Charles Oliveira is the new UFC lightweight king as he knocks out Michael Chandler following the UFC 262 main event. Here’s What you need to know.
Charles Oliveira gave Michael Chandler a soupçon of his own chocolate, the Brazilian considered one of the best at submitting his opponents, eventually knocking out the American in the second round of the UFC 262 main event fight to become the new UFC lightweight champion.
Chandler after being knocked out: “In a year I’ll have that belt “After succumbing to the power of the Carioca, Chandler showed his respect for the new champion but assured that he will improve to get another title shot:
“I think we saw one of the toughest guys on the planet come back from some adversity. Charles Oliveira is the real deal, don’t take anything away from him. I’ll be back, I promise you I’m going to win that UFC belt in the next 12 months,” he said.
Oliveira after winning the title: “Dana believe me, I’m the best “Charles Oliviera became the new lightweight champion. After the resounding knockout victory he sent a strong message: “I came here as a kid and now I’m very different. I’m the best in the division, Dana believe me I am. I am proving to everyone that I am the lion of lions”.
Round 1 | THE BATTLE FOR THE LIGHTWEIGHTWEIGHT TITLE HAS BEGUN! Who will be the new king?
1st round | Good low kick from Olivera that surprises Chandler who goes to the canvas.
Round 1 | Iron strikes back with a series of punches and then looks for the guillotine but the Brazilian responds and now dominates Chandler.
Round 1 – UFFFFFFFF! Chandler moves Oliviera with a powerful right hand combination. He moved beautifully to Do Bronx who is being punished. There is blood on the Brazilian’s face.
Round 2 – SURPRISE! Oliveira comes out all guns blazing and annihilates Chandler in a flurry. Barbaric knockout over Chandler who didn’t even know who hit him.
Round 2 | With a nice hook to the button, Oliveira rocked Michael who ended up defeating him with a TKO.