Report: Kevin Lee vs. Charles Oliveira Headlines UFC Fight Night Brasilia


A lightweight division attraction is going to be headlining UFC Fight Night Brasilia as #8 Kevin Lee is in action against #13 Charles Oliveira.

Gleidson Venga of Combate first reported the main event encounter.

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Lee (18-5-0) has won just one of his last three bouts, with that lone victory coming over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244. Lee has previously headlined five UFC cards and the fighter has a 2-3-0 record in those main event bouts. Lee has competed a total of twenty three times as a professional MMA fighter and nine of those bouts have gone the distance.

Oliveira (28-8-0-2NC) enters the contest while riding a six fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in over two years. Oliveira holds the record for the most submission wins in UFC history, with the fighter picking up thirteen submission victories thus far in the promotion. Oliveira has previously headlined one UFC card, which was a first round TKO loss to former UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 74.

UFC Fight Night Brasilia takes place on Saturday, March 14 from the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil with Kevin Lee and Charles Oliveira headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+. 

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