Argentina– UFC Fight Night 140 takes place on Saturday November 17, 2018 at Parque Roca Arena in Buenos Aires. The main card and prelims will air on FS1 while the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
The event drew an announced attendance of 10,245 UFC officials announced the numbers after the event. Below you will find the complete and official results, bonuses, Reebok Sponsorship Payout and video highlights.
In the main event, Santiago Ponzinibbio was dominant in his fight against Neil Magny. With his powerful leg kicks he was able to hurt Magny. During the fourth round a right hand sent Magny to the floor. Santiago defeats Magny via knockout (punch) in Round 4 at the 2:36 mark.
In the co-main event, Ricardo Lamas bloodied Darren Elkins early in the fight. Through out the entire 3 rounds, Ricardo was relentless and wanted that finish. He finally earned that TKO defeating Darren Elkins via TKO (punches) in Round 3 at the 4:09 mark.
Argentina’s Laureano Staropoli and Mexico’s Hector Aldana both earned “Fight of the Night” while Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio and Brazil’s Johnny Walker each earned “Performance of the Night.” UFC officials announced the winners after the event.
Fighters took Reebok Sponsorship pay totaling $150,000. Coming in first place was Ricardo Lamas taking home $20,000. In second place was Neil Magny and Darren Elkins taking home $15,000. The program tier are as follows: Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $3,500 per appearance; 4-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000. Also, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.
UFC Reebok Sponsorship Payout:
Santiago Ponzinibbio: $10,000
Neil Magny: $15,000
Ricardo Lamas: $20,000
Darren Elkins: $15,000
Johnny Walker: $3,500
Khalil Rountree: $5,000
Ian Heinisch: $3,500
Cezar Ferreira: $10,000
Marlon Vera: $5,000
Guido Cannetti: $4,000
Cynthia Calvillo: $4,000
Poliana Botelho: $3,500
Michel Prazeres: $10,000
Bartosz Fabinski: $4,000
Alexandre Pantoja: $4,000
Ulka Sasaki: $5,000
Austin Arnett: $3,500
Humberto Bandenay: $3,500
Laureano Staropoli: $3,500
Hector Aldana: $3,500
Jesus Pinedo: $3,500
Devin Powell: $4,000
Nad Narimani: $3,500
Anderson dos Santos: $3,500
UFC Fight Night 140 official results:
Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Neil Magny via knockout (punch) in Round 4, 2:36
Ricardo Lamas def. Darren Elkins via TKO (punches) in Round 3, 4:09
Johnny Walker def. Khalil Rountree via knockout (strikes) in Round 1, 1:57
Ian Heinisch def. Cezar Ferreira via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Marlon Vera def. Guido Cannetti via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 2, 1:31
Cynthia Calvillo def. Poliana Botelho via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1, 4:48
Michel Prazeres def. Bartosz Fabinski via submission (guillotine choke) in Round 1, 1:02
Alexandre Pantoja def. Ulka Sasaki via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1, 2:18
Austin Arnett def. Humberto Bandenay via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Laureano Staropoli def. Hector Aldana via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jesus Pinedo def. Devin Powell via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Nad Narimani def. Anderson dos Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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