighting at the welterweight division for most of his career. His professional fighting record is now at 27-4 and 15 of those wins are earned through knockouts. This fighter was on a seven-fight winning streak spanning from 2015 to 2018. He returned to the cage in January 2021 and lost to Jingliang Li in UFC on ABC 1. Pinzinibbio got knocked out in the first round with a devastating punch.

Miguel Baeza

Miguel Baeza is known as the “Caramel Thunder” inside the MMA cage and he hails from Davie, Florida in the United States. He gets to polish his MMA skills at the MMA Masters fight team. Baeza is at his prime age of 28 years old and has been natural at the welterweight division for the duration of his MMA career. He holds an undefeated record of 10-0 and 70% of his wins came from knockouts. This six-foot-two fighter had made a good impression in the UFC as he won all his three fights in the organization. Takashi Sato was his most recent opponent in UFC on ESPN 18 and won that fight via arm-triangle choke in the second round.

Ponzinibbio vs Baeza Betting Numbers

Record 27-4-0 10-0-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Argentina USA
Height 6’0″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 73 74
Win by KO/TKO 56% 70%
Win by Submission 22% 10%
Decisions 22% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 4.21 4.64
Striking accuracy 40% 55%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.05 3.89
Striking defense 64% 50%
Takedown average 0.52 0.80
Takedown accuracy 44% 40%
Takedown defense 60% 100%
Submission average 0.00 1.20

Ponzinibbio vs Baeza Betting Picks

Santiago Ponzinibbio looked very rusty in his return to the cage and he hopes to shake it off in this fight. The fast-rising Miguel Baeza should be the safer pick and the best sportsbook for UFC sees him winning this match with a knockout.