• Fight Date: Sat, May 7, 2022

On Saturday, May 7 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, USA Charles «Do Bronx» Oliveira will meet Justin «The Highlight» Gaethje for vacant UFC title in a 5-round lightweight bout.

Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

Charles Oliveira
Charles Oliveira
Do Bronx
Justin Gaethje
Justin Gaethje
The Highlight
Country BrazilBrazil
Guaruja, Sao Paulo, Brazil
USAUSA
Safford, Arizona, USA
Age 32 years 33 years
Pro 14 years 10 years
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Reach 74″ (188 cm) 70″ (178 cm)
Division lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 32 - 8 - 0
(9 KOs)
23 - 3 - 0
(19 KOs)
KOs 28% 82%
Inactive 147 days 182 days
Advant.
Charles Oliveira won by submission (rear naked choke) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Charles Oliveira versus Justin Gaethje?

  • To Be Announced

Oliveira vs. Gaethje Full Fight Highlights

Oliveira vs. Gaethje Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, May 7?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
lightweight (155 lbs)Charles OliveiraJustin GaethjeFor vacant UFC tit.
strawweight (115 lbs)Rose NamajunasCarla EsparzaFor UFC Women tit.
lightweight (155 lbs)Michael ChandlerTony Ferguson
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Ovince St. PreuxMaurício Rua
lightweight (155 lbs)Donald CerroneJoe Lauzon
welterweight (170 lbs)Andre FialhoCameron VanCamp
welterweight (170 lbs)Randy BrownKhaos Williams
featherweight (145 lbs)Macy ChiassonNorma Dumont
flyweight (125 lbs)Brandon RoyvalMatt Schnell
heavyweight (265 lbs)Blagoy IvanovMarcos Rogério de Lima
welterweight (170 lbs)Francisco TrinaldoDanny Roberts
flyweight (125 lbs)Tracy CortezMelissa Gatto
flyweight (125 lbs)Kleydson RodriguesC.J. Vergara
strawweight (115 lbs)Lupita GodinezAriane Carnelossi
bantamweight (135 lbs)Journey NewsonFernie Garcia
Charles «Do Bronx» Oliveira

Charles «Do Bronx» Oliveira

Charles Oliveira is a Brazilian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Oliveira has been performing for 14 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Charles Oliveira took place on December 11, 2021 against Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier.
Oliveira won by submission (rear naked choke).

Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier 

Charles Oliveira's last fight

First world title

On May 15, 2021 Charles Oliveira became the UFC lightweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

And the new...

UFC World champion Charles Oliveira

UFC World champion Charles Oliveira

MMA record

  • Total fights: 41
  • Wins: 32
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by subm: 20
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 8
  • Losses by KO: 4
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0
  • No contests: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Charles Oliveira have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-06-10 Beneil Dariush Win
TKO (Punches)
2022-10-22 Islam Makhachev Loss
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2022-05-07 Justin Gaethje Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-12-11 Dustin Poirier Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-05-15 Michael Chandler Win
TKO (Punches)
2020-12-12 Tony Ferguson Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-03-14 Kevin Lee Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2019-11-16 Jared Gordon Win
KO (Punches)
2019-05-18 Nik Lentz Win
TKO (Punches)
2019-02-02 David Teymur Win
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2018-12-15 Jim Miller Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2018-09-22 Christos Giagos Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2018-06-09 Clay Guida Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2017-12-02 Paul Felder Loss
TKO (Elbows)
2017-04-08 Will Brooks Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-11-05 Ricardo Lamas Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-08-27 Anthony Pettis Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2015-12-19 Myles Jury Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2015-08-23 Max Holloway Loss
TKO (Esophagus Injury)
2015-05-30 Nik Lentz Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2014-12-12 Jeremy Stephens Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-06-28 Hatsu Hioki Win
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2014-02-15 Andy Ogle Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2013-07-06 Frankie Edgar Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-09-22 Cub Swanson Loss
KO (Punch)
2012-06-01 Jonathan Brookins Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2012-01-28 Eric Wisely Win
Submission (Calf Slicer)
2011-08-14 Donald Cerrone Loss
TKO (Punches)
2011-06-26 Nik Lentz No contest
No Contest (Illegal Knee)
2010-12-11 Jim Miller Loss
Submission (Kneebar)
2010-09-15 Efrain Escudero Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2010-08-01 Darren Elkins Win
Submission (Armbar)
2010-02-14 Diego Battaglia Win
KO (Slam)
2010-02-14 Rosenildo Rocha Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2009-09-26 Eduardo Pachu Win
Decision (Split)
2009-09-18 Alexandre Bezerra Win
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2009-04-17 Dom Stanco Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2009-03-21 Carlos Soares Win
Submission (Triangle Armbar)
2008-12-29 Elieni Silva Win
TKO (Knee and Punches)
2008-12-29 Daniel Fernandes Win
KO
2008-12-13 Mehdi Baghdad Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-03-15 Diego Braga Alves Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-03-15 Viscardi Andrade Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-03-15 Jackson Pontes Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)

All Charles Oliveira's losses

Who all beat Charles Oliveira?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-10-22 Islam Makhachev Loss
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2017-12-02 Paul Felder Loss
TKO (Elbows)
2016-11-05 Ricardo Lamas Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-08-27 Anthony Pettis Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2015-08-23 Max Holloway Loss
TKO (Esophagus Injury)
2013-07-06 Frankie Edgar Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-09-22 Cub Swanson Loss
KO (Punch)
2011-08-14 Donald Cerrone Loss
TKO (Punches)
2010-12-11 Jim Miller Loss
Submission (Kneebar)

Charles «Do Bronx» Oliveira Highlights

Justin «The Highlight» Gaethje

Justin «The Highlight» Gaethje

Justin Gaethje is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Gaethje has been performing for 10 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Justin Gaethje took place on November 6, 2021 against Michael ChandlerMichael Chandler.
Gaethje won by unanimous decision (UD).

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler 

Justin Gaethje's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 26
  • Wins: 23
  • Wins by KO: 19
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Justin Gaethje have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-07-29 Dustin Poirier Win
KO (Head Kick)
2023-03-18 Rafael Fiziev Win
Decision (Majority)
2022-05-07 Charles Oliveira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-11-06 Michael Chandler Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-10-24 Khabib Nurmagomedov Loss
Technical Submission (Triangle Choke)
2020-05-09 Tony Ferguson Win
TKO (Punch)
2019-09-14 Donald Cerrone Win
TKO (Punches)
2019-03-30 Edson Barboza Win
KO (Punch)
2018-08-25 James Vick Win
KO (Punches)
2018-04-14 Dustin Poirier Loss
TKO (Punches)
2017-12-02 Eddie Alvarez Loss
KO (Knee)
2017-07-07 Michael Johnson Win
TKO (Punches and Knees)
2016-12-31 Luiz Firmino Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2016-03-12 Brian Foster Win
TKO (Leg Kicks)
2015-09-18 Luis Palomino Win
TKO (Punches)
2015-03-28 Luis Palomino Win
TKO (Leg Kicks and Punches)
2014-11-15 Melvin Guillard Win
Decision (Split)
2014-07-05 Nick Newell Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-01-18 Richard Patishnock Win
TKO (Punches and Elbows)
2013-10-26 Dan Lauzon Win
KO (Punches)
2013-06-14 Brian Cobb Win
TKO (Leg Kicks)
2013-03-23 Gesias Cavalcante Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2012-11-16 Adrian Valdez Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-10-20 Drew Fickett Win
KO (Punch)
2012-09-29 Sam Young Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2012-06-02 Marcus Edwards Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-12-17 Donnie Bell Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-10-01 Joe Kelso Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-08-20 Kevin Croom Win
KO (Slam)

All Justin Gaethje's losses

Who all beat Justin Gaethje?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-05-07 Charles Oliveira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2020-10-24 Khabib Nurmagomedov Loss
Technical Submission (Triangle Choke)
2018-04-14 Dustin Poirier Loss
TKO (Punches)
2017-12-02 Eddie Alvarez Loss
KO (Knee)

Justin «The Highlight» Gaethje Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Oliveira to win: 1/3
  • Underdog
    Gaethje to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 22/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Oliveira or Gaethje?

Oliveira and Gaethje are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Charles Oliveira will win by submission.

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