September 29, 2022

The light-weight title stays vacant after former champion Charles Oliveira shortly choked out Justin Gaethje within the UFC 274 principal occasion in Phoenix, Arizona.

‘Do Bronx’, who misplaced his 155lb title on the size after failing to make championship weight, proved he’s nonetheless the very best within the division when he survived some early adversity to submit Gaethje in slightly greater than three minutes.

Gaethje had his moments earlier than being submitted at UFC 274

‘The Spotlight’ dropped Oliveira twice early however the Brazilian appeared unfazed and continued to throw massive photographs, hurting his opponent on a number of events.

When the battle went to the ground it was all Oliveira, who in the end locked up a rear-naked choke that compelled the previous interim light-weight champion to faucet out.

The submission specialist was fired up throughout his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan and referred to as for a battle with UFC celebrity Conor McGregor.

“Dana White, you’ll be able to put anybody in entrance of me. I’m not going to decide on. Hey, Conor McGregor. Are you developing? Or are you going to run away?

Oliveira was fired up after his quick win at UFC 274

Oliveira was fired up after his fast win at UFC 274

The UFC 274 principal occasion took an attention-grabbing activate Friday when Oliveira was stripped of his light-weight world title after lacking weight forward of his extremely anticipated battle with Gaethje.

On the weigh-in, ‘The Spotlight’ weighed in and not using a hitch, coming in at 155lbs, however then Oliveira stepped as much as the scales and registered half a pound over the 155lb restrict.

The Brazilian was then given one hour to make weight, as per the Arizona fee guidelines, however after returning, he as soon as once more didn’t get beneath the restrict, weighing in at 155.5lbs.

One man who appeared to take confidence from Oliveira’s weight miss was world-renowned rapper Drake, who positioned a £346,000 ($550,000) wager on Gaethje to win.

This isn’t the primary time Drake has misplaced massive cash betting on the UFC, as he beforehand wager $250,000 on Jorge Masvidal to win at UFC 272 earlier than he was dominated for 5 rounds by Colby Covington.