Get ready for #8 Welterweight Nelson vs. #14 Ponzinibbio.

The defender Gunnar Nelson fights out of Reykjavik, Iceland at a height of 5’11” and 170lbs.  He has been fighting pro since 2007 and his record of 16-2-1 includes 11 first round finishes. When he first hit the MMA he had a draw in his first 2 fights and has gone on to win 14 of 16 fights since then.  His fighting style consists of mainly submissions when he’s in the octagon. The last loss on Nelsons record was on December 12th 2015 when he faced Damian Maia and lost by Unanimous Decision.

The challenger Santiago Ponzinibbio fights out of Coconut Creek, Florida via La Plata, Argentina. He stands 6’0” with a weight of 170lbs. Ponzinibbio has been fighting pro since 2008 and his current record of 24-3-0 consists of 13 first round finishes. He has won 6 of his last 7 fights utilizing Agressivness, movement and strength as his key attributes.  He has not seen a loss in the octagon since June of 2015 when he faced Lorenz Larkin and lost by a 2nd round knockout.

What are the odds on the bout?

The current odds on the bout have Gunnar Nelson (-215) as the favorite to win. As the night of the fight approaches look for the total rounds and proposition lines to be posted.

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