Charles Oliveira is a professional MMA fighter and Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner. Charles Oliveira is a former UFC lightweight champion. He is currently competing in the lightweight Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
|First and last name:||Charles Oliveira|
|Date of birth:||October 17, 1989|
|Year old:||32 years|
|The best match for marriage:||Gemini|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.55 m)|
|net value||2.5 million dollars|
|Eye color||Ginseng brown|
|Hair color||Ginseng brown|
|place of birth||Guaruja, São Paulo|
|Brothers and sisters||Hermison Oliveira|
Biography of Charles Oliveira
Charles Oliveira da Silva, known professionally as Charles Oliveira, was born on October 17, 1989 in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil. This UFC fighter is currently 32 years old and has Brazilian nationality. Furthermore, he is of Brazilian Caucasian ethnicity and was born under the sign of Libra. Furthermore, he is a Christian by faith. His mother’s name is Ozana Oliveira, and his father’s name is unknown. Furthermore, he has a brother named Hermison Oliveira. There is no information about Charles’ academic career.
Charles Oliveira Height and Weight
Charles is 5’10” tall and weighs about 70kg. Furthermore, this boxer has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Charles Oliveira’s height (Source: Instagram)
As a young man, Charles began practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the guidance of Roger Coelho. In 2003, at the age of 12, he won his first major title as a white belt. In 2010, Ericson Cardoso and Jorge “Macaco” Patino awarded him a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. Then, in 2007, he started his amateur and then professional MMA career in his native Brazil, where he set a 12-0 record with six knockdowns and five knockdowns. He made his professional debut in March 2008 at the Predator FC 9 Welter Weight Grand Prix event. Similarly, he signed up Jackson Pontes to advance to the second round of the tournament.
His second match was against Viscardi Andrade, whom he brought into the final round of the tournament by technical knockout. He also won the tournament after knocking out Diego Braga in the first round. He also competed in another event, winning by knockout and TKO against Daniel Fernandes and Eliene Silva. In February 2010, he competed twice in one night, defeating Rosenild Rocha by submission in the first round and Diego Battaglia by knockout in the second.
He was named the third most promising Brazilian player to watch in 2010, and signed with the UFC, where he made his debut against Darren Elkins, whom he beat in 41 seconds in the first round. He faced Jim Miller at UFC 124 on December 11, 2010, and was immediately knocked down to his knees in the first round; This is the first loss of his career. On June 26, 2011, he faced Nik Lentz at UFC Live: Kongo vs Barry, and the match ended in the second round after Charles hit Lentz with a wrong knee without the referee noticing and a stunned Lentz received a strangulation in the back.
On November 19, 2011, he was scheduled to face Joe Lauzon at UFC 138. Instead, on August 14, 2011, he fought Donald Cerrone in place of the injured Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5. At 3:01 of the first round, he was knocked out by TKO. On January 20, 2012, he was said to have fought Roberto Peralta at UFC on FX: Guillard vs Miller, but on January 28, 2012, he faced promotional newcomer Eric Wisely in a featherweight bout at UFC on Fox: Evans vs Davis. He won the first round with a reverse calf knock.
He faced Frankie Edgar at UFC 162 on July 6, 2013 and lost by unanimous decision, but defeated Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 36 on February 15, 2014. The fighter faced off against Hatsu Hioki at UFC Fight Night 43 on June 28, 2014. He won the match by subduing Hatsu, becoming the first to do so. He defeated Jeremy Stephens in the final of Ultimate Fighter 20 on December 12, 2014 via unanimous decision. On May 30, 2015, he faced Niko Lentz in a rematch, which he won with a choking slash in the third round at UFC Fight Night 67.
He defeated Max Hollowaya at UFC Fight Night 74 on August 23, 2015, but defeated Myles Jury at UFC on Fox 17 on December 19, 2015. On August 27, 2016, he faced Anthony Pettis at UFC on Fox 21 and on November 5, 2016 against Ricardo Lamas in the final of The Ultimate Fighter Latin in another round. After defeating Will Brooks in a lightweight bout at UFC 210 on April 8, 2017, he joined Chute Boxe Diego Lima in Sao Paulo in 2018.
He defeated veteran Christos Giagos back by subduing in the second round on September 22, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 137. On December 15, 2018 at UFC on Fox 31, he defeated Jim Miller by subduing a nude choke in the first round. Furthermore, the first fight on his new five-fight contract was a trio with Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 152 on May 18, 2019. Charles won the fight by TKO in the second round.
On March 14, 2020, he faced Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC Fight Night 170 and won by subduing with a choking slash in the third round. He will also face Beneil Dariush at UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana on October 4, 2020. In contrast, Charles withdrew from the war in early September for unknown reasons. He also defeated Tony Ferguson by unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC 256 on December 12, 2020.
Charles then faces three-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler for the vacant UFC lightweight title at UFC 262 on May 15, 2021, following the retirement of former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. With the knockout victory, he set a new record for the number of kills in UFC history.
On December 11, 2021, he earned his first defense against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 by knocking Poirier down with a choking blow in the first minute of the third round. At UFC 274, Charles will defend his title against Justin Gaethje, another former UFC interim lightweight champion. He won the match by subduing a naked choke in the first round and was declared a top contender for the UFC lightweight championship.
Charles Oliveira Net Worth
At UFC 262, he won the MMA World Award for Michael Chandler’s Return of the Year. Furthermore, Charles named 2014’s entry Hatsu Hioki. He was named Boxer of the Year 2021. His net worth is currently estimated at $2.5 million as of March 2023 and he earns around $4,177,300 per year.
Charles Oliveira Wife, marriage
He married Talita Roberta Pereira in 2014. Tayla Oliveira is the couple’s daughter. The family is happy with their life together. There is no evidence of their split and this UFC fighter is not involved in any controversy or rumors.