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Robert Peralta vs Charles Oliveira at UFN 26 on FX

Tallica19812011-11-20 05:46:23 +0000 #1


Another bout has been added to the card for the UFC's debut on FX, which now has a date and location according to Yahoo's Steve Cofield: January 20th in Nashville, Tennesee. The match-up will see Robert Peralta welcome Charles Oliveira to the featherweight division, according to Houston-area MMA site, The Cage Door:

Houston based Charles Oliveira, who trains under Gold Team patriarch and Legacy welterweight champion Jorge "Macaco" Patino, has lined up his next UFC opponent. According to sources, Charles will next take on Robert "Problems" Peralta at UFC Fight Night 26 in Nashville, TN on January 20th.

Peralta is fresh off a win over Mackens Semerzier at the UFC on Fox show in Anaheim, but it wasn't without controversy as it was a accidental headbutt that rocked Semerzier and led to Peralta finishing him off. Semerzier is appealing the decision, but it appears Peralta isn't going to wait for a rematch to be scheduled.

Oliveira, once a promising prospect at 155 lbs, now finds himself cutting down in weight after a three-fight winless streak that saw him get submitted by Jim Miller, TKOd by Donald Cerrone, and suffer a no-contest after clocking Nik Lentz with an illegal knee before choking him out.

Robert "Problems" Peralta (16-3)

Win Mackens Semerzier (TKO - UFC on Fox 1

Win Mike Lullo (unam. decision) - UFN 25

Win Hiroyuki Takaya (split decision) - Strikeforce: Daley vs. Diaz

Charles "Do Bronx" Oliveira (14-2)

Loss Donald Cerrone (TKO) - UFC on Versus 5

NC Nik Lentz - UFC on Versus 4

Loss Jim Miller (submission) - UFC 124

The current UFN 26 on FX card:

-Duane Ludwig vs. Josh Neer

-Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft

-Robert Peralta vs. Charles Oliveira

Tallica19812011-11-20 05:48:36 +0000 #2
i really like the way this card is shaping up. I think Da Bronx takes this one. I thought they might keep Peralta around for a rematch with Mackens.
BulldogWrestler2011-11-20 06:07:02 +0000 #3
Best80s is going to ****ing MURDER YOU dude.

Or he'll just repost this in another new thread
BulldogWrestler2011-11-20 05:57:43 +0000 #4
Oliveira wins this one easily imo. He just ran into better fights (and top of the division guys) in Cerrone and Miller. He beat the **** out of Lentz.

I think the weight cut was a little premature.



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