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UFC Charlotte video: Carlos Ulberg drops Ihor Potieria with nasty punch, finishes with TKO

UFC Fight Night: Ulberg v Potieria Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Carlos Ulberg displayed freakish power with a single shot that dropped Ihor Potieria, leading to a stunning first-round finish at UFC Charlotte.

It was an impressive showing from Ulberg, who cracked Potieria with hard shots throughout the opening round to earn his fourth straight win in the UFC. In the fight-ending sequence, with Potieria in pursuit, Ulberg stepped back and unleashed a perfectly-timed counter-punch that cracked the Ukrainian in the perfect spot to send him down to the canvas.

Ulberg followed with a series of punches and hammerfists before getting up and walking away before referee Keith Peterson stepped in to stop the fight at 2:09 in the first round.

“I saw his head go down, his eyes roll back,” Ulberg said of the finish. “I knew he was done.”

Realizing that he was facing an opponent with massive knockout power, Potieria came storming out of his corner and looked for an immediate takedown, but Ulberg was quick to avoid his wrestling attempts. From there, Ulberg set up his punches and did damage on the feet.

Ulberg displayed just how much pop he has in his punches with the check left hook that clipped Potieria and spelled the beginning of the end of his night in Charlotte.

Since suffering a loss in his octagon debut, Ulberg has looked unstoppable with four straight victories, including three consecutive knockouts as he continues to make waves in the light heavyweight division.

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