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Should Charles Oliveira Move up to Welterweight and Fight Colby Covington? Do Bronx Answers

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Charles Oliveira, the former UFC lightweight champion, has expressed interest in moving up to the welterweight division. In response to Colby Covington’s recent callout, Oliveira stated that he is open to the idea of facing the former interim UFC welterweight champion.

Colby Covington’s Challenge

Colby Covington, known for his brash personality, has challenged Oliveira to “walk the walk” and move up to welterweight for a potential fight.

Charles Oliveira dropped a split decision to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 300, narrowly missing out on a title shot. Despite the setback, he remains open to new challenges. When asked about the possibility of moving up in weight, Oliveira said, “About legacy, about history, about values, we have to sit down. If it makes sense, if it’s something good for me, why not?”

Both fighters have their eyes on each other, and fans are intrigued by the potential clash between Oliveira’s submission skills and Covington’s relentless pressure. As the welterweight division heats up, this matchup could be a defining moment for both fighters.

Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira’s Journey

Charles Oliveira, born on October 17, 1989, in São Paulo, Brazil, has had a remarkable journey in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Let’s delve into the key moments that define his career:

Oliveira made his professional MMA debut in 2008 at the age of 19. Known for his aggressive style and submission prowess, he quickly gained attention in regional promotions. Oliveira signed with the UFC in 2010.

His first fight in the promotion was against Darren Elkins, which he won via submission (armbar) in the first round. Oliveira holds the record for the most submission victories in UFC history. His grappling skills have been a defining aspect of his career, with notable wins over opponents like Jim Miller, Kevin Lee, and Tony Ferguson.

Oliveira’s journey from humble beginnings to UFC gold exemplifies resilience and determination.His willingness to move up to welterweight and potentially face Colby Covington shows his hunger for new challenges.

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