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Oliveira plays down hopes over home MotoGP win chances

Oliveira stormed to a maiden MotoGP pole on Saturday at the Algarve International Circuit, beating Franco Morbidelli by 0.044 seconds. The Tech3 rider admits he will have “very strong opponents” to contend with at the start of the race, and on top of that tyre wear remains a major unknown for the field, leading Oliveira…

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Oliveira believes he should get title shot: ‘This is my moment’

Charles Oliveira could very much be the dark horse of the UFC lightweight division. The UFC veteran has been chipping away at the rankings for the past two years and believes now is his moment to shine. Oliveira is riding a seven-fight win streak with seven straight stoppages to his name and is confident that…

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Alex Oliveira vows to KO Rakhmonov at UFC 254: ‘He hasn’t faced a really tough guy yet’

Welterweight banger Alex Oliveira is not too impressed by his next opponent’s undefeated record. Paired up against newcomer Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254, ‘Cowboy’ believes he will be the first fighter to give the Kazakh a real hard time in the cage. In an interview with Combate, Oliveira talked about his intentions in the division.…

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Oliveira slams “childish” Bagnaia over Le Mans Q2 MotoGP spat

Bagnaia came across a touring Oliveira on the run through the La Chapelle section at Turns 5 and 6 at the Le Mans circuit early in Q2 while on a flying lap, forcing the Ducati rider to abort the effort. The Pramac rider was just 0.014 seconds outside of the provisional pole time at that…

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Alex Oliveira replaces injured Elizeu Zaleski vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254

Shavkat Rakhmonov has a new opponent for his octagon debut at UFC 254. The Uzbek welterweight, who was originally booked to face Elizeu Zaleski in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 24, will meet a different Brazilian instead, as Alex Oliveira replaces an injured “Capoeira” at the last Fight Island show of the month. Multiple people with…

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Oliveira offers to take fight against Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev made his UFC debut earlier this year and he is already one of the most wanted men in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions. In just three months, Chimaev made history for having the quickest turnaround between fights in the UFC and earned three stoppage victories over names like John Phillips, Rhys McKee…

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De Oliveira glad to draw line under “tough year and a half”

The long-time Nissan GT500 man took the Kondo Racing Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 he shares with Kiyoto Fujinami to a dominant win on Sunday, over 20 seconds clear of the field. De Oliveira stepped down to the GT300 ranks last year with the D’station Racing Aston Martin outfit, but he and teammate Tomonobu Fujii failed…

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De Oliveira “unhappy” rival Nissan personnel appealed for penalty

De Oliveira and teammate Kiyoto Fujinami had recovered from qualifying down in 28th place in mixed conditions with a strong drive to sixth in the GT300 class, employing an unorthodox two-stop strategy in their #56 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. After stopping during the first safety car period without changing drivers, Fujinami was able to take…