Twitter Goes Crazy as Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Miguel Baeza Turns Into a War at UFC Vegas 28

Published 06/05/2021, 8:52 PM EDT

Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Miguel Baeza was touted to be an extremely interesting fight to watch out for at UFC Vegas 28. The fight between the two welterweights lived up to all the hype it had garnered and more. The 170 pounders went to war and put on a Fight of the Night candidate. 


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Ponzinibbio, who took on an up-and-coming Baeza, arguably lost round one and found himself in trouble early on. However, the Argentinian bounced back impressively to win rounds two and three, securing a unanimous decision win at UFC Vegas 28. Fans and fighters on Twitter showered both men with praise for the valiant effort they put on tonight. Here are some of the best Twitter reactions to the fight. 


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Twitter reacts as Santiago Ponzinibbio and Miguel Baeza put on an epic fight 

‘Hurricane’ Shane Burgos lauded both men for their no-quit attitude.

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Bantamweight Cody Stamann made his thoughts on the fight very clear.

Welterweight Belal Muhammad lauded Ponzinibbio for putting on a valiant display after a long time away from the sport.

Maverick‘ made a rather bold statement regarding the final round between Ponzinibbio and Baeza.

The fight entertained Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports.

Wonderboy‘ commented on the heart displayed by his fellow 170-pound fighters.

Ponzinibbio vs Baeza is surely the strongest fight of the night contender so far.

Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski was all praise for the fight at UFC Vegas 28.

Aaron Bronsteter pointed out an interesting stat from the fight in favor of Ponzinibbio.

Marc Raimondi was extremely impressed by round three between Baeza and Ponzinibbio.

Ring rust? That is not a thing when it comes to the Argentinian Ponzinibbio.

Light heavyweight Anthony Smith had one word for the fight.


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A clip of the last few minutes of round three shows exactly why everyone was all praise for both men.


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What did you make of the fight between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Miguel Baeza? Let us know in the comments below!



Kevin Binoy

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.