A native of La Plata, Argentina, Ponzinibbio will carry a six-fight
winning streak into the matchup with Usman. The 31-year-old
American Top Team representative last appeared at UFC on Fox 26,
where he earned a unanimous decision over Mike Perry.
“Gente Boa” owns KO/TKO wins over Gunnar
Nelson, Court McGee
Stahl during his current streak.
Usman, meanwhile, has won seven straight Octagon appearances and 11
fights in a row overall. “The Nigerian Nightmare” made his first
appearance of 2018 at UFC Fight Night 124, where he outpointed
Meek on Jan. 14.