For the second straight pay-per-view, Conor McGregor let the winner of the primary occasion know that he was coming for his championship belt.
When Conor McGregor put Kamaru Usman on discover that he was coming for his welterweight title after UFC 261, Usman accused him of “clout chasing,” stating that McGregor knew full effectively he didn’t actually wish to battle him. Others have additionally accused McGregor of this prior to now every time he would react to a giant efficiency from one other fighter quickly after an occasion had concluded.
On this case, McGregor’s post-UFC 262 tweet is pretty protected from this suspicion because of the relevancy the primary occasion needed to his personal short-term future.
“Congrats to Olivera on turning into the eleventh UFC light-weight champion. Marvel who Twelve is…” McGregor wrote.
The often even-keeled Charles Oliveira issued the next response to McGregor after soaking in his newly received UFC light-weight championship over Michael Chandler.
“Conor, fear about Dustin,” Oliveira suggested via an interpreter on the UFC 262 post-fight press convention. “Conor, because you’re so powerful: To start with, you beat Dustin, and then you definately come over to Brazil and I’m going to place you in your ass. First he’s obtained to get previous Dustin. He’s one among these guys that simply talks so much. He’s obtained to beat Dustin first.”
Charles Oliveira’s come-from-behind victory over Chandler matched the Brazilian’s path to the title shot within the first place: It was hard-earned and stuffed with adversity. The truth that the UFC all-time submission holder obtained it executed together with his palms is a testomony to how far he’s come as a combined martial artist since debuting within the UFC at solely 20 years previous greater than a decade in the past. Oliveira was prepared to battle whoever was put in entrance of him alongside the best way, so he isn’t dedicated to the concept of combating Conor McGregor regardless of his fired-up response. As an alternative, he’s determined to stay to his job of exhibiting up and successful.
“I battled laborious to get right here,” Oliveira mentioned. “Everybody’s speaking about who it’s going to be subsequent – Poirier or Conor. I’ll go away that my supervisor, and I’m going to go house and relaxation.”
How do you assume a battle would go between new UFC undisputed light-weight champion Charles Oliveira and Conor McGregor?