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Carlos Ulberg stops Ihor Potieria, picks up third-straight first round knockout at UFC on ABC 4

Carlos Ulberg extends win streak to four-straight at UFC on ABC 4

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to us today, May 13, 2023, for UFC on ABC 4, going down live from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Headlining the event is a clash of heavyweight contenders as no. 9 ranked kickboxing champion Jairzinho Rozenstruik (13-4) faces off with no. 12 ranked BJJ phenom Jailton Almeida (18-2) in the main event of the evening.

Co-headlining the event is a light-heavyweight affair between no. 5 ranked former title challenger Anthony Smith (36-17) and no. 7 ranked fellow finisher Johnny Walker (20-7).

Our second bout on the main card today came in the light-heavyweight division showcasing another kickboxing champion in Carlos Ulberg (8-1), who faced off with Ihor Potieria (19-4).

Ulberg came into the bout on a three-fight win streak, while Potieria came in off a win over former PRIDE & UFC champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in his latest appearance following defeat in his promotional debut.

Continue reading to see how this light-heavyweight bout went down:

Official Result: Carlos Ulberg def. Ihor Potieria via TKO (punches) at 2:09 of round one

It’s obvious where Potieria wants this fight, as he shoots on his first takedown attempt just eight seconds in.

Ulberg easily stuffs it and gets to work on the feet.

Potieria comes in to throw a combination, where Ulberg counters with a nasty check left hook that immediately floors the Ukrainian. Some follow up punches later and the fight was stopped, with Ulberg picking up his fourth-straight victory, and his third-straight first round knockout today at UFC on ABC 4.

1-0 as a professional boxer, 19-2 as a professional kickboxer with 12 knockouts, and now 8-1 as a mixed martial artist with six knockouts. Carlos Ulberg is really coming into his own as of late.

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