Argentinian welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio shocked the SSE Hydro arena with a devastating first-round knockout of Icelandic fan favorite, Gunnar Nelson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow on Sunday night.
Ponzinibbio pushed the pace from the very start of the fight, connecting early with the renowned grappler before sending him crashing to the mat with a huge straight left, to score the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career and announce his arrival as a legitimate contender in the UFC’s 170-pound welterweight division.
“I am the best striker in this division, I am the next champion in this division,” he boldly declared after the fight.
“I am ready for everything and anyone in the world at 170lbs.”
Watch the highlights of Ponzinibbio’s win over Nelson below: