Charles Oliveira showed he’s beatable

Alexander Volkanovski wants to become a two-division UFC champion – and he’s halfway there. Volkanovski (24-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) defends his featherweight title against Max Holloway in the July 2 co-main event at UFC 276 – a highly anticipated rubber match. Volkanovski looks to go 3-0 against Holloway. Should he notch his fourth title defense, … Read more

Can Conor McGregor write a comeback story in the UFC?

One of the most anticipated fights – and the one most often asked about – continues to be Conor McGregor’s next match. McGregor has been adamant that he will return from his broken left leg in 2022. But as the months go by, that seems up in the air. And then there’s the question of … Read more

Dustin Poirier wants change after Charles Oliveira weigh-in

Dustin Poirier thinks athletic commissions need to start using digital scales instead of balance-beam versions. Charles Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) was forced to vacate his lightweight belt after he missed the 155-pound championship mark by half-a-pound before his UFC 274 title fight against Justin Gaethje. Oliveira missed weight on his first and second attempts. … Read more

Coach on how Volkanovski fares vs. two top lightweights

City Kickboxing head coach Eugene Bareman sees Charles Oliveira as a bigger threat to UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski than Islam Makhachev With Volkanovski (24-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) expressing interest in a move back up to 155 pounds, Bareman has broken down what a potential matchup with both former champion Oliveira and Makhachev would look … Read more

Islam Makhachev, Beneil Dariush can finish Charles Oliveira

MIAMI – Ali Abdelaziz thinks either Islam Makhachev or Beneil Dariush should fight Charles Oliveira for the title, because they won’t fight each other next. Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) was slated to face Dariush (21-4-1 MMA, 15-4-1 UFC) in the UFC Fight Night 202 headliner in February, but wound up facing Bobby Green next … Read more

Khabib Nurmagomedov on why Charles Oliveira can’t be compared to him

Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t think Charles Oliveira has done enough to surpass him among the lightweight greats. Although he’s no longer champion due to missing weight before his title fight with Justin Gaethje earlier this month, Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) is coming off three consecutive finishes of Michael Chandler, Dustin Poirier, and … Read more

Joe Rogan thinks ex-champion Charles Oliveira ‘got screwed’ at UFC 274

Joe Rogan sees the controversy in the weight miss that Charles Oliveira his UFC title. Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) was stripped off his lightweight belt when he missed the 155-pound championship mark for his UFC 274 title fight against Justin Gaethje by 0.5 pounds in Phoenix earlier this month. Despite the Arizona commission rules … Read more

Khabib Nurmagomedov says Charles Oliveira is champ, sort of

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives Charles Oliveira a tremendous amount of credit. He even considers Oliveira the current UFC lightweight champion when the promotion does not. With that said, however, there is a big distinction between UFC lightweight champion and undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov explained in a recent interview with ESPN. In his eyes, Oliveira (33-8 … Read more

Islam Makhachev vows to finish Charles Oliveira on ground

With the UFC lightweight championship currently vacant, Islam Makhachev thinks he should be the one to face Charles Oliveira. Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) was stripped of his 155-poundt title after he missed championship weight by a half-pound for his fight against Justin Gaethje earlier this month at UFC 274. Oliveira submitted Gaethje in Round … Read more

Conor McGregor, Charles Oliveira rematch on Michael Chandler’s mind

PHOENIX – Michael Chandler wants nothing but big fights. The former Bellator champion and UFC title challenger already knows what he wants next following his massive knockout win at Saturday’s UFC 274. Chandler (23-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) put Tony Ferguson to sleep in brutal fashion, stopping him with a front kick to the face in … Read more