Tag: Charles Oliveira

After ‘Anderson Silva’s elbow’ and another submission win, Charles Oliveira wants Kevin Lee

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz MMAfighting.com FORTALEZA, Brazil — Charles Oliveira is on fire, and he wants another tough opponent inside the Octagon. The jiu-jitsu specialist scored another submission victory Saturday night at UFC Fortaleza, tapping David Teymur with an anaconda choke at the Centro de Formação Olímpica in Fortaleza, Brazil, but the finish came after an […]

David Teymur suffers broken orbital bone in UFC Fortaleza loss to Charles Oliveira

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz MMAfighting.com Charles Oliveira did some damage on David Teymur in Brazil. “do Bronx” and Teymur put on one of the best fights of the night at UFC Fortaleza on Saturday night in Brazil, with Oliveira extending his record for most submissions in UFC history with a second-round anaconda choke — and […]

UFC Fortaleza bonuses: Oliveira chokes out Teymur for POTN honors

By Stephie Haynes@CrooklynMMA Bloodyelbow.com The Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil was home to a fantastic night of fights, marking the second ESPN+ event of the year. The card saw four (T)KOs, four submissions, five decisions, including four split-decisions. RELATED UFC on ESPN+ 2 ‘Assuncao Vs. Moraes 2’ […]

Charles Oliveira would like a top-5 opponent next if he beats David Teymur at UFC Fortaleza

By Lucas Rezende@rezenluc Bloodyelbow.com Submission specialist Charles Oliveira would welcome a better challenge should he defeat rising prospect David Teymur at UFC Fortaleza. Currently on a three-fight winning streak, the Brazilian told Combate he would never turn down a fight, but thinks he has done enough to warrant a top-5 challenge next. RELATED […]

Charles Oliveira open to fighting ‘four or five times, or even more’ in 2019

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz MMAfighting.com FORTALEZA, Brazil — Charles Oliveira is hungry for more. The Brazilian lightweight made history in 2018, breaking — and then extending — the record for most submission wins in UFC history after finishing Clay Guida, Christos Giagos and Jim Miller in a span of six months. In 2019, he doesn’t rule out attempting to […]