Brazilian MMA fighter Charles Oliveira has made a press release of intent forward of the upcoming UFC 269 occasion in Las Vegas.
The 32-year-old will defend his light-weight crown for the primary time towards Dustin Poirier on Saturday evening on the T-Cell Enviornment and he says he’ll show himself a real champion.
“Individuals love Dustin. Such as you mentioned, he is seen because the uncrowned champion,” Oliveira instructed TSN.
“However I am going to present on Saturday who the true champion is; that the belt has an proprietor, and his title is Charles Oliveira.
“I am pleased with this combat, I am prepared, and I am going to present that on Saturday.”
The Brazilian clearly feels he has some extent to show and he believes he is not being given sufficient credit score by followers and fellow fighters alike, a lot of whom see Poirier because the overwhelming favorite for the primary occasion conflict.
Poirier goes into the matchup on a excessive after two victories towards Conor McGregor and can wish to preserve his streak going by robbing Oliveira of his crown.
The fighter from Sao Paulo lastly received his palms on the belt in Could this yr and, regardless of what anybody says, he will not be relinquishing it simply.