Neil Magny vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio headlines UFC Buenos Aires

Santiago Ponzinibbio gets the home turf advantage as he headlines UFC Buenos Aires.

The UFC has a main event set for its first trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Neil Magny was pulled from a UFC Sao Paulo welterweight clash with Alex Oliveira to headline UFC Buenos Aires opposite Ponzinibbio on Nov. 17, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.

The UFC is actively looking for a replacement to face Oliveira in Sao Paulo, sources said.

Ponzinibbio (26-3) is a Buenos Aires-native welterweight who won six in a row in the Octagon, including victories over Mike Perry, Gunnar Nelson and Nordine Taleb. The event will mark his first time competing in Argentina in almost a decade.

Magny (21-6) enters the five-round fight coming off back-to-back wins over Craig White and Carlos Condit. The 31-year-old fighter has also beaten the likes of Kelvin Gastelum, Hector Lombard and Johny Hendricks in the UFC.

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