LAS VEGAS – Improvements Carlos Ullberg keep showing every time.
Closing the provisional card UFC on ESPN 38 At the UFC Apex, Ullberg (5-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) spent some time looking for Tafon Nchukwi’s chin. However, Ulberg was in no hurry.
Finding a range with fast punches high and to the body, he saw the opening he needed and landed a sharp left hand to stun and stagger Nchukwi (6-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC). Ullberg landed a flurry of punches and referee Herb Dean was quick to stop the fight just 75 seconds into the fight.
Check out the finish line in the video below (via Twitter):
The victory was the second in a row for Ullberg, who entered the fight on Saturday immediately after winning a unanimous decision over Fabio Cerant at UFC 271. In the training room with the UFC champions Israel Adesanya as well as Alexander Volkanovskiy seems to be paying dividends as Ullberg has delivered a nearly flawless performance.
The most recent UFC results on ESPN 38 include:
Carlos Ullberg vs. Tafon Nchukvi TKO (punches) – round 1, 1:15
Shaylan Nuerdanbike vs. TJ Brown via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Sergey Morozov vs. Raulian Paiva by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Cody Durden victorious JP buys by TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 1:08
Vanessa Demopoulos victorious Jin Yu Frey by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)