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CHARLES OLIVEIRA RUMORS

UFC considering booking Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz once again

UFC featherweights Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira may end up holding some unofficial record for owning the longest-running rivalry with the least amount of actual cage time spent together. The two were first matched up in June, 2011, and met in the ring until the fight ended prematurely and in an unfortunate no contest when Oliveira hit Lentz with an illegal knee strike after dominating...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

‘The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale’ Salaries Released

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the athletes who competed in last Friday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event. Featherweight Charles Oliveira (pictured) was the card’s highest earner with $54,000 ($27k came via win bonus) for beating Jeremy Stephens in the co-main event. However, 10 percent of Oliveira’s show money ($2...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira puts on ground clinic to earn decision win over Jeremy Stephens

Charles Oliveira threw every submission in his arsenal at Jeremy Stephens, but ultimately had to settle for a unanimous decision win in the co-main event at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. On Thursday, Oliveira hit the scale and weighed in at 146.5-pounds -- a pound and a half over the featherweight limit.  Oliveira has struggled several times to make the cut to featherweight so he...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Defeats Jeremy Stephens By Decision At TUF 20 Finale

Charles Oliveira’s gameplan against Jeremy Stephens at the TUF 20 Finale tonight was clear right from the start – get his opponent down to the mat and try to submit him at all costs. In the end Stephens did very well to gut out some potential fight-ending submission attempts, but Oliveira’s BJJ dominance deservedly earns him a win on the scorecards. Round One: Oliveira in...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Stephens: Charles Oliveira has a weak chin and he's mentally weak

When Jeremy Stephens got the call to face Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night back in June, he was excited for the opportunity, especially considering what a win would have done for his career. At the time, Stephens was undefeated in the featherweight division and making a push up the rankings. A victory over Swanson, who was on a five fight win streak at the time, would have propelled...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Stephens Vs Charles Oliveira To Co-Main Event TUF 20 Finale

A featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will serve as the co-main event on the TUF 20 Finale fight card on December 12th in Las Vegas. Stephens is coming off a decision loss to the current No.2 ranked Cub Swanson which brought an end to the three-fight unbeaten run he’d been enjoying since moving down to 145lbs last year. He’s still ranked No.10 in...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Stephens Co-Headlines TUF 20 Finale

On Tuesday, a thrilling lightweight shootout between Charles Oliveira (pictured) and Jeremy Stephens was announced as the co-featured attraction for “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale.” The “UFC Minute” reported the scrap. The December 12 event takes place inside Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Oliveira has rattled off two consecutive victories. “Do Bronx” was...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Submits Hatsu Hioki At UFC Fight Night 43

Charles Oliveira emerged victorious against Hatsu Hioki in a terrific battle of wits on the ground at UFC Fight Night 43, forcing the tap-out late in the second round thanks to an anaconda choke. Round One Punch for Hioki and a knee for Oliviera to start. Oliveira goes for an early takedown, but can’t quite get him down. Hioki leaps up thinking about a flying triangle attempt...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Submits Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 36 (Video Highlights)

Since finishes in the UFC have been a very rare occurrence of late, just four in the Octagon’s last 24 fights, we thought we’d treat you to the footage of one of them. However, it nearly took Charles Oliveira (pictured) all 15 minutes to submit Andy Ogle on Saturday. Oliveira caught him in a triangle choke at the 2:40 mark in the final frame. The tap out earned Oliveira an extra...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliviera Submits Andy Ogle At UFC Fight Night 36

After a UFC Fight Night 36 preliminary card filled with decisions, Charles Oliveira gave the Brazilian fans something to cheer about with a third round triangle choke victory to start of the main card, though all credit to Andy Ogle for making him work hard for it. Round One: Ogle starts brightly with a series of punches and then tries, but fails to initiate the clinch. Oliviera...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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