WHO TAKES THE CROWN?
"The Diamond" Poirier or “Do Bronx" Oliveira
WHAT A NIGHT!
Who wants it more? Who will impose their will on the other fighter? Will the deciding factor be the championship rounds? All of these questions and many more will be answered on Saturday, December 11, 2021. What an anticipated match-up between Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira vs Dustin “the Diamond” Poirier for the lightweight championship belt.
LET'S LOOK AT THE STATS
Let’s look at our champion Charles Oliveira, he is on an epic 9 winning streak since 2018 n the UFC and he captured the lightweight championship in stellar fashion by knocking out Michael Chandler in the second round. His most recent wins include fighters like Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee, and Jared Gordon.
The challenger is non-other than Dustin Poirier, former lightweight champion, and has fought some of the best-ranked fighters in the UFC. This includes wins over Conor McGregor , Max Holloway, and Justin Gaethje.
WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?
This fight will be a very strategic fight for both fighters. Their records combine add up to 50 pro fights. Charles and Poirier’s record includes victories and loses, highs and lows. Charles Oliveira has to do what he does best and come in with sharp, precise combinations in his striking. If the opportunity presents itself to submit he must follow his instinct to submit. Dustin Poirier must come in and impose his strength, change levels to keep the champion guessing. When he sees the opportunity to pressure the champ to the cage and unleash his strikes, he must take advantage at that moment.
Charles Oliveira, the lion of lions has the advantage of being the most active with top contenders in the last 3 years. Charles has risen to the challenges and has earned his championship belt. No questions asked. Fighters underestimate his striking ability and his power in the pocket. Charles with the KO wins in the second round!
UFC 269 FIGHT CARD
Saturday, December 11
T-mobile Arena, Las Vegas