Charles Oliveira sends a warning to Conor McGregor following title win at UFC 262

Charles Oliveira, Conor McGregor
Charles Oliveira (via @ESPNMMA)

Charles Oliveira did not mince words while addressing Conor McGregor following his title-earning TKO victory over Michael Chandler at UFC 262.

Oliveira (31-8 MMA) and Chandler (22-6 MMA) squared off for the promotions vacant lightweight title this evening in Houston.

Michael Chandler, the former Bellator lightweight title holder, had entered UFC 262 looking to earn his fourth-consecutive knockout finish. ‘Iron’ had previously scored stoppage wins over Sidney Outlaw, Benson Henderson and Dan Hooker.

Meanwhile, Charles Oliveira had entered tonight’s headliner sporting an impressive eight-fight winning streak. During that stretch ‘Do Bronx’ had earned seven finishes, with his lone decision victory coming in lopsided fashion over Tony Ferguson.

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Tonight’s UFC 262 main event proved to be a tale of two rounds. Michael Chandler was able to get off to a strong start in round one, hurting Charles Oliveira on a number of occasions. However, things changed drastically in the opening seconds of round two. ‘Do Bronx’ landed a big right hand that had the former Bellator title holder hurt and promptly finished him off with a plethora of punches.

Charles Oliveira, UFC 262
Charles Oliveira (via @ufc)

Prior to tonight’s event Dana White had insinuated that the winner of UFC 262’s Oliveira vs. Chandler fight would take on the winner of the McGregor vs. Poirier 3 scrap which is set for July 10.

With that in mind, Charles Oliveira took the time to send a warning to ‘Notorious’ during tonight’s post-fight press conference (via TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter).

“Conor, worry about Dustin, afterwards, we’ll talk about it.” Oliveira said in response to McGregor congratulatory tweet.

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“Conor, since you’re so tough, first beat Dustin, then come to Brazil and I’ll put you on your ass! He’s just one of these guys that talks a lot. He needs to beat Dustin first.”

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