TUF 20 Finale's Charles Oliveira promises no weight issues for Stephens
As much of a spin as anyone wants to put on it, there’s really no sugarcoating what happened to Charles Oliveira the last time he had a UFC fight booked.
Oliveira badly missed weight for a fight against Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 50 in September. The struggle with the scale was owed to him being sick, and ultimately he wasn’t deemed well enough to fight the next night.
Struve on Reem: it's simple, I'm better
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve got his jaw broken last fight by Mark Hunt, in March of 2013. Then he was diagnosed with a leaking heart valve. And when he came back at UFC 175, he had a fainting spell and panic attack.
But now he's really back.
Stephens: Oliveira has a weak chin
At this weekend's TUF 20 Finale the card will showcase plenty of women's fights in the new strawweight division, but co-headling the card is an interesting match-up between featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveria. For his part, Stephens is confident and believes he can finish Oliveria, whom he claims has a 'weak chin':
New UFC CHAMP Robbie Lawler Hoping To Defend TITLE In ‘LATE MAY, JUNE OR JULY’
Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision at UFC 181 last weekend, earning his first title inside the Octagon of Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The win was special for multiple reasons, as it not only rectified Lawler’s loss to Hendricks at UFC 171, but also brought the first UFC title to his training camp, American Top Team. With the victory, Lawler now hopes to enjoy the fruits of his labor in Coconut Creek, Fla., by taking some time off to be with his family.