David Teymur (8-1, #1 Nordic LW) will be looking for his 6th straight win as he returns to the Octagon. The Allstars Training Center fighter will face Brazilian Charles Oliveira (25-8) on the UFC on ESPN+ 2 card on February 2 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Teymur (8-1) outstruck Nik Lentz (28-9-2) on the prelim card of the UFC Utica card last June. It was a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, and 29-28) for the Swede that improved to 5 wins and 0 losses in the UFC.
O rei das finalizações está de volta! ?? @CharlesDoBronxs encara @DavidTeymur no #UFCFortaleza. Saiba mais ➡️ https://t.co/QZfG7ILcA9 pic.twitter.com/dJWghWPR5h
— UFC Brasil (@UFCBrasil) January 9, 2019
Oliveira, known as do Bronx, has won three straight fights, including three submissions in 2018. He fights out of Chute Boxe Diego Lima. The lightweight surpassed Royce Gracie for the most submissions in UFC history with 11 for a true striker versus grappler matchup.