May 07 2022
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
32-8-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
23-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

SUBKOUDSUBKO
Form
UDSUBKOKOKO
32
Wins
23
9
By KO
19
28
KO%
83
20
By SUB
1
63
SUB%
4
8
Loses
3
4
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2011
41
Bouts
26
72
Rounds
55
4 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
3

Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje report

Who won Oliveira vs Gaethje?

Charles Oliveira beat Justin Gaethje by submission in the 1st round during the main event of UFC 274, on Saturday 7th May 2022 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Lightweight championship.

Oliveira vs Gaethje stats

Charles Oliveira stepped into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 20 by submission.

Justin Gaethje made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Charles Oliveira's 33rd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2010. Justin Gaethje marked his 13th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2017.

Charles Oliveira's UFC record stood at 22-10-0, while Justin Gaethje's came in at 8-5-0.

The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Oliveira, boasting a 83% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 28%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oliveira had a massive advantage over Gaethje, boasting a 63% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.

Charles Oliveira was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Gaethje had a height advantage of 1 inch over Oliveira. Despite this, he had a 4-inch reach advantage.

Oliveira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Gaethje, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 79 to Gaethje's 66.

Oliveira vs Gaethje form

Oliveira had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Michael Chandler at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

He had won against Jared Gordon at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.

Gaethje had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Dustin Poirier at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, he was victorious against Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

He had been beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Justin Gaethje had been fighting more than Charles Oliveira.

Going to this contest, Charles Oliveira had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 2 days ago, while Justin Gaethje's last outing had been 10 months and 15 days ago.

Oliveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Gaethje's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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