UFC 269: Olivera retains against Poirier, here’s how UFC fighters reacted

Charles Olivera
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UFC 269 was headlined by the Charles Olivera and Dustin Poirier for the Lightweight Championship of the World.

This was Dustin’s second shot at the lightweight title and it coincidentally met the same aftermath.

Olivera successfully retained the lightweight championship in his first ever title defence in spite of being a big underdog.

He submitted Dustin in the third round with a standing rear neck choke to win the match and retain the title.

Olivera putting the lightweight division on notice in spite of him being considered as a underdog, brought so many reactions out of the division and fellow UFC fighters.

UFC fighters reaction to Olivera’s win

Khabib after his victory over Justin Gaethje retired from the world of Mixed Martial Arts as the undefeated UFC champion.

Then Charles Olivera won the vacant Lightweight Championship at UFC 262 after he defeated Michael Chandler.

He defeated Dustin Poirier in his first ever title defence, people not only appreciated Charles Olivera for this victory but he is not longer the underdog.

Nate Diaz went to Twitter and took his shot at both Conor Mcregor and Dustin Poirier. He tweeted and asked Conor about how can he get screwed up by a guy like Dustin.

To which Conor responded in comical manner by saying that Dustin got lucky twice. Dustin has not responded to either of them yet.

Michael Chandler appreciated Olivera for the win and called him out for a rematch.

He even tweeted that he would have slammed Olivera, targeting Dustin.

He faced a similar moment during their match where he actually escaped the rear neck choke by slamming Olivera and as Dustin failed to do so.

Tony Ferguson congratulated Olivera and even said that he couldn’t finish him.

Justin Gaethje who is actually next in line for Olivera congratulated him and finally appreciated the heart of a fighter in Olivera.

Charley Olivera with the victory over Dustin Poirier has taken his active win streak to ten.

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