Tributes to Diego Maradona They don’t cease just a few days after two months of his demise. This Friday, the Argentinian Santiago ponzinibbio He had a devoted gesture to “Pelusa” in the preview for UFC Fight Island 7, an occasion that may mark the fighter’s return after an extended absence from the Octagon.
The 34-year-old fighter, who will face China’s Li Jingliang on Saturday, attended the weigh-in ceremony with a poster in hand. While everybody current awaited a second of stress, as is usually the case in such a exercise, the South American paid a particular tribute to his compatriot and idol.
Ponzinibbio has unfold an enormous picture of Diego Maradona lifting the 1986 Mexico World Cup trophy on the Azteca Stadium. The portrait had the caption “Forever” printed on it. The platform opponent additionally joined in the tribute to the “Pelusa” and helped unfold the banner.
Ponzinibbio in the arms of Maradona
An an infection in the blood stored Santiago Ponzinibbio from working on the UFC. “At the end of 2018, I thought I was fighting for a world title, at the beginning of 2019 I was fighting for my life. I went through many medical complications, I started in May with an operation and a blood infection, ”he mentioned on the time.
Fully recovered, the Argentine shall be wanting to resurface and has an amazing alternative on matchday of UFC Fight Island 7, which takes place in Abu Dhabi, towards Li Jingliang. Before the well being issues, the “Rastas”, as they understand it, racked up 27 fights received and solely three losses. 26 months later, Ponzinibbio is entrusted to “D10S”.
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