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I will shock the world: Charles Oliviera on fight with Islam Makhachev

LockerRoom Team
13 October 2022

Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is planning to shock the world when he fights Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi.

The Brazilian revealed the same during his recent interview with ESPN and noted that opinions are subjective. Oliveira said that his experience will come into play during the fight and that he will change the opinion that people has about him.

“I’m going to shock the world yet again… Well, opinions are subjective and some people believe that I would be a potential winner, he would be a potential winner. But I’m gonna show that my history, my background, the number of fights I’ve had, my contenders, these will come to show on that very night. In this sense, I’ll shock the world because people will change their opinion about this,” Oliveira said in the interview (H/T BJ

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Oliveira will be going into the fight on the back of an impressive winning streak and he will be looking to continue the same when he fights Islam.

Khabib predicts that Islam will roll over Oliveira

Elsewhere, former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov noted that Islam Makhachev could roll over Charles Oliveira. Khabib said the same in a recent interview where he said that Makhachev has better skillset than Oliveira.

The Eagle also said that Islam is at his physical peak at the moment which would be a major factor during the fight.

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Just like Oliveira, Makhachev is currently on a winning streak and has only lost once in his professional MMA career. His only loss came against Adriano Martins in the UFC as he was knocked out in the fight. Makhachev has not a single fight ever since.

What do you think will happen when Oliveira fights Makhachev at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi? Let us know your predictions below.


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