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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Oliveira vs Poirier?
Charles Oliveira will take on Dustin Poirier, as the main event of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
This contest is for the UFC lightweight championship.
Oliveira vs Poirier stats
Charles Oliveira steps into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 19 by submission.
Dustin Poirier will make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Poirier has a large advantage in power over Oliveira, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 29%.
Charles Oliveira is the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Oliveira has a height advantage of 1 inch over Poirier. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Oliveira is 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 has fought 5 less professional rounds, 69 to Poirier's 74.
Oliveira vs Poirier form
Oliveira has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 won against Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Before that, he had beat Jared Gordon at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.
He had defeated 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 has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 had defeated 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 been beaten by 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 beat Max Holloway at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Charles Oliveira has been fighting more than Dustin Poirier.
Charles Oliveira last fought 4 months and 29 days ago, while Dustin Poirier's last outing was 3 months and 4 days ago.
Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Oliveira vs Poirier US streams
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