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Neil Magny vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio headlines UFC Buenos Aires in November

Santiago Ponzinibbio gets the home turf advantage as he headlines UFC Buenos Aires.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has a main event set for its first trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Neil Magny was pulled from a UFC Sao Paulo welterweight clash with Alex Oliveira to headline UFC Buenos Aires opposite Ponzinibbio on Nov. 17, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.

The UFC is actively looking for a replacement to face Oliveira in Sao Paulo, sources said.

Ponzinibbio (26-3) is a Buenos Aires-native welterweight who won six in a row in the Octagon, including victories over Mike Perry, Gunnar Nelson and Nordine Taleb. The event will mark his first time competing in Argentina in almost a decade.

Magny (21-6) enters the five-round fight coming off back-to-back wins over Craig White and Carlos Condit. The 31-year-old fighter has also beaten the likes of Kelvin Gastelum, Hector Lombard and Johny Hendricks in the UFC.

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