Lorenz Larkin vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio targeted for UFC Fight Night 70

A welterweight bout is slated to take place at UFC Fight Night 70 in Brazil as Lorenz Larkin will meet Santiago Ponzinibbio and this fight may be on the main card. UFC-Fight-Night-Logo

UFC officials announced the fight on Friday.

UFC Fight Night 70 will come from Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 27 and will be headlined by a welterweight bout as Erick Silva meets Rick Story.

Larkin (15-4, 1NC) dropped down to the welterweight division in his last fight and defeated John Howard by TKO at UFC Fight Night 59. The victory snapped a three fight losing streak and it was his first win since late 2013. Ponzinibbio (20-2) has won back to back fights since dropping his UFC debut. His most recent win came in February as he defeated Sean Strickland by decision.

The UFC Fight Night 70: Silva vs. Story fight card is below.

Erick Silva (18-5, 1NC) vs. Rick Story (18-8)
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Brazil 4 lightweight final
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Brazil 4 bantamweight final
Lorenz Larkin (15-4, 1NC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (20-2)