It appears like Nate Diaz was not amazed with Charles Oliveira’s submission victory at UFC 274, as the Stockton native claimed that he would choke out the Brazilian “easy.”
Just a day after UFC 274, Diaz took to Twitter to share his views on the lightweight title fight involving Oliveira and Justin Gaethje. The bout ended in the opening round when ‘Do Bronx’ submitted Gaethje with a rear-bare choke.
Despite the spotlight reel victory, Nate Diaz wasn’t impressed with the Brazilian’s ground activity. The Stockton native tweeted:
“Just for the history I’d choke olivera Uncomplicated”
This could appear as a daring assertion, as Oliveira is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt who holds the document for most submission wins in UFC record.
On the other hand, Nate Diaz is no stranger to grappling, as he’s a blackbelt less than the legendary Cesar Gracie. He also has some noteworthy submission wins on his document. His incredibe gain above Conor McGregor at UFC 196 came by means of a rear-bare choke as perfectly.
Due to Diaz’s rocky romantic relationship with the UFC, there is virtually zero prospect of viewing these two ground video game specialists fulfill within the octagon. However, there is always a modest glimpse of hope that they will meet on the mat in the course of some grappling celebration in the upcoming.
Charles Oliveira now has 16 submission victories in the UFC
Charles Oliveira started training Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of 12, reaching the blackbelt level in 2010. His grappling prowess turned his trademark, as for the duration of his storied vocation he managed to file 21 submission wins.
In the UFC alone, ‘Do Bronx’ has secured 16 wins by way of submission. He submitted the likes of Kevin Lee, Nik Lentz, Jim Miller, Clay Guida, Dustin Poirier, and most lately, Justin Gaethje. The former UFC lightweight champion has a huge arsenal of tactics, from common attacks like rear-bare chokes and guillotines, to extra innovative moves like the calf-slicer.
In addition to getting the most submissions in UFC record, Oliveira also retains the history for most finishes as effectively. He will very likely compete for the vacant light-weight title afterwards this calendar year as he appears to reclaim his belt.