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Nicolae Negumereanu

Light Heavyweight Division

13-2-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Nicolae Negumereanu

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Brasov, Romania
Fighting style
Wrestler
Age
28
Height
72.50
Weight
206.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 16, 2019
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2016

     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (2 armbar, Brabo)

     
  • Six first round finishes

UFC 281 (11/12/22) Negumereanu was knocked out by Carlos Ulberg at 3:44 of the first round 

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Negumereanu stopped Igor 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 stopped Ike Villanueva via strikes at 1:18 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (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

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