site stats
Monday, May 23, 2022
HomeSportsStripped of UFC title for overweight, Oliveira defeated Gaethje

Stripped of UFC title for overweight, Oliveira defeated Gaethje

Stripped Overweight UFC Champion Charles Oliveira Defeats Justin Gaethje

The Brazilian fighter missed the weigh-in before this fight and was stripped of the UFC lightweight championship belt. Despite Oliveira’s victory, the League title remains vacant

Charles Oliveira (Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Brazilian fighter Charles Oliveira defeated American Justin Gaethje in the main fight of the UFC 274 tournament in Las Vegas and deprived him of the opportunity to win the lightweight title.

The fight ended with the victory of the Brazilian in the first round.

Oliveira won the lightweight championship in May 2021 by defeating American Michael Chandler. He became the first UFC champion at this weight since Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomedov, who retired in October 2020 after defeating Gaethje.

UFC for the first time stripped a fighter of the title of champion for overweight

However, before the fight with the American, Oliveira failed the weigh-in and lost his title, the championship belt being vacated.

Because the 32-year-old Brazilian now has 33 wins and eight losses, one fight was declared invalid.

Gaethje, 33, has 23 wins and four losses.



Source: sportrbc.ru

*The article has been translated based on the content of sportrbc.ru. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!



RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: