Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Carlos “Black Jag” Ulberg will take on Nicolae Negumereanu in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 281 card.

In this post, we will break down Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Carlos Ulberg is coming in with a 7-1-2000 record. Ulberg will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Tafon Nchukwi at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot in June.

Negumereanu, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Ihor Potieria on June 25, 2022 at UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2 and holds a 13-1-0 record.

Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu
6′ 4″
6′ 0″
205 lbs.
205 lbs.

Carlos Ulberg has an orthodox fighting stance with a 77″ reach. The 28-year-old, Nicolae Negumereanu is an orthodox fighter with a 78″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Carlos Ulberg:
→ Ulberg’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Ulberg lands 8.91 significant strikes per minute.
→ Ulberg’s takedown accuracy is 100%.
→ Ulberg’s takedown average is 1.13 per 15 minutes.
→ Ulberg’s takedown defense is 100%.

Ulberg comes in with 62% striking accuracy, typically landing about 8.91 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Negumereanu fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 3.79 significant strikes per minute. Carlos Ulberg also has a 100% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.13 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Negumereanu’s 1.09 takedowns and 62% takedown accuracy.

Nicolae Negumereanu:
→ Negumereanu’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Negumereanu lands 3.79 significant strikes per minute.
→ Negumereanu’s takedown accuracy is 28%.
→ Negumereanu’s takedown average is 1.09 per 15 minutes.
→ Negumereanu’s takedown defense is 62%.

Nicolae spent on average 10:58 minutes in the Octagon and Carlos has an average fight time of 6:39 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 281 is live in , who do you think will win, Carlos or Nicolae? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
November 12, 2022
New York City, New York, USA
Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu

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