Charles Oliveira entered tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 bout vs. Ricardo Lamas incredibly overweight for a featherweight fight. “Do Bronx” weighed in at a preposterous 155 pounds, and wasn’t permitted to weigh more than 165 pounds for fight night. As for the fight itself, it was a feeling of deja vu for the Brazilian, who once again found himself tapping to a guillotine.
The fight started with a big early takedown by Lamas in the opening 45 seconds. Oliveira trapped Lamas’ left leg and then worked on a leg lock, but Lamas was privy to that. Oliveira got back to his feet and took Lamas down. Oliveira went for a d’arce choke and Lamas looked to be in a bad spot but Lamas escaped and wound up on his back in guard. Oliveira remained relentless and all over Lamas in search of a submission. He took Lamas’ back and secured a body triangle. Lamas avoided tapping to the neck crank. Another tight choke by Oliveira that looked to be underneath the chin but Lamas was saved by the horn.
Oliveira had an extremely dominant round 1 and then took Lamas down early in round 2. Lamas was able to roll on top and get into side control. Oliveira scrambled and Lamas countered with a guillotine choke. The referee knocked his toes out of the fence and as Lamas changed the angle, he tightened the guillotine and forced the tap.
Official result: Ricardo Lamas def. Charles Oliveira via submission (guillotine choke) 2:13 of round 2
Lamas rebounds from a loss to Max Holloway, while Oliveira suffers his 2nd straight guillotine choke loss, with the other one coming against Anthony Pettis.
Lamas taps out one of the most dangerous submission artists in the game today! Well done @RicardoLamasMMA https://t.co/NPtBY94BPe
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 6, 2016
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