” Congrats to Olivera on becoming the 11th UFC lightweight champ. Marvel who Twelve is …,” he wrote on Twitter quickly after the fight was over.
Hes, naturally, using the truth that he hopes it will be him and also plugged Proper No. Twelve if you captured that recommendation.
Charles Oliveira surprised the MMA world when, after plainly losing the preliminary of his fight with Michael Chandler, came from nowhere to TKO the previous Bellator champ just 19 seconds into the second round. The fight was highly controversial to start with as many individuals felt the title ought to have been objected to in between No. 1 and No. 2 ranked Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje, who are both former interim champs. However that was postponed with Poirier turned down the title shot in favor of a trilogy fight with McGregor.
Its most likely that whoever wins because trilogy will get the next chance at the title, so it is possible he might be the next light-weight champ.
However lets not hold our breaths.
Oct 6, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Conor McGregor (blue gloves) before his fight versus Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) throughout UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena. Compulsory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
UFC 262: Pros react to Charles Oliveira finishing Michael Chandler, becoming light-weight champ by Thomas Albano
Conor McGregor responds to Charles Oliveiras stunning win at UFC 262.
We all knew it would not take long for previous UFC lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, voiced his opinion about the brand-new champ of the title he once held. And in typical McGregor fashion, he made it about himself.
Charles Oliveira surprised the MMA world when, after plainly losing the first round of his fight with Michael Chandler, came from no place to TKO the former Bellator champion just 19 seconds into the 2nd round. The fight was highly questionable to begin with as numerous individuals felt the title must have been contested in between No. 1 and No. 2 ranked Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje, who are both former interim champs. That was put on hold with Poirier turned down the title shot in favor of a trilogy fight with McGregor.
UFC 262 took location on Saturday, May 15, 2021, live from the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Follow in addition to FanSided all your live news and highlights.
Congrats to Olivera on becoming the 11th UFC light-weight champion. Marvel who Twelve is …
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 16, 2021