WOW! Charles Oliveira Looks Buffed Up Ahead of Title Fight Against Dustin Poirier

Published 09/04/2021, 4:15 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 11: Charles Oliveira of Brazil poses on the scale during the UFC 256 weigh-in at UFC APEX on December 11, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Charles Oliveira is a true MMA veteran and is one of the best fighters in the UFC. Oliveira has been an incredible fighter and has been professionally competing since 2008. Currently, the fighter has an incredible MMA record of (31-8-1) and is the UFC lightweight champion.

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In his last fight, Oliveira faced Michael Chandler for the UFC lightweight title and defeated him via a 2nd round TKO. With that victory, Oliveira also broke the UFC record for most finishes (17). Apart from this, ‘Do Bronx’ also holds the record for most submission wins in UFC history (14). However, despite all his achievements and amazing UFC performances throughout the year, it took Oliveira 28 fights to win the UFC title.

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Now Oliveira is set to defend his UFC title against Dustin Poirier later this year. Many believe that Poirier is the favorite going into that fight. However, one can never underestimate the UFC champion. As Oliveria looks really well prepared and is in the best shape of his life.

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Recently, the fighter put out a picture on social media that showed his incredible physique. Oliviera has been training very hard since becoming champion and is confident of defending his title. And after seeing Oliveira’s impressive physique, one can sense how much training ‘Do Bronx’ must be doing.

What to expect from the fight between Dustin Poirier and Charles Oliveira?

Charles Oliveira is currently riding high on a 9 fight win streak and last lost a fight around 4 years ago. During that time, the fighter has defeated fighters like Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson, and Michael Chandler. Therefore, based on form, one can expect Oliveira to perform admirably and defeat Poirier.

Poirier, on the other hand, will also come into the fight with great confidence. ‘The Diamond’ has had a great year so far as he defeated Conor McGregor twice at the UFC 257 and UFC 264 event. Therefore, now Poirier will look to end 2021 with a bang and win the UFC title.

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Who do you think will win this epic lightweight clash? 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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