Charles Oliveira is excitedly preparingfor a date for his rematch with Islam Makhachev, however declared to be surprise at brand-new reports of a January clash at UFC 297.
Oliveira (34-9 MMA, 22-9 UFC) was required to withdraw from his preparedfor 2nd encounter with light-weight champ Makhachev (25-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) at UFC 294 this past month. He continual a cut over his eye in one of his last departure training sessions, triggering him to pull out and be changed by Alexander Volkanovski, who was knocked out in the veryfirst round.
UFC CEO Dana White revealed interest in reservation Oliveira vs. Makhachev 2 next at 155 pounds, however it would depend on how rapidly Oliveira’s cut recovered. According to the Brazilian, he is nearing a return to complete contact training.
“It was rather a deep cut,” Oliveira stated on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 231 post-event program in Sao Paulo. “I wear’t have any prepared, arranged battles at the minute. We get to take our time to get a excellent healing, so I may go back into training in about a week or so.”
MMA pressreporter Ariel Helwani reported Saturday that the promo