Oct 22 2022
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
33-8-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
21-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBKOUDSUB
Form
SUBSUBSUBUDUD
33
Wins
21
9
By KO
3
27
KO%
14
21
By SUB
10
64
SUB%
48
8
Loses
1
4
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010
42
Bouts
22
73
Rounds
45
4 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

1
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev report

Who won Oliveira vs Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev beat Charles Oliveira by submission in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC 280, on Saturday 22nd October 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

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 Makhachev stats

Charles Oliveira stepped into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 21 by submission.

Islam Makhachev made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

This was Charles Oliveira's 33rd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2010. Islam Makhachev marked his 16th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2015.

Charles Oliveira's UFC record stood at 22-10-0, while Islam Makhachev's came in at 15-1-0.

The stats suggested Oliveira had an advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 27% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oliveira had an advantage over Makhachev, with a 64% submission rate over Makhachev's 48%.

Charles Oliveira was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Oliveira had a 4-inch reach advantage.

Oliveira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Makhachev, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 79 to Makhachev's 59.

Oliveira vs Makhachev form

Oliveira had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Justin Gaethje 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.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he was victorious against Tony Ferguson at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Makhachev had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by submission in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Davi Ramos at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Charles Oliveira had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 9 days ago, while Islam Makhachev's last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 21 days ago.

Oliveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Makhachev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Oliveira vs Makhachev?

Charles Oliveira was a 3/2 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Islam Makhachev made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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