A skilled mixed martial artist and jiu-jitsu Practitioner, Charles Oliveira da Silva is from Brazil. He now competes in the Lightweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is a former UFC Lightweight Champion. Oliveira has several UFC records, including the most submission victories at 16 and finishes at 19 in the organization’s history. He is currently ranked first in the lightweight division and third in the men’s pound-for-pound division of the UFC as of August 2022.
Charles Oliveria Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $2 million|
|Full Name Charles Oliveira da Silva|
|Birth Date October 17, 1989|
|Age 32 Years|
|Birthplace Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Profession Mixed Martial Artist, jiu-jitsu practitioner|
|Wife Talita Roberta Pereira|
Charles Oliveira Early Life
Oliveira was born on 17 October 1989 in a low-income household in the Brazilian resort town of Guarujá. At age 7, Charles was given the news that he had the rheumatic disease and a heart murmur. When Oliveira was just a 12 years old boy, his neighbor Paulo introduced him to famous Brazilian jiu-jitsu. At 12, Charles Oliveira started learning and practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu from famous coach Roger Coelho, and in 2003 he won his first significant championship. His moniker do Bronx means “from the Bronx,” as “Bronx” was slang for favelas and impoverished areas.
Charles Oliveira Early Career
Oliveira began his professional career in Brazilian Martial Arts in 2007, where he successfully amassed a 12-0 record with six knockouts and five submissions. On March 2008 at the event of Predator Fight Championship where Jorge Patino competed at Predator FC 6, he made his professional debut. Oliveira made his lightweight debut in December 2008 at the inaugural “Kawai Arena” promotion event by defeating future UFC competitor Mehdi Baghdad.
Charles Oliveira Career
According to Sherdog, Oliveira was ranked as the third-best Brazilian prospect to watch in 2010 in January. After that, Oliveira joined the UFC and faced Darren Elkins in his first fight. On February 15, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 36, Oliveira faced Andy Ogle. In the third round, he submitted by triangle choke to win the bout. He also received one of the first UFC Performance of the Night bonus prizes thanks to the victory. At UFC 274, he was scheduled to defend his championship against famous Justin Gaethje, a very different lightweight champion of the UFC. As soon as the match began, Oliveira’s title had been formally revoked; only Gaethje was now entitled to claim it. In UFC history, this was the first time that weight became the reason why the title was vacated.
Charles Oliveira Wife
Talita Roberta Pereira and Charles got married, after many years of relationship, in 2014 and were blessed with a daughter, Tayla Oliveira.
Charles Oliveira Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Charles Oliveira is $2 million as of 2022, mostly due to his extensive wrestling history. He received an incredible $250,000 for defeating Tony Ferguson at UFC 256. He defeated Kevin Lee by submission at UFC Fight Night 170 in 2020, earning an astounding $307,200.
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