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Jeremy Stephens: 'I'm going to decimate Dennis Bermudez'

Jeremy Stephens can look directly at his last two losses and he knows exactly where he went wrong both times. It wasn't a lack of training or conditioning. It wasn't knowing the correct escape from a submission or failing to stuff a takedown. Stephens lost to both Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson because his mind wasn't in the right place and his body reacted. He questioned himself...
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Max Holloway Vs Charles Oliveira To Headline UFC Fight Night 74

A featherweight fight between two always entertaining competitors, Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira, has been announced as the headline attraction at UFC Fight Night 74 in Canada on August 23rd. Holloway is currently in a rich vein of form that’s seen him six wins in a row since a 2013 loss to Conor McGregor, with five of those coming inside the distance by either strikes or submission...
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Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira headlines UFC card in Saskatoon, Canada

The UFC will land in central Canada later this year with a featherweight main event pitting two of the hottest fighters in the division against each other as Max Holloway takes on Charles Oliveira on August 23 from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. UFC officials announced the new card and main event on Monday. Since losing a decision to Conor McGregor in 2013, Holloway has become one of the...
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UFC Fight Night 67: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz (Video Highlights)

Charles Oliveira (pictured) put on quite the showing in front of his Brazilian brethren Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67. He used his knees and elbows to soften a game Nik Lentz up before sealing the deal in the third round. Oliveira jumped on Lentz’ neck with a tight guillotine choke and Lentz was forced to cry uncle. The official stoppage came at the 1:10 mark.The two walked away...
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira, Nik Lentz And Rony Jason Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 67

Following “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves,” UFC president Dana White awarded Nik Lentz and Rony Jason each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. Charles Oliveira (pictured) doubled up by scoring two bonus checks.UFC Fight Night 67 took place inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. Fight of the Night: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz ($50...
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira submits Nik Lentz in frantic fight

Charles Oliveira went to front chokes early and often in his UFC Fight Night co-main event grudge rematch against Nik Lentz, and one finally paid off in the final round. The Brazilian sunk closure in to his years-long feud with Lentz with a guillotine choke from the mount at 1:10 of the third round. The two first met in 2011, with the fight ending in a no contest after an illegal...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Taps Out Nik Lentz In Entertaining UFC Fight Night 67 Battle

Charles Oliveira claimed victory tonight at UFC Fight Night 67 in his rematch with Nik Lentz, but he had to work very hard for it in an action-packed battle that was finally put to bed with a third round guillotine submission. Round One: Both men kick together. Lentz kicks to the body and gets the body lock looking for a takedown. Oliveira defending this against the cage for...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Predictions For Condit Vs. Alves, Other Fights On Card

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another educational edition of the Downes Side. School may be out for summer, but the Nostradamus of MMA is always teaching lessons. Way more interesting than a microeconomics lecture, the UFC is back in Brazil for a Fight Night. Live from the Goiania Arena, the main event features welterweights Thiago “Pitbull” Alves and Carlos...
May 30, 2015  |  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

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...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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