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Charles Oliveira explains freak injury, wants rematch

Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 47 event at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada came to an anti-climactic end, when the main event bout between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira came to a screeching halt just over 90 seconds into the fight. No, neither man was able to score a highlight reel finish. Instead, it was a freak injury to Oliveira that brought the fight...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pre-Existing Neck Injury Behind Charles Oliveira’s TKO Stoppage; Body Went Numb During Fight

Charles Oliveira has revealed that he had a pre-existing neck injury heading into his UFC Fight Night 74 main event fight with Max Holloway last night which ended abruptly when he was left unable to continue after aggravating the injury during a takedown attempt. “I injured my neck in training, but did physical therapy and thought everything was fine,” Oliveira told MMAFighting...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What Caused Charles Oliveira To Stop Fighting Against Max Holloway?

What in the world caused Charles Oliveira (pictured) to stop fighting after just the first exchange with Max Holloway Sunday at UFC Fight Night 74?After being taken directly to the hospital following the first round TKO loss, it was determined Oliveira suffered a micro tear in his esophagus.“It was revealed the Oliveira suffered a micro tear in his esophagus. He is likely to remain...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Injury Update Following UFC Fight Night 74

Doctor’s are still assessing UFC Fight Night 74 headliner Charles Oliveira after he suffered a freak injury while attempting a takedown against Max Holloway last night. The incident happened early in the first round and left Oliveira in distress holding his upper shoulder / neck area before sinking to the canvas resulting in Holloway being awarded a TKO victory.  He spent a worrying...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Saskatoon Results: Max Holloway Wins After Charles Oliveira Injury

A highly-anticipated clash between featherweight contenders Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira ended in anticlimactic fashion Sunday at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, with Holloway winning via first-round TKO in the UFC Fight Night main event when Oliveira couldn’t continue due to injury. The victory was the seventh straight for Waianae, Hawaii’s Holloway, the fifth-ranked contender...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Max Holloway TKO’s Charles Oliveira Due To Freak Shoulder Injury At UFC Fight Night 74

The main event of UFC Fight Night 74 ended in anti-climax fashion tonight in Canada after Charles Oliveira picked up a shoulder injury during a failed takedown attempt early in the first round, resulting in a TKO win for Max Holloway. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Oliveira with a high kick to start, but it comes up short. Holloway to starts to feel out...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Oliveira’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Following a very brief hiatus, the UFC comes storming back with an event this Sunday in Canada. A featherweight affair between up-and-comers Max Holloway (pictured) and Charles Oliveira headlines the gig.Holloway is a -230 odds-on favorite to snap Oliveira’s four-fight winning streak. “Do Bronx,” meanwhile, is nearly a 2-1 underdog to hand Holloway his first defeat in seven...
August 20, 2015  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Submits Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 36 (Video Highlights)

Since finishes in the UFC have been a very rare occurrence of late, just four in the Octagon’s last 24 fights, we thought we’d treat you to the footage of one of them. However, it nearly took Charles Oliveira (pictured) all 15 minutes to submit Andy Ogle on Saturday. Oliveira caught him in a triangle choke at the 2:40 mark in the final frame. The tap out earned Oliveira an extra...
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira vs Andy Ogle added to UFC Fight Night in Brazil

A new fight has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Brazil as featherweight Charles Oliveira takes on former Ultimate Fighter competitor Andy Ogle as both fighters look to bounce back from recent losses. At only 24 years of age, Brazilian Charles Oliveira still has a lot of room to grow in his fight career, but after suffering back-to-back losses to two of the division...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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