UFC 256 video: Watch Charles Oliveira outclass Tony Ferguson, possibly break his arm too

The UFC 256 co-main event was a lightweight match up between two contenders known for their wild and entertaining styles. In the end, Charles…

By: Anton Tabuena | 2 years ago
UFC 256 video: Watch Charles Oliveira outclass Tony Ferguson, possibly break his arm too
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The UFC 256 co-main event was a lightweight match up between two contenders known for their wild and entertaining styles. In the end, Charles Oliveira just completely outclassed Tony Ferguson throughout the three rounds.

Check out highlights from the bout, along with a snippet from our play by play of the event.

Round 1 – Front kick from Oliveira. Again. Ferguson reaches with the jab and gets out of range. Oliveira wades in and Ferguson spins. Right over the top for Do Bronx, and a head kick! A left lands for Ferguson, but Oliveira scores with a forearm shot. Oliveira with a takedown right into side. Ferguson gets it back to half, but gets clipped with an elbow. Oliveira deftly steps over into mount, and there’s still half a round left. Ferguson is trying to lock him down. Oliveira is taking his time. He’s landing a few short shots here and there. Ferguson tries to dump him off but can’t. A couple of elbows get through for Oliveira. He rolls for an armbar! He’s got it! His arm looked like it popped but he didn’t tap! THE HORN GOES OFF! WHOA! 10-8 Oliveira.

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Anton Tabuena
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Anton Tabuena is the Managing Editor for Bloody Elbow. He’s been covering MMA and combat sports since 2009, and has also fought in MMA, Muay Thai and kickboxing.

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