29 Facts About Charles Oliveira

1. Charles Oliveira has earned 12 of his 13 UFC victories by submission.

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2. Charles Oliveira has earned 11 fight-night bonuses during his UFC career.

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3. Charles Oliveira is one of two fighters in UFC history to earn a calf-slicer submission victory.

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4. Charles Oliveira is one of two fighters in UFC history to earn submission victories with six different techniques.

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5. Charles Oliveira has earned 10 of his 11 UFC victories by submission.

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6. Charles Oliveira lands 55.3 percent of his significant strike attempts in UFC welterweight competition, the best rate in divisional history.

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7. Charles Oliveira has earned 15 of his 18 career victories by stoppage.

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8. Charles Oliveira wasted no time getting the fight to the mat, and he smoothly took Miller's back.

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9. Charles Oliveira faced Jim Miller in a rematch on December 15, 2018 at UFC on Fox 31.

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10. Charles Oliveira won the fight via submission in the second round.

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11. Charles Oliveira lost the fight via TKO in the second round after Felder landed multiple elbows while in Oliveira's guard.

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12. Charles Oliveira was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus.

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13. Charles Oliveira faced Will Brooks in a lightweight bout on April 8, 2017 at UFC 210.

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14. At the event weigh in, Charles Oliveira came in over the 146 pound featherweight limit at 150 pounds.

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15. Charles Oliveira was expected to face Nik Lentz in a rematch on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50.

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16. Charles Oliveira won the fight via submission and became the first man to finish Hioki.

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17. Charles Oliveira won the fight via triangle choke submission in the third round.

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18. Charles Oliveira was expected to face Estevan Payan on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166.

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19. Charles Oliveira faced Frankie Edgar on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162, he lost via unanimous decision.

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20. Charles Oliveira used his speed to outstrike Brookins and won the fight via second round anaconda choke.

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21. Charles Oliveira lost the fight via TKO at 3:01 of the first round.

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22. Charles Oliveira was expected to face Joe Lauzon on November 19, 2011 at UFC 138.

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23. Charles Oliveira was awarded the Submission of the Night award for his second successive UFC appearance.

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24. Charles Oliveira went on to defeat Escudero in the third round via standing rear-naked choke.

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25. Charles Oliveira was taken down early by Elkins, but quickly attempted a triangle choke, before transitioning to an armbar, forcing the tapout.

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26. Charles Oliveira defeated Elkins via submission after 41 seconds of the first round.

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27. In January 2010, Charles Oliveira was named as the third best Brazilian prospect to watch in 2010, according to Sherdog.

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28. In March 2008, Charles Oliveira made his professional debut at the Predador FC 9—Welterweight Grand Prix event.

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29. Charles Oliveira was born in Guaruja, Sao Paulo, Brazil and began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of 12, winning his first major title as a white belt in 2003.

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