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Khabib Shoots Down Possibility Of Oliveira Luring Him Out Of Retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov says the possibility of fighting UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira won't bring him out of retirement. Khabib announced his departure from the sport of MMA last October following his dominant victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Despite the UFC's best efforts, his decision was made official earlier...

Khabib Believes Makhachev Would Finish Both Poirier & Oliveira

Khabib Nurmagomedov has suggested that Islam Makhachev would finish both Dustin Poirier and current 155-pound champion Charles Oliveira. Khabib's bold prediction comes ahead of Makhachev's first UFC main event this weekend. Having been bumped up from the co-main event following the cancelation of Max Holloway's scheduled bout with Mexico's Yair...

Charles Oliveira Believes He’s Better ‘Everywhere’ Than Dustin Poirier

Charles Oliveira expects to successfully defend his lightweight title when he faces Dustin Poirier. After Poirier beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264 in their trilogy bout, it cemented himself as the top contender and earned him a lightweight title shot. However, for Oliveira, he thought McGregor would end up winning...

Oliveira Calls For A “Standing Ovation” For McGregor After UFC 264

Charles Oliveira isn't ready to mock Conor McGregor for his loss on Saturday night but is praising him instead. UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira was cageside to take in the spectacle of the UFC 264 main event this past weekend. Knowing that whoever walked out of the cage victorious...

Dustin Poirier Opens As Betting Favorite For Title Fight Against Oliveira

Top-ranked UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has opened as the betting favorite for his expected title fight against Charles Oliveira. Poirier seemingly secured his place opposite the UFC Lightweight Champion inside the Octagon with a second victory this year over Conor McGregor at UFC 264. In the headlining fight of one...

Charles Oliveira Will Attend UFC 264 For McGregor vs Poirier 3

UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira will be inside the T-Mobile Arena this Saturday for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3. The two lightweight stars will meet inside the Octagon for the third time in their careers on July 10 as they look to settle their memorable feud once and for...

Mike Perry: McGregor Can’t Beat Poirier Or Oliveira

UFC welterweight Mike Perry has given his prediction for the upcoming trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Having had their rematch less than seven months ago, the two lightweight stars will share the Octagon for the second time in 2021 at UFC 264 on July 10. Having turned...

Charles Oliveira Says He’d Knock Out Both McGregor & Poirier

UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira says that he wouldn't even need his jiu-jitsu to beat both Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Oliveira's comments come ahead of the UFC 264 pay-per-view on July 10. The blockbuster event will be headlined by a trilogy fight between Irish superstar Conor McGregor and former...

Dariush Pleads His Case For LW Title Shot: ‘Charles Owes Me A Fight’

Beneil Dariush believes he should be the next person fighting for the UFC lightweight title. Dariush is fresh off the biggest win of his career as he dominated Tony Ferguson for three rounds at UFC 262 to win a clear-cut decision. After the win, he said he needed some time...

Oliveira States The Only Reason He’d Return To Featherweight

Newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira says he’d consider dropping back down to featherweight if he was given a title shot. The Brazilian, who won the lightweight strap by knocking out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 earlier this month, previously fought at 145 pounds from 2012 to 2016. Oliveira amassed...

Oliveira Reacts To Being Underdog Against Both McGregor & Poirier

Charles Oliveira is the new UFC lightweight champion but he opened as the underdog to both Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. In the main event of UFC 262, Oliveira scored a second-round TKO win over Michael Chandler to win the vacant title. It was a comeback win for the Brazilian,...

Charles Oliveira Explains Why He Is Not In Khabib’s Shadow

Charles Oliveira believes that it is the start of the new era in the lightweight division. After winning the vacant UFC lightweight championship belt by defeating Michael Chandler at UFC 262 in Houston, Oliveira returned to his home country of Brazil to celebrate with his hometown. The new lightweight king...

Coach Details The Leg Injury Charles Oliveira Suffered Before Title Win

Despite suffering a leg injury in camp, Charles Oliveira persevered and won the vacant lightweight belt against Michael Chandler in an inspiring performance. Charles Oliveira is familiar with the struggles of life, and at an early age, the Brazilian had to learn that lesson in a visceral way when...

UFC 262 Reportedly Does Over 300,000 Domestic ESPN+ Buys

Reported PPV buys are in for UFC 262. Last weekend, UFC 262 generated an estimate of over 300,000 buys according to Sports Business Journal. The numbers generated were from the U.S. only, not counting PPV numbers from overseas. UFC 262 was headlined by Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler, the former...

Charles Oliveira’s 27 UFC Fights Before Title Shot May Never Be Topped

Charles Oliveira is now the proud owner of a UFC lightweight championship belt. He defeated Michael Chandler on Saturday night at UFC 262 to win the title. Chandler had only one fight in the UFC before he received this title shot. Oliveira, on the other hand, was a very...