Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a professional mma record of 28-7-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world. He fought four times last year losing just his last bout, against #1 Rafael dos Anjos (=dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has an official record of 13-3-1 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class. He also suffered one loss in 2015, against Gilbert Burns (=Burns vs Oliveira) but then ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira has won three consecutive fights beating Piotr Hallmann (=Hallmann vs Oliveira). Cerrone vs Oliveira is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 83. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 83: Cowboy vs Cowboy
Where: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 83 fight card (main fights):
Donald Cerrone vs Alex Oliveira
Derek Brunson vs Roan Carneiro
Cody Garbrandt vs Augusto Mendes
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Dennis Bermudez
Cerrone’s previous fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Donald Cerrone 2
Oliveira’s previous fight: Piotr Hallmann vs Alex Oliveira
Cerrone’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Patrick Cote
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)