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Beneil Dariush favors Islam Makhachev over Charles Oliveira by a hair: ‘It’s not that simple of an equation’

Beneil Dariush may have missed his opportunity to face Islam Makhachev ... at least in a non-title bout. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight title is officially up for grabs after uncrowned kingpin, Charles Oliveira, missed weight by a half-pound ahead of his recent outing against Justin Gaethje. Despite the pre-fight drama, Oliveira handled his business as he has been for his past 11 fights, finishing Gaethje in roughly three minutes via first round rear-naked choke submission (watch highlights).

Charles Oliveira: McGregor Ran, Knows I’d Be A Problem For Him

Charles Oliveira believes Conor McGregor is backtracking on his call outs towards the Brazilian submission artist, as the Irishman knows he’d be a problem inside the Octagon. Oliveira recently spoke to Canal Encarada to discuss a potential fight with McGregor while addressing his past call outs. McGregor has expressed...

Gilbert Burns Backs Charles Oliveira To Defeat Islam Makhachev & Khabib: “Right Now, Unbeatable!”

Gilbert Burns has backed Charles Oliveira to win over Islam Makhachev in a potential fight next. At UFC 274, Oliveira beat out Justin Gaethje with a first-round finish to extend his dominant reign at the top. Although he may not be the current UFC lightweight champion, there are few doubts that he is the best in the division. Given the vacant status of the gold at 155-lbs, Islam Makhachev has emerged as the frontrunner to challenge Oliveira for his claim to the strap.

Demian Maia Wants 1 More Fight, Backs Charles Oliveira To Be “Toughest Test For Khabib”

Demian Maia is hoping to have one more outing in the cage but only under the UFC. Maia believes that Charles Oliveira would be the toughest challenge for Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC veteran Demian Maia has been enjoying life outside of competition, at least in mixed martial arts. Recently, Maia made a return back to his roots in Brazilian jiu-jitsu to take on Alex Oliveira at BJJ Stars 8. Although Maia came out on top, the speculation over his future loomed bigger than ever.

Gilbert Burns explains why he would put all of his money on Charles Oliveira to beat Islam Makhachev

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has explained why he believes Charles Oliveira has what it takes to defeat Islam Makhachev. While he may only just be coming off of the win over Justin Gaethje, all eyes are on Charles Oliveira to see what his next move is going to be. The latest we’ve heard is that he’ll take some time off before facing the winner of Islam Makhachev vs Beneil Dariush later this year, a contest that has been in the works for a long time now and was initially supposed to go down a few months back.