Charles Oliveira Jiu Jitsu. He lived in a Favela (slums) which is sometimes playfully nicknamed Bronx and the gym where he first started was also called Bronx, therefore, some of his new gym colleagues started calling him “Charles do Bronx” which translates to “Charles of the Bronx”.
3rd degree black belt Charles Oliveira Team Chute Boxe Diego Lima (2018–present) Macaco Gold Team (2008–2018) Trainer Diego Lima and Jorge Patino Rank 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ericson Cardoso and Jorge “Macaco” Patino Years active 2008–present
For now, Tony Ferguson will be probably out due to medical suspension after facing that Heel hook from Dariush. But in the future, one statistical match that can make sense for Ferguson is against Conor McGregor if he loses the trilogy against Dustin Poirier.May 16, 2021
Tony Ferguson tore his fibular collateral ligament in the real accident, which happened backstage as Ferguson was doing his media obligations ahead of the fight. Ferguson suffered the injury after he tripped off a wire backstage.May 14, 2021
Beneil Dariush will soon face the biggest test of his career. The UFC announced Monday that Dariush (20-4-1) and former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson (25-5) are set to fight at UFC 262 on May 15 at Toyota Center in Houston. The bout was first reported by MMA Junkie.Mar 29, 2021
All bouts will be streamed on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The early prelims begin at 6:30p ET/3:30p PT on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The prelims will be distributed on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ beginning at 8p ET/5p PT.May 15, 2021
It was Ferguson’s second defeat in a row after he fell to Justin Gaethje by TKO back in May. The fight between Ferguson and Oliveira largely took place on the ground with the Brazilian landing multiple takedowns while working for numerous submissions over the course of three rounds.Dec 15, 2020
Charles Oliveira picked up the biggest win of his career with a unanimous-decision win over Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of UFC 256 from the Apex Facility in Las Vegas on Saturday. It was there that he nearly ended the fight, getting full extension on an armbar attempt before Ferguson was saved by the …
TONY FERGUSON once refused to tap out despite his arm being bent backwards. Despite El Cucuy’s bravery, it was Oliveira who went on to claim a one-sided win at UFC 256. That was Ferguson’s second defeat in 2020 after going 12-0 over the previous seven years.
Things are not going well for Tony Ferguson right now. Not only is he coming off a third straight loss in a row, but he likely suffered a bad knee injury when he refused to tap to a heel hook from Beneil Dariush during said loss.May 16, 2021
Charles Oliveira was given the name ‘Do Bronx’ when he first stepped into the Macao Gold Team. Favelas are sometimes referred to as ‘bronx’ in Portuguese. Thus, Charles ‘Do Bronx’ translates to Charles ‘of the bronx’ or Charles ‘of the favela’.May 16, 2021
Tony Ferguson suffered a heavy defeat against Charles Oliveira in the co-main event of UFC 256. Ferguson got thoroughly dominated throughout the fight and Oliveira almost ripped his left arm off during the scrap.Dec 13, 2020
In a lightweight bout for UFC 256, Tony Ferguson will take on Charles Oliveria in the co-main event Saturday live from Las Vegas and available on ESPN+. As the main event at UFC 249, Justin Gaethje defeated Ferguson in Round 5 via a technical knockout. Dec 11, 2020
Oliveira (30-8, 1 NC) nearly submitted Tony Ferguson (25-5) in a dominant first round and went on to dismantle one of the sport’s top pound-for-pound best fighters in a unanimous decision.Dec 13, 2020
As Oliveira put continuous pressure on Ferguson’s arm during the final seconds of the first round, ‘El Cucuy’ was seen writhing in pain, but he did not tap. The arm was on its way to break in two until the bell saved it. It was evident from the subsequent rounds that the armbar had taken …
Oliveira was in cruise control, taking Ferguson down and controlling him for the remainder of the fight. He threatened with multiple submissions in Round 3, but Ferguson was able to fend them off and survive the one-sided beating. Oliveira notched his eighth straight win, which finally earned him a crack at UFC gold.May 4, 2021