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Laureano Staropoli hopes to join teammate Charles Oliveira as UFC champ: ‘It’s Chute Boxe time’

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Argentina’s Laureano Staropoli only has to look across the gym to find that championship motivation.
“Pepi” Staropoli, who lives in Sao …read more

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Beneil Dariush says Charles Oliveira owes him UFC lightweight title fight: “Just own up to the person you were supposed to fight”

Beneil Dariush says Charles Oliveira owes him a UFC lightweight title fight, saying to “just own up to the person you were supposed to fight.” At UFC 262 last month …read more

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Kevin Lee Says Fight Against Usman Needs To Be Made Someday

After his loss to Charles Oliveira, Kevin Lee was inspired by Kamaru Usman’s UFC 262 performance and says that is one of the reasons he’s moving up in weight. Lee …read more

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Beneil Dariush explains why he should be next for lightweight title: ‘Charles Oliveira actually owes me a fight’

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If Beneil Dariush gets his way, he’ll be fighting for the UFC lightweight title before the end of the year.
Coming …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov happy to see Charles Oliveira as champion, says it would have “been sad” had Michael Chandler won

Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has said he’s happy to see Charles Oliveira hold the gold at 155 pounds. After retiring from mixed martial arts last year, Khabib left the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov glad Charles Oliveira is UFC champion: 'It'd be sad if Chandler won'

Khabib Nurmagomedov is happy that Charles Oliveira was the next heir to his throne.
After Nurmagomedov retired and vacated his UFC lightweight title, Oliveira faced former three-time Bellator champion Michael Chandler …read more

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Michael Chandler reveals valuable lesson he learned from previous losses to help him deal with fallout from Charles Oliveira fight

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Michael Chandler never wants to lose but at least now he knows how to deal with defeat.
Within a matter of …read more

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Laureano Staropoli motivated by teammate Charles Oliveira's title run: 'He's my No. 1 example'

Laureano Staropoli knew it was always possible to reach the top of the sport, but now he’s got proof.
The Argentine watched his fellow Chute Boxe teammate build a winning streak, …read more

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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 …read more

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Chandler Says Gaethje Fight May Be Biggest Fan Favorite Fight On Earth

After coming so tantalizingly close to claiming the UFC lightweight championship before being dropped by Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler is already looking forward to a future clash with Justin Gaethje. …read more

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Charles Oliveira open to moving back to 145lbs, but only for title shot: “I would do well”

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira says he open to moving back to 145lbs, but only for a title shot, saying that he “would do well.” Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler …read more

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Charles Oliveira reacts to 'complete madness' of hero's welcome in Brazil after UFC 262 title win

It’s safe to say Charles Oliveira is a hometown hero.
The new lightweight champion received a warm welcome when he returned to his town of Guaruja – a favela located in …read more

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Charles Oliveira admits that he thought about quitting MMA, but glad he didn’t: “Looking back, I see it was all worth it”

New UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira admits that he thought about quitting MMA, but he’s glad that he chose to stay the course. It took Oliveira 11 years to reach …read more

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Charles Oliveira thought about quitting MMA early in career

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UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira admits to …read more

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Charles Oliveira “happy” to be betting underdog against Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier

New UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira says he is “happy” to be the betting underdog against Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Oliveira won the UFC’s vacant 155lbs belt when he …read more

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Charles Oliveira vows to ‘make history’ against Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor: ‘A new era has begun’

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Charles Oliveira partied for a week upon returning to Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the new UFC lightweight champion …read more

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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 …read more

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Report: Lee returns to welterweight, fights Brady at UFC 264

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Kevin Lee will return to welterweight when he faces Sean …read more

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Judo Chop: How Oliveira knocked out Chandler

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Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch breaks down the picture perfect left hook Charles Oliveira used to flatten Michael Chandler at UFC …read more

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Hot Tweets: How long will Charles Oliveira reign, what lies ahead for Michael Chandler, Tony Ferguson, Diego Sanchez

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Another week and another mountain of MMA news dropped upon us all. Since last …read more

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Video! Chandler Breaks Down UFC 262 Loss

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Michael Chandler came up short in his lightweight title fight against Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 earlier this month, but …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Judge Sal D’Amato explains 10-8 scorecard for Michael Chandler in Charles Oliveira title fight at UFC 262

Veteran MMA judge Sal D’Amato explained why he scored a 10-8 scorecard for Michael Chandler in the Charles Oliveira title fight at UFC 262. Oliveira didn’t need the judges to …read more

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Sal D'Amato explains justification for 10-8 in Chandler vs. Oliveira at UFC 262 – but there's gray area

Got a problem with Sal D’Amato’s 10-8 score for Michael Chandler over Charles Oliveira in Round 1 of their lightweight title fight at UFC 262? Take it up with the …read more

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Chandler: There’s a case for immediate rematch with Oliveira

Michael Chandler reacts following his loss to Charles Oliveira in their lightweight title bout at UFC 262. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

“I’m not …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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‘Agony of defeat’ - Chandler gives honest frame-by-frame breakdown of loss

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Michael Chandler opened up and gave his honest thoughts on the back and forth UFC title fight with Charles Oliveira. Michael …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2021, 11:16 am By
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Between the Links, Live Edition: UFC 262, Charles Oliveira’s big win, Tony Ferguson’s future, UFC Vegas 27 and Bellator 259 preview

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Between the Links returns with a special live edition ahead of UFC Vegas 27 coming up this Saturday.
Host Mike Heck is joined …read more

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Michael Chandler doesn't feel far off from another UFC title shot: 'I'm right there'

Michael Chandler failed to capture the UFC lightweight title this past Saturday night, but that doesn’t mean he’s done trying.
The former Bellator lightweight champion was stopped by Charles Oliveira in …read more

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Charles Oliveira had leg injury that disrupted training camp for UFC 262, says coach

Diego Lima, the coach for UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, revealed that the new champ had a leg injury during his training camp. Oliveira picked up his ninth straight win …read more

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Michael Chandler ready to move on after unsuccessful title shot

No. 4 ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chandler is ready to rip the band-aid off after a TKO loss against Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight championship in the main event …read more

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Usman Believes Khabib Is On A Different Level Than New Champ Oliveira

Kamaru Usman doesn’t believe new UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira would defeat his predecessor, Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov retired with a perfect record of 29-0, which was attained with “The …read more

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Usman: Oliveira Not On Khabib’s Level

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Longtime veteran Charles Oliveira finally realized his dream of becoming UFC lightweight champion with a thrilling, second-round technical knockout over …read more

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Posted on May 19, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Michael Chandler moving forward with ‘complete disregard to previous failures’

Michael Chandler makes his walk to the cage prior to fighting Charles Oliveira in the UFC 262 main event at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. | Photo by Carmen …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: No easy road for Charles Oliveira, but he has made it

Oliveira faced adversity on Saturday but, in his 28th UFC fight, became a champion. Now has a spot in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier blasts judging in UFC 262 main event: ‘It’s crazy that they scored that 10-8’

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UFC 262 took place this past Saturday with Charles Oliveira claiming the lightweight title via second-round TKO of …read more

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Beneil Dariush believes he has case for Charles Oliveira’s first title defense

Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira and Beneil Dariush both picked up the biggest victories of their respective careers at UFC 262. Could they see each other in the Octagon next? Directly …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 18: Charles Oliveira takes lightweight throne

Not all that long ago, Charles Oliviera wasn’t even listed in the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie lightweight rankings, and now he sits atop all of his peers.
In late 2017, after …read more

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Beneil Dariush sees chance to get UFC title shot before Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor winner

Could Beneil Dariush be the first challenger for newly minted UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira? He’s not banking on it, but also thinks it’s possible.
Dariush (21-4-1 MMA, 15-4-1 UFC) extended …read more

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Darren Till inspired by Charles Oliveira’s win at UFC 262 after being “looked over” for years

Middleweight Darren Till says he was inspired by Charles Oliveira’s win over Michael Chandler at UFC 262 after being “looked over” for years. Oliveira knocked out Chandler in the second …read more

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Darren Till inspired by Charles Oliveira's rise to gold: 'I know for a fact in my life I will be a UFC champion'

Seeing Charles Oliveira go through a turbulent road to becoming UFC lightweight champion has motivated Darren Till.
After over a decade with the UFC, Brazil’s Oliveira finally claimed gold when he …read more

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Video: What's the most intriguing matchup available for newly minted UFC champion Charles Oliveira?

It took more than 10 years for Charles Oliveira to claim UFC gold, but we’re already taking a look ahead to see what’s next for “Do Bronx.”
The lightweight division is …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC 262 Aftermath: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s presence looms large as the UFC crowns a new lightweight champion

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On Saturday night at UFC 262, Charles Oliveira finally broke through, claiming the UFC’s vacant lightweight title with a second-round …read more

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Michael Chandler issues video statement following TKO loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262: “The best is still yet to come”

Michael Chandler issued a video statement following his TKO loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262, saying that “The best is still yet to come.” Chandler, the former three-time Bellator …read more

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Video: New champ Charles Oliveira gets hero’s welcome in São Paulo

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira with fans at Sao Paulos International Airport. | Photo by Leandro Bernardes/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

‘Do Bronx’ was met …read more

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Daniel Cormier scolds Texas judges for their scoring of Chandler vs. Oliveira fight: “How in the world are you scoring that 10-8”

Daniel Cormier scolded the Texas judges for their scoring of the Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira fight for two 10-8 rounds. Cormier was sitting Octagon-side along with UFC commentator Jon …read more

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Oliveira Teases Return To Featherweight

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Newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, like some of the other big names before him, received a hero’s welcome upon …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: No easy road for Charles Oliveira, but he has made it

Oliveira faced adversity on Saturday but, in his 28th UFC fight, became a champion. Now has a spot in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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Charles Oliveira home video from 2009 proves dreams really do come true

A home video made by UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira from 2009 proves that dreams really do come true for some MMA fighters. After 11 years in the UFC, Oliveira …read more

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Morning Report: Darren Till draws inspiration from newly-crowned lightweight champion Charles Oliveira

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On Saturday at UFC 262, Charles Oliveira became the 11th undisputed lightweight champion in UFC history while setting a record for …read more

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Daniel Cormier is right: 10-8 scores for Michael Chandler at UFC 262 are inexcusable | Opinion

If you watched the UFC 262 main event between Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler and came away from the first round thinking Chandler won it 10-8, get your eyes checked …read more

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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 …read more

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Charles Oliveira gets hero’s welcome in Brazil after winning lightweight title at UFC 262 (Video)

Charles Oliveira brought the UFC belt back home to Brazil and got a hero’s welcome in his return. In the main event of UFC 262, Oliveira fought Michael Chandler for …read more

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Michael Chandler determined after UFC 262 loss: ‘The scars and bruises remind them you’re still here’

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Still sporting bruises from his knockout loss to Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler vowed to move on in the wake of his …read more

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Chandler Explains Why He “Stands By” Pre-Fight Oliveira Criticism

Michael Chandler is standing by his comments that Charles Oliveira quits during adversity in fights. In the lead-up to UFC 262 and Chandler facing Oliveira for the vacant belt, he …read more

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UFC Champ Charles Oliveira Gets Fire Truck Parade, Mural Tribute Upon Return to Sao Paulo

There was a party in Sao Paulo to celebrate the return of newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira. …read more

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Oliveira tasks McGregor: Beat Poirier, then ‘I’ll put you on your ass’

Charles Oliveira before his fight with Michael Chandler at UFC 262 | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Newly crowned lightweight chamion Charles Oliveira says he’ll …read more

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Making the Grade: UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler edition

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A new lightweight champion was crowned in the UFC 262 main event as Charles Oliveira’s miraculous story continued to evolve …read more

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You love to see it: UFC champ Charles Oliveira greeted with a parade and mural in Brazil

Charles Oliveira took the longest road of any UFC fighter before winning a championship, and we can only imagine what he’s been feeling since Saturday night – especially now that …read more

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Oliveira Immortalized In Brazilian Mural

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To the victor belong the spoils — and the murals.
Newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira will join previous titleholders like Ronda Rousey and Petr …read more

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New Champ Oliveira Currently An Underdog Against Both Poirier & McGregor

Despite being the newly crowned UFC lightweight champion, oddsmakers think Charles Oliveira should be the betting underdog in a potential matchup against Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor. After finishing Michael …read more

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Charles Oliveira not closing door on featherweight return after winning UFC lightweight title

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The UFC lightweight division belongs to Charles Oliveira now. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t think about …read more

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MMA SQUARED: There were signs that Charles Oliveira’s path to glory wouldn’t be easy.

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, UFC 262, Charles Oliveira | Chris Rini

Do Bronx made it to the end of the line, but he took the …read more

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Chandler Stands By Comments That Oliveira Quits During Adversity

Michael Chandler is standing by his comments that Charles Oliveira quits during adversity in fights. In the lead-up to UFC 262 and Chandler facing Oliveira for the vacant belt, he …read more

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UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira opens as underdog in potential fights with Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier

Charles Oliveira has opened up as a betting underdog in potential future fights against Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. This past Saturday night at UFC 262, Oliveira confirmed his status …read more

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Charles Oliveira’s UFC 262 celebration that included jumping into the crowd (video)

Charles Oliveira became the undisputed lightweight champion at UFC 262 on Saturday by knocking out Michael Chandler in the second round of a wild fight.

Having been hurt and nearly finished …read more

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UFC 262 final fight stats: Charles Oliveira sets UFC stoppage record

UFC 262: Charles Oliveira defeated Michael Chandler to win the UFC lightweight title | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Charles Oliveira wins UFC lightweight title …read more

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Charles Oliveira leads list of fighters who took long road to UFC gold

Charles Oliveira took the long road to winning a UFC championship. In fact, nobody in the history of the promotion has taken a longer road.
Oliveira became the 11th undisputed UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Michael Chandler after UFC 262 title-fight loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Charles Oliveira after UFC 262 title win?)
Michael Chandler fell short of his UFC title dream on Saturday when he lost to Charles …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Charles Oliveira after UFC 262 title win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Michael Chandler after UFC 262 title-fight loss?)
Charles Oliveira’s long road to gold came to a thrilling conclusion Saturday when he beat Michael …read more

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Despite UFC 262 title win, Charles Oliveira still won't give up on talk of featherweight return

HOUSTON – Charles Oliveira is the new UFC lightweight champion, but a return to the featherweight division is still on his mind.
Oliveira (31-9 MMA, 19-8 UFC) defeated Michael Chandler (22-6 …read more

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UFC 262 highlights & recap: Charles Oliveira defeats Michael Chandler to become champ

Watch the UFC 262 highlights and recap from the lightweight championship bout between newly crowned champion Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler from Saturday’s event at the Toyota Center in Houston. …read more

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Charles Oliveira responds to Conor McGregor: Beat Dustin Poirier, then ‘I’ll put you on your ass’

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Among the many fighters who responded to Charles Oliveira’s impressive title win at UFC 262 was former two-division champ Conor …read more

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Charles Oliveira sleeps with the belt his first night as UFC lightweight champion

Newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira slept with his belt the night after stopping Michael Chandler to win it at UFC 262. Oliveira knocked out Chandler in the second round …read more

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Michael Chandler reflects on loss to Charles Oliveira: ‘I am still world class’

Michael Chandler exits the cage following his TKO loss to Charles Oliveira in the UFC 262 co-main event. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

“I’ve …read more

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Islam Makhachev reacts after Charles Oliveira wins UFC lightweight title: “See you soon”

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev reacted after Charles Oliveira defeating Michael Chandler at UFC 262, telling him “see you soon.” Oliveira pulled off an incredible win over Chandler at Saturday’s …read more

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UFC 262 post-event facts: Charles Oliveira sets multiple records in title win

The UFC’s seventh pay-per-view of the year delivered in a big way on Saturday with UFC 262 at Toyota Center in Houston.
Charles Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) became the new …read more

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Charles Oliveira on Realizing UFC Title Dreams: ‘I Never Doubted This Day Would Come’

It feels as though Charles Oliveira has been around forever in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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New UFC lightweight champ Oliveira still wants to return to 145 lbs

Fresh off his UFC 262 title coronation, Charles Oliveira talks about his immediate future plans. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

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Charles Oliveira fires back at Conor McGregor | UFC 262 video

Charles Oliveira won the UFC lightweight championship on Saturday night in Houston. Shortly after his victory, Conor McGregor congratulated Oliveira, but included a thinly veiled dig at the new champion.

That …read more

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UFC 262 Bonuses: Charles Oliveira Gets Performance Check

The UFC 262 bonuses have been released. The pay-per-view event took place in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center. Headlining the card was a clash between Charles Oliveira and Michael …read more

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Chandler Responds To Those Who Think He’s Not UFC Elite After Loss

Michael Chandler is sending a biting message of gratitude to those who believe his loss to Charles Oliveira exposed him as not being ready for the UFC’s biggest stage. At …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts to Charles Oliveira winning UFC lightweight title

Top ranked lightweight Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier reacted to Charles Oliveira capturing the 155-pound title at UFC 262 on Saturday.

Oliveira was badly hurt by Michael Chandler in the …read more

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Michael Chandler reacts following loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262

Michael Chandler was looking to earn his fourth consecutive knockout and the lightweight title when he squared off with Charles Oliveira at UFC 262. Chandler (22-6 MMA) had entered tonight’s …read more

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Charles Oliveira sends a warning to Conor McGregor following title win at UFC 262

Charles Oliveira did not mince words while addressing Conor McGregor following his title-earning TKO victory over Michael Chandler at UFC 262. Oliveira (31-8 MMA) and Chandler (22-6 MMA) squared off …read more

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Dustin Poirier praises Charles Oliveira, encourages Michael Chandler after UFC 262

Dustin Poirier had respectful words for Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler in the aftermath of UFC 262.
Many thought Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) should’ve been one-half of Saturday’s vacant lightweight …read more

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Charles Oliveira is the UFC champion we didn't see coming

Oliveira started his UFC career with little fanfare. He just proved once again that counting him out was a mistake. …read more

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Conor McGregor addresses Charles Oliveira, teases he’s next

Charles Oliveira became the 11th lightweight champion in UFC history on Saturday night. Shortly after Oliveira’s victory, Conor McGregor tweeted a message of congratulations, albeit with a bit of a …read more

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New champ Charles Oliveira fires back at Conor McGregor: 'I'm going to put you on your ass'

HOUSTON – Charles Oliveira appear willing to oblige to a UFC title defense against Conor McGregor, but he reminded the Irishman that he has business to handle first.
Oliveira (31-8 MMA, …read more

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Charles Oliveira not closing the door on featherweight: “If Dana White gave me the opportunity to go back down to featherweight and win, I’d take it”

Charles Oliveira is not closing the door on a return to featherweight after defeating Michael Chandler for the lightweight title at tonight’s UFC 262 event. Oliveira (31-8 MMA) and Chandler …read more

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UFC 262 bonuses: Charles Oliveira rewarded for KO of Michael Chandler

Charles Oliveira not only won the lightweight championship on Saturday in the UFC 262 main event, he also banked an extra $75,000 for the second-round knockout win over Michael Chandler. …read more

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UFC 262: Fighters weigh in on Charles Oliveira's title win over Michael Chandler

Charles Oliveira won the vacant UFC lightweight championship with a highlight-reel KO. Here’s how the world weighed in on social media. …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts to Charles Oliveira's UFC 262 title win, teases fight

Conor McGregor appears to be targeting new champ Charles Oliveira after UFC 262.
Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) claimed the vacant lightweight title Saturday when he earned a second-round TKO over …read more

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UFC 262 bonuses: New champ Charles Oliveira tops $75,000 winners

The UFC upped the ante on its post-fight bonuses for UFC 262 on Saturday.
Instead of the typical $50,000 extra checks, UFC president Dana White decided to go with $75,000 bonuses …read more

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UFC 262 results: Charles Oliveira knocks out Michael Chandler in lightweight title victory

Charles Oliveira is a UFC champion. The Brazilian veteran knocked out Michael Chandler in the second round in a fight that had momentum swing like a pendulum.

Oliveira appeared to have …read more

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UFC 262 in Tweets: Fighters react to Charles Oliveira’s comeback knockout, Beneil Dariush’s win

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The UFC has a new lightweight champion. For a second, it looked like it would be Michael Chandler. But then …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts after Charles Oliveira stops Michael Chandler at UFC 262

Former two-division champion Conor McGregor was clearly watching tonight’s UFC 262 main event between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira. Oliveira (31-8 MMA) and Chandler (22-6 MMA) squared off for the …read more

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UFC 262 bonuses: New champ Charles Oliveira banks $75k for Michael Chandler knockout

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In addition to a shiny new belt he held like a baby, Charles Oliveira has another post-fight bonus to add …read more

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Charles Oliveira Rallies to KO Michael Chandler, Claims Vacant Lightweight Title at UFC 262

After 28 Octagon appearances, Charles Oliveira can finally call himself an Ultimate Fighting Championship champion. …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts after Charles Oliveira TKO’s Michael Chandler at UFC 262

Former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier clearly tuned in to watch Michael Chandler take on Charles Oliveira at tonight’s UFC 262 event. Oliveira (31-8 MMA) and Chandler (22-6 MMA) squared …read more

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UFC 262 Bonus Report: Charles Oliveira earns $75k for title-earning finish of Michael Chandler

The Octagon returned to Houston for tonight’s UFC 262 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira. The highly anticipated lightweight title fight proved to be …read more

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Charles Oliveira survives early onslaught, finishes Michael Chandler by knockout to win lightweight title in UFC 262 main event

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After 28 fights and 11 years with the promotion, Charles Oliveira can now call himself a UFC champion.
In one of …read more

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