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Nicolae Negumereanu

Light Heavyweight Division

13-1-0 (W-L-D)

4

Fight Win Streak

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

Nicolae Negumereanu

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Nicolae Negumereanu's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Brasov, Romania
Fighting style
Wrestler
Age
27
Height
72.50
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 16, 2019
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
40.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (2 armbar, Brabo)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • On four-fight winning streak

UFC History
UFC 277
(7/30/22) Negumereanu stopped Ihor Potieria via strikes at 3:33 of the second round 
UFC 272 (3/5/22) Negumereanu won a three round split decision over Kennedy Nzechukwu
UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Negumereanu knocked out Ike Villanueva at 1:18 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Negumereanu won a three round split decision over Aleksa Camur
UFC Fight Night (3/16/19) Negumereanu lost a three round unanimous decision to Saparbeg Safarov

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I’m a wrestler from 15 years old and I started to do MMA three years ago after I was at a RXF show where a good friend of mine was fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m a national wrestling champion and a national Kempo champion. RXF LHW champion.
Do you have any heroes? My hero is “Sandu” Lungu, the first Romanian MMA fighter
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a security agent and now I’m a security adviser.
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
Favorite Striking technique: Left jab