UFC Champ Charles Oliveira Tags Fast and Furious Star Vin Diesel After Buying a Classic Muscle Car

Published 08/21/2021, 11:23 AM EDT
ROCHESTER, NY – MAY 18: Charles Oliveira stands in the octagon during a lightweight bout against Nik Lentz at Blue Cross Arena on May 18, 2019 in Rochester, New York. Oliveira defeats Lentz in the second-round by TKO. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)


Charles Oliveira is one of the best fighters to be a part of the UFC. ‘Do Bronx’ is the UFC lightweight champion and is often considered one of the greatest submission artists in MMA history. Oliveira is one of the most hardworking fighters in UFC history and won his first title after spending more than a decade in the UFC.

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Oliveira has so far competed in 40 professional MMA fights and has a record 0f (31-8-1). In his last fight, Oliveira defeated Michael Chandler to win the lightweight title at UFC 262. Ever since that victory, Oliveira’s life has changed for the better and people have finally started seeing him for the fighter he is.

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Recently, Oliveira took to Twitter to share a snippet of his new car. We can see the UFC champion in his new 1969 Dodge Charger. This care became really famous after Hollywood superstar Vin diesel drove it in various parts of the Fast and Furious franchise.

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Therefore, it came as no surprise that the UFC champion tagged Diesel in his tweet. Vin Diesel has been the main lead for the Fast and the Furious films which have, till now, had 9 parts. The Fast and Furious film franchise is one of the highest-earning movie franchises in the world. We recently saw Diesel driving this beautiful car in the latest edition of the Fast Franchise.

What next for Charles Oliveira?

Ever since Charles Oliveira became the UFC lightweight champion, there has been much speculation as to who the fighter will face next. However, Dustin Poirier seems the most likely to challenge Oliveira for the title next. Although one can also think of Justin Gaethje as a potential next opponent for the champion.

Whoever faces Oliveira next will surely have a tough time against ‘Do Bronx’ as the champion is riding high on a 9 fight win streak. Who do you think Charles Oliveira will defend his UFC title against? Let us know in the comments.

 

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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