Magny was originally scheduled to fight Alex
Oliveira at a UFC event in São Paulo, but now finds himself
preparing for a top-10 welterweight in Ponzinibbio.
Ponzinibbio (26-3) is coming off of a win over Mike Perry,
and before that a shocking first round knockout victory over
Nelson. Meanwhile, Magny (21-6) is riding a two-fight winning
streak punctuated by a career-highlight win over Carlos
Condit and a first round knockout of Craig
UFC Fight Night 140 - Buenos Aires takes place on Nov. 17.
As for the Brazilian “Cowboy,” the promotion is looking for a
replacement opponent for him on the São Paulo card.