Carlos Ulberg stops Tafon Nchukwi early at UFC Vegas 57

Carlos Ulberg stops Tafon Nchukwi early at UFC Vegas 57

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to us tonight, June 25, 2022, for UFC Vegas 57, going down live from the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada.

The event is to be headlined by a pair of ranked lightweight killers in Arman Tsarukyan (no. 11) and Mateusz Gamrot (no. 12), and co-headlined by welterweight contenders Neil Magny (no. 10) and Shavkat Rakhmonov (no. 15).

Headlining the preliminary card was a light-heavyweight bout between kickboxing champions Carlos Ulberg (19-2 kickboxing, 4-1 MMA) and Tafon Nchukwi (13-1 kickboxing, 6-2 MMA).

Continue reading to see how this epic 205 lb clash went down:

Official Result: Carlos Ulberg def. Tafon Nchukwi via TKO (punches) at 1:15 of round one

Ulberg opens up the bout with a hard jab to the body, before Nchukwi attempts to counter, beginning to control the center of the octagon. Ulberg then catches Nchukwi with a nasty counter left hook and stuns him badly.

Ulberg follows up with some hard punches and that’s all she wrote.

Man, for two kickboxing champions to have a fight that lasts 75 seconds… What a performance by Carlos Ulberg! He’s now 5-1 as a professional.

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