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Charles Oliveira early test results show no major damage to neck, chest or throat

Charles Oliveira had his night cut short on Sunday when he fell down in agonizing pain just over a minute into the first round of his main event bout against Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night in Canada. Hours after the event ended, reports surfaced that Oliveira had suffered a micro-tear of his esophagus, which can be a life threatening affliction if not treated immediately. It appears...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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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

Max Holloway Gets Anticlimactic Win Over Charles Oliveira (Video Highlights)

A win is a win, and that’s all Max Holloway (pictured) needs to remember. Sure, it wasn’t the definitive victory that the 23-year-old was hoping for to shoot him up to UFC featherweight title contention, but it’s not his fault Charles Oliveira suffered an awkward neck injury that forced the bout to be called after the very first exchange.Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 74 main event...
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...
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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 wins after Charles Oliveira injures shoulder in main event

One of the most eagerly anticipated fights for hardcore MMA fights fans ended prematurely and in anti-climactic fashion Sunday in Saskatoon when Charles Oliveira injured his left shoulder just 1:39 into the first round of his main event contest against Max Holloway, giving the young Hawaiian his seventh win in as many fights. After a bit of feints and mostly blocked punches and kicks...
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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...
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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

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