Tag: Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira says he’s a ‘legend’ after breaking Royce Gracie’s UFC record

MMAFighting.com By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz   Charles Oliveira made history with a submission win over Christos Giagos at UFC Sao Paulo. Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports SAO PAULO, Brazil — Charles Oliveira had a perfect night at UFC Sao Paulo. The 28-year-old lightweight submitted Christos Giagos at the Ibirapuera gymnasium Saturday night, breaking Royce Gracie’s record for most submissions in […]

Charles Oliveira’s goal at UFC Sao Paulo: Break Royce Gracie’s all-time submission record

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz   Charles Oliveira meets Christos Giagos in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Wander Roberto, Inovafoto SAO PAULO, Brazil — Charles Oliveira wants to make history in Sao Paulo. Fighting in his home state for the first time in a decade, taking on Christos Giagos at Saturday’s UFC Sao Paulo event, Oliveira embraces the “incredible” experience that […]

‘Young veteran’ in the UFC, Charles Oliveira still campaigns for return to featherweight

MMAfighting.com By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz  Charles Oliveira took a short-notice fight against Clay Guida at UFC 225, and that’s only possible now that he’s competing at lightweight. Yet, his goal still is to go back to 145 pounds next. “Do Bronx” has asked for another chance to move down to the featherweight division before and after […]