Charles Oliveira da Silva is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he is the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion.
Oliveira began his amateur and then professional MMA career in 2007 in his home country of Brazil, compiling a record of 12–0, with six knockouts and five submissions. On three separate occasions, Oliveira has compiled multiple wins on the same night.
Oliveira made his professional debut in March 2008 where he battled through high ranked fighters and earned himself multiple championships and accomplishments.
Mixed martial arts (Record: 31-8)
UFC Lightweight Championship (One time, current)
Ultimate Fight Championship
Performance of the Night (Eleven times)
Submission of the Night (Three times)
Fight of the Night (Three times)
Submission of the Year (2014)
Most submission wins in UFC history
Most submission wins in the UFC Featherweight division history (6)
Most Performance of the Night awards in UFC history (11)[
Most finishes in UFC history (17)
Highest finishes-per-win percentage in UFC history (93.75%)
Second most Post Fight bonuses in UFC history (17)