UFC Argentina marks a debut of Ultimate Fighting Championship in the country which is widely considered as “South American capital of kickboxing”. Fight Night 140: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio takes place at Estadio Mary Teran de Weiss in Buenos Aires on November 18 (AEDT) featuring a twelve-fight MMA bill.
A welterweight bout between Neil Magny and Santiago Ponzinibbio headlines the event. At the weigh-in ceremony conducted a day before the fight show both fighters declared 171.
The co-main event is featherweight battle between Ricardo Lamas and Darren Elkins. Lamas tipped the scales at 145.5. Elkins was 145.
Cynthia Calvillo missed strawweight limit showing 118 for her bout against Poliana Botelho. The latter weighed-in at 115.5.
“Calvillo missed weight and will be fined 20% of her purse. The fight will proceed as scheduled,” UFC stated. A complete lineup and weigh-in results can be found below.
YOUR MAIN EVENT!
— UFC (@ufc) November 16, 2018
UFC Argentina weigh-in results
Neil Magny (171) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (171)
Ricardo Lamas (145.5) vs. Darren Elkins (145)
Khalil Rountree (204.5) vs. Johnny Walker (205.5)
Cezar Ferreira (185.5) vs. Ian Heinisch (185)
Guido Cannetti (135.5) vs. Marlon Vera (135.5)
Cynthia Calvillo (118) vs. Poliana Botelho (115.5)
Michel Prazeres (170.5) vs. Bartosz Fabinski (170)
Alexandre Pantoja (125.5) vs. Ulka Sasaki (125.5)
Humberto Bandenay (145.5) vs. Austin Arnett (145.5)
Laureano Staropoli (169) vs. Hector Aldana (169.5)
Devin Powell (155) vs. Jesus Pinedo (156)
Nad Narimani (145.5) vs. Anderson dos Santos (144.5)