UFC fighter Carlos Ulberg knocks out Alonzo Menifield in 12 seconds


It took Carlos Ulberg longer to stroll into the UFC Octagon on Saturday night time in St. Louis than it did to knock out his opponent, Alonzo Menifield.

The 2 fighters touched gloves in the midst of the cage and it was Menifield who went on the assault first. Nevertheless, he tripped and fell into the cage. It allowed Ulberg to launch into fists of fury. Ulberg related with a left and shocked Menifield.

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Carlos Ulberg punches Alonzo Menifield in a lightweight heavyweight battle through the UFC Battle Night time occasion at Enterprise Middle on Might 11, 2024, in St Louis. (Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photos)

Ulberg hit Menifield with a proper and the No. 11-ranked gentle heavyweight fighter fell onto his again. The referee then stopped the battle.

The whole bout lasted about 12 seconds. It was the third-fastest gentle heavyweight knockout in UFC history.

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It was Ulberg’s sixth consecutive win courting again to March 2021, when he misplaced to Kennedy Nzechukwu by way of knockout. Menifield got here into the bout with wins in 4 of 5 fights with a draw within the center towards Jimmy Crute.

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Carlos Ulberg's hand raised

Carlos Ulberg reacts after his victory over Alonzo Menifield at Enterprise Middle on Might 11, 2024, in St Louis. (Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photos)

“We knew he was going to come back ahead,” Ulberg mentioned, by way of MMA Fighting. “So I simply needed to do what I needed to do. He did catch me, that wakened and whenever you wake a lion up, he comes up. Anyone in that prime 10, I’ll destroy anyone in my method.”

Ulberg wasn’t listed within the gentle heavyweight rankings going into the battle. He and everybody else are wanting as much as champion Alex Pereira. Jiri Prochazka is the highest contender for Pereira’s belt.

Carlos Ulberg celebrates the win

Carlos Ulberg wasn’t listed within the gentle heavyweight rankings going into the battle. (Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Photos)

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He earned an additional $50,000 for his fast end, in accordance to Sherdog.

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