Watch the interview with Santiago Ponzinibbio above
Santiago Ponzinibbio is a name that has been missing from the fight world for about 18 months now. The Argentine welterweight has been in tough health situations since his win over Neil Magny back in 2018.
Ponzinibbio has only recently been cleared to compete again after numerous battles with different health conditions. He wasn’t able to train and at one point ended up losing 30 pounds from how bad things got.
During the time off a fight with Robbie Lawler was announced. This surprised Ponzinibbio considering he was undergoing rehab at the UFC’s Performance Institute when it was announced.
Now that Ponzinibbio is back and ready to compete he has numerous contenders he’d like to fight he returns. Names include easy ones like Robbie Lawler and especially Tyron Woodley.
In the full interview you can find the details to all of Ponzinibbio’s health problems, what happened with Lawler, who’s next, and more.