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Carlos Ulberg vs Nick Negumereanu report
Who won Ulberg vs Negumereanu?
Carlos Ulberg beat Nick Negumereanu by during the prelims of UFC 281, on Saturday 12th November 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carlos Ulberg.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Ulberg vs Negumereanu stats
Carlos Ulberg stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nick Negumereanu made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Negumereanu had a slight advantage in power over Ulberg, with a 62% knock out percentage over Ulberg's 60%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Negumereanu had a large advantage over Ulberg, boosting at 23% submission rate over Ulberg's 0%.
Carlos Ulberg was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Ulberg had a height advantage of 4 inches over Negumereanu. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Ulberg was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 1 month earlier than Negumereanu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 14 to Negumereanu's 26.
Ulberg's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Negumereanu's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ulberg vs Negumereanu?
Carlos Ulberg was a 19/25 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Nick Negumereanu made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.
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