UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio

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UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
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The poster for UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
Date16 July 2017 (2017-07-16)
VenueThe SSE Hydro
CityGlasgow, Scotland
Total gate$1,200,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum

UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio (also known as UFC Fight Night 113) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship held on 16 July 2017 at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.[2]


The event was the second that the promotion has hosted in Glasgow, following UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites in July 2015.[2]

A welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio headlined the event.[3][4]

Mark Godbeer was expected to face promotional newcomer Justin Willis at the event. However, Godbeer pulled out of the fight on May 21 citing injury and was replaced by fellow newcomer James Mulheron.[5]

Lina Länsberg was expected to face Leslie Smith at the event, but she pulled out on June 21 due to undisclosed reasons and was replaced by promotional newcomer Amanda Lemos.[6]

Mitch Gagnon was expected to face Brett Johns at the event. However, Gagnon was removed from the card on June 27 and replaced by Albert Morales.[7]

At the weigh-ins, Joanne Calderwood came in at 118 lb, two pounds over the strawweight limit of 116 lb. As a result, she was fined 20% of her purse, which went to Cynthia Calvillo and their bout proceeded as scheduled at a catchweight.[8]


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Gunnar Nelson KO (punches) 1 1:22
Catchweight (118 lb) Cynthia Calvillo def. Joanne Calderwood Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Paul Felder def. Stevie Ray KO (elbows) 1 3:57
Middleweight Jack Marshman def. Ryan Janes Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Khalil Rountree Jr. def. Paul Craig KO (punches) 1 4:56
Heavyweight Justin Willis def. James Mulheron Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Welterweight Danny Roberts def. Bobby Nash KO (punches) 2 3:59
Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja def. Neil Seery Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:31
Welterweight Galore Bofando def. Charlie Ward KO (slam and punches) 1 2:10
Lightweight Danny Henry def. Daniel Teymur Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–26) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Bantamweight Brett Johns def. Albert Morales Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–25) 3 5:00
Women's Bantamweight Leslie Smith def. Amanda Lemos TKO (punches and elbows) 2 2:53


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[10]

  • Fight of the Night: Danny Henry vs. Daniel Teymur
  • Performance of the Night: Santiago Ponzinibbio and Paul Felder

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2017-07-16). "UFC Fight Night 113 attendance: Return to Glasgow draws bigger crowd than debut". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  2. ^ a b Tom Heffernan (2017-03-16). "UFC announce Glasgow show as they return to Scotland for the second time". dailyrecord.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  3. ^ Marc Raimondi (2017-05-12). "Gunnar Nelson vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio to headline UFC Fight Night 113". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  4. ^ Staff (2017-07-06). "UFC Fight Night 113 lineup set in Scotland, including new Danny Henry vs. Daniel Teymur booking". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  5. ^ Dale Jordan (2017-05-24). "James Mulheron signed to the UFC, meets Justin Willis at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow following Mark Godbeer injury". mmamad.com. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
  6. ^ Staff (2017-06-21). "Report: Newcomer Amanda Lemos in for Lina Lansberg vs. Leslie Smith at UFC-Scotland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
  7. ^ Jim Edwards (2017-06-27). "Brett Johns gets new opponent for UFC Glasgow". champions.co. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  8. ^ Mike Sloan (2017-07-15). "UFC Fight Night 113 weigh-in video & results: Joanne Calderwood misses mark". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  9. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  10. ^ Staff (2017-07-16). "UFC Fight Night 113 bonuses: Santiago Ponzinibbio leads $50,000 winners with upset KO". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-07-16.