MMA’s light-weight (up to 70.31kg) Guaruja native and world champion, Charles de Oliveira, aka Charles of the Bronx, defends the category belt for the second time against American Justin Gaethje, former interim champion 2020. Card The main fight of UFC 274 is scheduled for Saturday night (7) in the city of Phoenix, United States.
For the match, the fighter from the Vicente de Carvalho district carried a cartel of 41 fights, of which he won 32 victories (10 knockouts, 19 submissions and three judgements), eight losses (four knockouts, three submissions). and a referee’s decision) and without a consequence. He is the greatest finisher in UFC history.
Charles is undefeated in 10 bouts in the Octagon. His last win was against American Dustin Porrier in December 2021, when he defended the belt for the first time. Challenger Justin holds a record of 25 fights, including 22 wins (19 by knockout), one submission, two judges’ decisions and three losses (two by knockout).
In the 15 fights scheduled for this Saturday’s card, except for the main one between Charles X Justin, another controversy that deserves attention is the rematch between American Rose Namjonas and Carla Esparza, the defending champion in strawweight in 2014. were lost.
The municipal secretary of sport and leisure, a believer in the maintenance of the belt of the representative of Guaruja, Jose Roberto Galvao comments: “Charles is focused, determined and ready to put up another great fight. It is not for nothing that you hold the title.” Have the greatest UFC finisher in the world, an achievement that fills us with pride. Guaruja is the champion for you”, he concluded.
In addition to belt keeper Charles do Bronx, the card will include seven more Brazilian fighters. The matches will start at 6:30 pm.
Middleweight: Andre Fialho vs Cameron VanCamp
Bantamweight: Journey Newson vs. Fernie Garcia
Strawweight: Arian Sorriso vs Lupita Godinez
Flyweight: Claudson Rodrigues vs. CJ Vergara
Flyweight: Tracy Cortez vs. Melissa Gatto
Welterweight: Francisco Massaranduba vs. Danny Roberts
Heavyweight: Blagoy Ivanov vs. Marcos Pezaos
Flyweight: Brandon Royval vs. Matt Schnell
Featherweight: Maisie Chiasson vs Norma Dumont
Welterweight: Randy Brown vs Khaos Williams
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon
Light Heavyweight: Mauricio Shogun vs. Ovins St. prix
Lightweight: Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson
Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza
Lightweight: Charles do Bronx vs Justin Gaethje