UFC 277 video: Nicolae Negumereanu sends mouthpiece flying with knockout flurry of Ihor Potieria
Nicolae Negumereanu’s latest successful potency merely reinforced the idea that that he’s one to watch inside the UFC’s delicate heavyweight division.
“Nicu” scored the main finish of the night at UFC 277 in Dallas on Saturday, overwhelming the debuting Ihor Potieria (19-3) with strikes against the cage to score a second-round TKO. Potieria certainly not fell, then again his mouthpiece did go flying. After various unanswered strikes, referee Kerry Hatley stepped in for the stoppage.
Watch the nasty finish above.
The battle used to be as soon as already going Negumereanu’s manner after the Romanian fighter used his grappling to sluggish Potieria in Round 1. Negumereanu’s ground offense wore Potieria down and between rounds the newcomer’s corner worked to refresh him for the next 5 minutes of movement. Their efforts proved unsuccessful as Negumereanu decided to use his standup in Round 2, battering Potieria for just about the entire round previous than forcing the stoppage.
That’s 4 at once wins now for Negumereanu since dropping his UFC debut in March 2019. He used to be as soon as coming off of consecutive wins over Kennedy Nzechukwu, Ike Villanueva, and Aleksa Camur. His overall file now stands at 13-1.
Potieria, a up to the moment Contender Assortment signing, sees a 15-fight successful streak come to an end.