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Santiago Ponzinibbio meets Ryan Laflare at UFC Fight Night 32

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Santiago Ponzinibbio will finally make his UFC debut.

The Argentina-native, who was forced to withdraw from TUF Brazil 2 final due to an arm injury, is set to battle undefeated Ryan Laflare at UFC Fight Night 32, on Nov. 9 in Goiania, Brazil.

Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to

A member of Team Nogueira at TUF Brasil 2, Ponzinibbio defeated Thiago Santos, Marcio Santos and Cleiton Duarte to advance to the finals, but broke his arm in his decision win over Leonardo Santos. He enters the Octagon with a 18-1 record, with 10 knockouts and 6 submissions.

Undefeated in MMA, Laflare made his successful UFC debut with a unanimous decision win over Ben Alloway last April, and has finished all his 7 previous opponents.

UFC Fight Night 32 will be headlined by a light-heavyweight contest between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort.