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Michael Chandler: Charles Oliveira impressive, but Dustin Poirier's been destined for UFC gold for many years

Although Michael Chandler fell short to Charles Oliveira, he doesn’t see the Brazilian holding on to the belt for too much longer.
Oliveira captured the vacant lightweight title by knocking out …read more

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Tony Ferguson unloads on Khamzat Chimaev for claims that he represents the USA

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson has lashed out at Khamzat Chimaev after “Borz” claimed he represents the United States. With losses to Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira and Beneil Dariush in his …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Charles Oliveira very dangerous, but Dustin Poirier wins because of his cardio and heart

Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks if Dustin Poirier can drag Charles Oliveira to the latter rounds, he’ll prevail.
Poirier (28-6 MMA, 20-5 UFC) challenges lightweight champion Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) in the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov advises Dustin Poirier to be cautious in UFC title fight with Charles Oliveira: “This guy is real finisher, he’s very dangerous”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has advised former opponent Dustin Poirier to avoid the “red zone” of Charles Oliveira in their upcoming fight at UFC 269. Poirier (28-6 MMA) will challenge Oliveira (31-8 …read more

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Charles Oliveira praised by former rival Jim Miller following career turnaround: “It’s absolutely awesome to see”

Charles Oliveira was praised by former rival Jim Miller following career turnaround, with Miller saying “it’s absolutely awesome to see.” Oliveira and Miller have fought twice in the past. The …read more

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Poirier Tells McGregor To “Keep Talking” As He Looks Ahead To Title Fight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has brushed aside talk of Conor McGregor as he gets set to challenge for Charles Oliveira’s 155-pound gold.

Before pursuing the top step of the lightweight …read more

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Jim Miller blown away by former opponent Charles Oliveira’s rise as UFC champion: ‘It really is special’

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Jim Miller has seen a lot in his 16 years in the fight game.
The MMA veteran’s …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Chandler: Only casuals & haters don’t respect McGregor as a fighter

Michael Chandler is interviewed following his TKO loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chandler shuts down Conor …read more

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Coach Mike Brown warns Dustin Poirier of 'red-zone danger areas' vs. Charles Oliveira at UFC 269

American Top Team coach Mike Brown expects Dustin Poirier to leave the UFC 269 headliner against Charles Oliveira as undisputed lightweight champion.
Poirier (28-6 MMA, 20-5 UFC) will attempt to dethrone …read more

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Manager of three surging contenders, Ali Abdelaziz reveals who's likely next for UFC lightweight title shot

At UFC 269, champion Charles Oliveira will put his title on the line against challenger Dustin Poirier in a five-round main event.
The division’s title picture beyond that, however, is a …read more

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Dustin Poirier says he will “probably go to 170” if he defeats Charles Oliveira at UFC 269

Dustin Poirier says he will “probably go to 170” if he defeats UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira for the 155lbs strap at UFC 269. Poirier is set to return to …read more

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Dustin Poirier plans to bring Charles Oliveira into ‘deep waters’ to see ‘who really wants it more’ at UFC 269

Dustin Poirier is hoping to test Charles Oliveira’s grit and will when they meet in the main event of UFC 269 on December 11. Oliveira is set to defend his …read more

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Dustin Poirier doesn't question Charles Oliveira's grit, but wants to test it at UFC 269

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Dustin Poirier won’t underestimate UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira.
The former UFC interim lightweight titleholder doesn’t see a lack of heart or grit in Oliveira (31-8 MMA, …read more

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UFC free fight: Charles Oliveira captures lightweight title with comeback finish of Michael Chandler

Charles Oliveira proved he had championship mettle when he battled through some early adversity against Michael Chandler.
Oliveira faced Chandler for the vacant lightweight title in the main event of UFC …read more

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Justin Gaethje suggests Islam Makhachev to ‘Do your f*cking job’ and fight Beneil Dariush

Justin Gaethje doesn’t believe Islam Makhachev has earned his shot at the UFC lightweight title. UFC 269 on Dec. 11 will see current champion Charles Oliveira attempt to defend against …read more

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Justin Gaethje: ‘I know I’m next in line’ to fight for the title

Justin Gaethje is ranked No. 2 in the UFC lightweight division and says that he knows that he’s next in line to face the winner of champion Charles Oliveira and …read more

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Posted on November 17, 2021, 8:46 am By
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Dustin Poirier predicts that he’ll finish Charles Oliveira in UFC 269 title fight

Former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier gets another chance at becoming the undisputed champion when he faces titleholder Charles Oliveira in the UFC 269 main event on Dec. 11.

Poirier could …read more

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Poirier Isn’t Retiring Any Time Soon: ‘These Guys Need Ass Whoopings’

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Dustin Poirier fights Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 269 on December 11th, and one could argue …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2021, 1:16 am By
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‘Strikers Took Him Down’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin Charles Oliveira will make his first division title defense when he collides with former …read more

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Charles Oliveira says he has “way more weapons” than Dustin Poirier ahead of UFC 269

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira says that he has “way more weapons” than rival Dustin Poirier ahead of their UFC 269 title fight. Oliveira steps into the Octagon next month …read more

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Charles Oliveira: I Do Not Have To Beat Poirier To Prove I’m The Champ

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira feels he has nothing to prove headed into his first title defense against Dustin Poirier.

Oliveira will defend the title against Poirier in the main event …read more

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Charles Oliveira says he has ‘way more weapons’ than Dustin Poirier: ‘You know what happens if I take him down’

Charles Oliveira won the UFC lightweight belt with a second-round knockout over Michael Chandler. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dustin Poirier is a well-rounded veteran …read more

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Max Holloway believes rematches against Charles Oliveira, Alexander Volkanovski, Conor McGregor are possible next

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway may have just propelled himself into a third title fight with Alexander Volkanovski.
After his Fight of the Night war with Yair Rodriguez (13-3 MMA, …read more

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Justin Gaethje wants revenge on Dustin Poirier, but says Charles Oliveira is 'an easier matchup'

Justin Gaethje is convinced he’s next in line for the winner of UFC 269’s main event between lightweight champ Charles Oliveira and former interim titleholder Dustin Poirier. But is one …read more

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Justin Gaethje says “I have to fight the winner of Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier to justify the integrity of this sport”

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje says “I have to fight the winner of Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier to justify the integrity of (MMA).” Gaethje defeated Michael Chandler via unanimous decision …read more

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UFC 269 trailer released featuring Charles Oliveira, Dustin Poirier

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The official trailer has dropped for UFC 269, featuring a litany of stars.
Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier headline the Dec. 11 show, which …read more

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UFC 269 fight card: Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier, Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena to headline event

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The UFC is back in a month with another loaded pay-per-view lineup.
On Saturday’s UFC 268 broadcast, the …read more

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Chandler: I Don’t Need To Get Oliveira Loss Back

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has suggested he has no burning desire to exact revenge on current champion Charles Oliveira.

After less than a year in the UFC and just one …read more

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UFC 269 official poster highlighted by championship doubleheader and grudge match

UFC 269 arguably is the most stacked card of the year.
In the main event, lightweight champion Charles Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) will put his title on the line against …read more

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Gaethje got same ‘Dana White privilege’ as me, says Chandler

Michael Chandler poses ahead of his bout against Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

The recent lightweight title challenger feels …read more

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Michael Chandler believes Justin Gaethje also received “Dana White privilege”

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler believes that his rival Justin Gaethje also received “Dana White privilege” from the UFC president. Chandler got the vacant title shot against Charles Oliveira back …read more

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Charles Oliveira not sold on Islam Makhachev’s hype: ‘I have no problem being taken down’

Charles Oliveira holds the record for most submission wins in UFC history. | Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Khabib Nurmagomedov sees fellow Dagestani lightweight Islam Makhachev …read more

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UFC’s Kevin Lee suspended for Adderall use

Kevin Lee before his fight with Charles Oliveira at a UFC Fight Night in Brazil. | Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC

Nevada has handed …read more

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Dan Hooker: A win over Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 puts me in 'two-man conversation' for title shot

LAS VEGAS – Dan Hooker sees himself as part of a four-man UFC lightweight title picture race outside of the scheduled title fight between champion Charles Oliveira and next challenger …read more

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Charles Oliveira Scares Opponents: ‘Absolutely Deadly’

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UFC Lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is the total package inside the Octagon, says Lance Gibson Jr. Charles Oliveira is the …read more

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Oliveira: Gaethje Only Talks To Get Attention

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No. 2-ranked lightweight contender Justin Gaethje has no respect for division champion Charles Oliveira and believes “Do Bronx” is a …read more

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Trocação Franca: Charles Oliveira on Dustin Poirier and still not feeling respected as UFC champion

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UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira wants respect.
The Brazilian 155-pounder, who puts his UFC title on the line against former interim titleholder …read more

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Justin Gaethje ranks his top 5 UFC lightweights: ‘I’m better than Charles Oliveira’ | Video

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Justin Gaethje ranks his top 5 UFC lightweights and reveals his favorite fighters to watch.

Gaethje doesn’t ranked champion Charles Oliveira as the top 155-pound fighter …read more

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Dustin Poirier is the best lightweight in the world, not Charles Oliveira, says coach

Dustin Poirier is the best lightweight in the world, not UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, says his coach Mike Brown. Poirier takes on Oliveira at UFC 269 in December with …read more

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Mike Brown giving ‘elite’ Charles Oliveira respect ahead of UFC 269, but Dustin Poirier ‘best lightweight in the world’

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While other top-ranked lightweight competitors, along with some fans and media members, aren’t showing Charles Oliveira the respect that a …read more

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio joins stacked UFC 269 card

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio joins a stacked UFC 269 headlined by Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier. Another exciting match-up …read more

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Justin Gaethje explains why he thinks Charles Oliveira is not the best lightweight in the UFC: ‘He still has quit’

Justin Gaethje doesn’t think Charles Oliveira is the best lightweight in the UFC, despite being the champion. Oliveira won the vacant lightweight title at UFC 262 as he knocked out …read more

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