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UFC Fight 271: Ulberg vs Cherant 02/12/2022 Fight Analysis, Picks and Forecast

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UFC Fight 271 Ulberg vs Cherant 02-12-2022 Fight Analysis Picks and Forecast

UFC Fight 271: Ulberg vs Cherant 02/12/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to commence their most exciting fight card of the month with UFC 271 taking place this Saturday, February 12. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will be the venue for the matches and it can be viewed by Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. Israel Adesanya is going to face an old foe in Robert Whittaker and will defend the middleweight championship in the main event. An interesting light heavyweight bout is going to happen in the prelims with Carlos Ulberg fighting Fabio Cherant. According to UFC betting spreads, Fabio Cherant is going to be the underdog in this matchup against Carlos Ulberg.

UFC Fight 271: Ulberg vs Cherant 02/12/2022

When:Saturday, February 12, 6:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 271: Ulberg vs Cherant 02/12/2022 Odds

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Carlos Ulberg-265Fabio Cherant+225

Carlos Ulberg

Carlos Ulberg is a 31-year-old fighter and he flew all the way from Auckland, New Zealand to be in this match. He has been training at the City Kickboxing fight stable and will represent them in this match. Ulberg goes by the ring name “Black Jag” and he has been comfortable competing at light heavyweight. He stands at six-foot-four and has only lost once in four professional MMA matches. This fighter earned his ticket to be part of the UFC roster after winning his bout in Dana White’s Contender Series with a knockout over Bruno Oliveira. However, his debut fight against Kennedy Nzechukwu ended with a loss after getting knocked out in the second round.

Fabio Cherant

Fabio Cherant has an interesting ring name as “The Water Buffalo” and this fighter hails from Wrentham, Massachusetts in the United States. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the Sityodtong Boston. Cherant is at his prime at 27 years old and this light heavyweight fighter stands at six-foot-one. He currently owns a professional MMA record of 7-3 and five of his wins came from submission finishes. It has been a tough transition for Cherant to enter the UFC. This fighter has been given two fights and lost both of them in the first round. The first one was against Alonzo Menifield while the most recent was with William Knight.

Ulberg vs Cherant Betting Numbers

Last FightLossLoss
CountryNew ZealandUnited States
Weight (lbs)205205
Reach (in)7774
Win by KO/TKO67%0%
Win by Submission0%71%
Strikes landed per minute15.072.01
Striking accuracy62%47%
Striking absorbed per minute8.605.57
Striking defense47%34%
Takedown average0.000.00
Takedown accuracy0%0%
Takedown defense100%0%
Submission average0.000.00

Ulberg vs Cherant Betting Picks

Having a good start in the UFC, Carlos Ulberg is going to be the favored fighter to win according to the top online sportsbook. Fabio Cherant is going to lose this bout and expect another knockout loss at the latest in the second round.