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‘The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale’ Salaries Released

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the athletes who competed in last Friday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event. Featherweight Charles Oliveira (pictured) was the card’s highest earner with $54,000 ($27k came via win bonus) for beating Jeremy Stephens in the co-main event. However, 10 percent of Oliveira’s show money ($2...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF 20 Finale Salaries

Co-main event fighter Charles Oliveira was the top earner at Friday night’s TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas with a $54,000 basic salary. The UFC’s newly crowned strawweight champion Carla Esparza was next with $50,000, with Jeremy Stephens following her with $40,000. The majority of the TUF 20 cast were paid a standard $8,000 to show / $8,000 to win, though defeated finalist...
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TUF 20 Finale salaries: Charles Oliveira tops the list with $54,000

An inaugural UFC champion was crowned this past Friday as former Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas to become the TUF 20 winner and UFC strawweight champion. Even with the outstanding achievement, the UFC debutant did not earn the highest base salary on the Las Vegas fight card; although she did go home with an additional $50k thanks in part to her “Performance...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira puts on ground clinic to earn decision win over Jeremy Stephens

Charles Oliveira threw every submission in his arsenal at Jeremy Stephens, but ultimately had to settle for a unanimous decision win in the co-main event at The Ultimate Fighter Finale. On Thursday, Oliveira hit the scale and weighed in at 146.5-pounds -- a pound and a half over the featherweight limit.  Oliveira has struggled several times to make the cut to featherweight so he...
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8 days ago  |  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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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Stephens: Charles Oliveira has a weak chin and he's mentally weak

When Jeremy Stephens got the call to face Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night back in June, he was excited for the opportunity, especially considering what a win would have done for his career. At the time, Stephens was undefeated in the featherweight division and making a push up the rankings. A victory over Swanson, who was on a five fight win streak at the time, would have propelled...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Stephens Vs Charles Oliveira To Co-Main Event TUF 20 Finale

A featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will serve as the co-main event on the TUF 20 Finale fight card on December 12th in Las Vegas. Stephens is coming off a decision loss to the current No.2 ranked Cub Swanson which brought an end to the three-fight unbeaten run he’d been enjoying since moving down to 145lbs last year. He’s still ranked No.10 in...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Stephens Co-Headlines TUF 20 Finale

On Tuesday, a thrilling lightweight shootout between Charles Oliveira (pictured) and Jeremy Stephens was announced as the co-featured attraction for “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale.” The “UFC Minute” reported the scrap. The December 12 event takes place inside Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Oliveira has rattled off two consecutive victories. “Do Bronx” was...
September 30, 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

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

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