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UFC: Charles Oliveira, a champion defeated by a rigged scale?

charles oliver it was a whirlwind for Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 274. There is no doubt that 'Do Bronx' is the best lightweight in the


charles oliver it was a whirlwind for Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 274. There is no doubt that ‘Do Bronx’ is the best lightweight in the world, although the title has been vacated, once he had failed the official weigh-in, which is carried out by the Athletic Commission state. He assured that the night before it he had given the correct weight on a UFC scale and Dana White has warned that, from now on, it will be protected by security personnel, so that no one can alter it.

Oliveira won at 3:22 in the first round, after a submission achieved with a backbone. The Brazilian wanted to set the pace, although Gaethje responded with kicks and punches. He even landed a big right hook that dropped his opponent. The action was replicated seconds later. However, ‘The Highlight’ knew that it was not a good idea to go to the ground with ‘Do Bronx’.

As soon as Oliveria had the opportunity, he finished the fight on the canvas and then challenge Conor McGregor. Of course, the winner of the night could not take his championship belt back home.

According to the Sao Paulo fighter, he was not the only one who noticed that the scale that the UFC provided for the controls did not calibrate the same as the one that the state Athletic Commission that supervises the event used for the official weigh-in. “We’re going to have to put security on our scale”said Dana Whitewho accused the international fighters of having been able to touch something on the machine.