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Charles Oliveira vs Conor McGregor: Is a Welterweight Mega-Fight Brewing?



April 5th, 2024

The rumor mill is churning in the UFC world as anticipation builds for the landmark UFC 300 event. While Charles Oliveira prepares for his crucial main card fight against Arman Tsarukyan, his sights seem set beyond this weekend's challenge. According to his coach, Diego Lima, the Brazilian has his eyes on a potential mega-fight with the Notorious, on a welterweight showdown Charles Oliveira vs Conor McGregor.

This news comes after Oliveira's dominant performance at UFC 289, where he solidified his number one contender spot in the lightweight division with a first-round knockout victory over Beneil Dariush. However, it appears Oliveira's ambitions extend beyond the lightweight title.

The allure of a fight with McGregor is undeniable. It would be a massive clash not only for the bragging rights but also for the significant financial windfall it would bring to both fighters. While Oliveira awaits his turn for a potential rematch with Islam Makhachev, the current lightweight champion, the McGregor fight presents a different kind of opportunity.

Meanwhile, McGregor is gearing up for his own comeback fight against Michael Chandler this summer, marking his return to the Octagon after a long layoff.

If Oliveira emerges victorious against Tsarukyan at UFC 300, it could pave the way for a blockbuster welterweight showdown with McGregor. This potential matchup has UFC fans buzzing with excitement. Oliveira's well-rounded skillset, particularly his mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, would be a fascinating test for McGregor's knockout power and striking prowess.

Could UFC 300 be a stepping stone for Charles Oliveira vs Conor McGregor? Only time will tell. But one thing is certain, the upcoming event promises to have a ripple effect on future UFC matchups, and a potential Oliveira vs McGregor fight would undoubtedly be one for the history books.

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