Skip to main content
"Do Bronx"

Charles Oliveira

#3 Lightweight Division • 29-8-0 (W-L-D)

My nickname comes from the gym. People would see me and say, 'Here's the kid from Do Bronx.' In Portuguese that means 'the ghetto.'

Stats & Records

  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
  • 19
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 52% 52%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
605
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1156
Grappling accuracy 45% 45%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
26
Takedowns Attempted
74
3.22
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.94
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.64
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
2.80
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
54
%
Sig. Str. Defense
57
%
Takedown Defense
0.32
Knockdown Ratio
06:57
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
356 (59%)
Clinch
122 (20%)
Ground
127 (21%)

Sig. Str. by target

56% 338 Head 27% 162 Body 17% 105 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (27%)
DEC
3 (10%)
SUB
19 (63%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Lee vs Oliveira

    Round
    3
    Time
    0:28
    Method
    SUB
  • Win

    Oliveira vs Gordon

    Round
    1
    Time
    1:26
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
State of São Paulo, Brazil
Trains at
Bronx's Gold Team
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age
30
Height
70.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 01, 2010
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
41.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Nine years old
What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in BJJ
Do you have any heroes? Macaco
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I just got out of high school; I want to go to college in the future.
Favorite grappling technique: The mount
Favorite Striking technique:  Left hook
 

Cheer Charles Oliveira in style.
Shop for him latest apparel from the official UFC store.
Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after his TKO victory over Nik Lentz in their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Blue Cross Arena on May 18, 2019 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC)
Behind-the-scenes access & Fan only fights every month.
Get unlimited access to the world’s largest fight library, international fights, prelim bouts, and exclusive video.