Carlos Ulberg vs. Ihor Potieria added to May 13 event
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Rising light heavyweight contenders Carlos Ulberg and Ihor Potieria will meet in May.
Ulberg (6-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) takes on Potieria (19-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at a UFC event on May 13 that does not yet have an announced venue or location. Two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed the booking to MMA Junkie on Tuesday. They asked to remain anonymous since the promotion has yet to make an official announcement.
The matchup was first reported by MMA Mania.
Ulberg has won three straight, including two by knockout. The City Kickboxing fighter is coming off a first-round knockout of Nicolae Negumereanu at UFC 281 this past November.
Potieria has split his first two UFC appearances. After he was stopped by Negumereanu in his promotional debut, the Dana White’s Contender Series signee rebounded with a first-round knockout of former light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua at UFC 283 in January.
With the addition, the lineup for the UFC Fight Night event on May 13 includes:
- Anthony Smith vs. Johnny walker
- Jailton Almeida vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Angela Hill
- Ian Machado Garry vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Tim Means vs. Alex Morono
- Ihor Potieria vs. Carlos Ulberg