Charles Oliveira Scouting Report

Charles Oliveira Scouting Report

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Charles Oliveira Scouting Report

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 28: Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after winning the UFC Featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira of Brazil and Hatsu Hioki of Japan on June 28, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

 

Charles Oliveira Scouting Report

Vitals

5’10” 155 lbs (Lightweight)
74″ reach, Orthodox
October 17, 1989

Record

31-8, 1 NC (UFC: 19-8, 1 NC)

Current Streak

9 straight wins

Training

Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

UFC Lightweight Champion – 2021-present

 

Strengths

– huge reach
– young but experienced
– has been competing in the UFC since 2010
– finishes fights
– submission wiz – vast majority of wins come via tap-out
– very good MMA wrestlers
– very active looking for submissions during a fight
– solid gas tank
– accurate striker
– showed KO power recently
– on a super hot streak
– seems to be getting better each time out

 

Weaknesses

– can be knocked out
– not much of a striker & no real knockout power
– poor striking defense
– almost gets hit as often as he strikes his opponent
– horrible takedown accuracy
– used to fight at featherweight
– has been accused of quitting when going has gotten tough in the past


Synopsis

Do Bronx completed his improbable climb to the top of the UFC mountain.

 

 

 

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