Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee in UFC Brasilia main event!

With seven wins in a row, Charles Oliveira is proving to be a promising start in the lightweight division. Let’s catch the full recap of his recent fight at UFC Brasilia main event last weekend below!

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Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee in UFC Brasilia main event!

Last weekend, the UFC Brasilia has taken place without any audience due to the ongoing coronavirus. Without a doubt, this was perhaps one of the oddest events in the promotion history. For the main event, Kevin Lee was set to take on Charles Oliveira, both are the top end of the UFC lightweight card. As many have expected, the winner of this clash will put himself closer to a title shot contention list. 

Lee is a highly-rated name in the rack, but he has fallen short many times. Meanwhile, despite starting off his career quite carelessly, ‘do Bronx’ is now surprisingly good. So far, he has packed a total record of seven wins in a row, putting him on a road to become a legit contender in the division. Furthermore, his previous wins were either knockout or submission; both of which makes his streak even more impressive. 

During their match, Oliveira has delivered an amazing performance when he caught Lee in a nasty guillotine choke in 28 seconds in the last round. If there was a crowd, we’re sure he would have received a standing ovation for this move. On the other hand, Oliveira has another lightweight title fight set next month. If he wins, this could perhaps help catch the attention of big names like Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Tony Ferguson and Khabib, I’ll be sitting there, the first row. There’s no way to deny it, I’m one of the best in the world. I’m ready. The belt’s going to be mine.”

A bright future ahead

With a history of being a top prospect at featherweight, Oliveira is doing a great job at 155 pounds. While we still have some doubts on his next clash with the winner of Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson, it looks like the day Oliveira’s name will appear on the top five ranked opponent is closer than ever.