Dec 11 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
31-8-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
28-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBKOKO
Form
KOKOUDSUBUD
31
Wins
28
9
By KO
14
29
KO%
50
19
By SUB
7
61
SUB%
25
8
Loses
6
4
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009
40
Bouts
35
69
Rounds
74
3 hours, 54 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
1

Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier report

Who won Oliveira vs Poirier?

Charles Oliveira beat Dustin Poirier by submission in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

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 Poirier stats

Charles Oliveira stepped into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 19 by submission.

Dustin Poirier made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

This was Charles Oliveira's 33rd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2010.

Charles Oliveira's UFC record stood at 22-10-0, while Dustin Poirier's came in at 22-7-0.

The stats suggested Poirier had a large advantage in power over Oliveira, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 29%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oliveira had a massive advantage over Poirier, boasting a 61% submission rate over Poirier's 25%.

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

Oliveira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Poirier. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Oliveira was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Poirier, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 79 to Poirier's 84.

Oliveira vs Poirier form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had defeated Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Before that, he was victorious against Jared Gordon at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.

He had won against Nik Lentz at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.

Poirier had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Dan Hooker at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Max Holloway at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Charles Oliveira had last fought 3 years and 15 days ago, while Dustin Poirier's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 20 days ago.

Oliveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Poirier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

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