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UFC 274: From the Bronx reveals behind the scenes: 'We'll never understand' |  Fight

UFC 274: From the Bronx reveals behind the scenes: ‘We’ll never understand’ | Fight

The Shocked the MMA world with the failure weight who commissioned Charles “The Bronx” Oliveira for his UFC lightweight belt. The fighter himself finds himself without explanations for the case. The champ (according to Ultimate, the belt will only become vacant when the fight between Do Bronx and Justin Gaethje begins on Saturday, in the main event of UFC 274) swore by his daughter that he reached the weight limit only the day before.

However, Do Bronx and his team were not notified of Calibration problem on a digital scale From the UFC Conference, which they used as a reference. They were surprised to arrive Friday morning and saw a much higher value on the recalibrated scale.

Charles of the Bronx poses on the scales at UFC 274 Celebration Weight – Photo: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

– I hit the weight on Thursday, went up to the room, ate nothing, drank nothing. If you do not believe me, I will swear by the most important thing in my life, which is my daughter. You hit the weight on the UFC scale. We came on Friday for the weight again and he weighed over 1kg. I said, “That’s crazy, are you crazy, how did I get to weigh 1 kg?” I lose 500g to 700g while sleeping. However, as champion we’re back to fourth, we’re going to lose, but there was nothing to lose, I feel like it, I’m in the weight. We came for the first weight and it was 300g missing. All the other fighters were complaining that (the credit of the conference) was over and the committee had already warned them, and for our team, for me, no one did – said the fighter from Sao Paulo in an exclusive interview with Fight After the confrontation with Justin Gethje.

After failing on the first try, the Do Bronx was given an hour to try and lose an extra 200g. However, when the scale went up again, the same value was set by the official of the Arizona Sports Commission, which is responsible for organizing the event.

– The war continued, I went up again, I lost 200 grams. I took off my underwear and came back (though) and gave the same 200g. Something we will never understand, but no one understands God, that’s the truth – the Brazilian was satisfied.

Charles de Bronx loses weight at second attempt at UFC 274

Charles de Bronx loses weight at second attempt at UFC 274

Despite this, Do Bronx looked composed and full of energy at the ceremonial weight ceremony, as he confronted Gaethje and called out to the crowd to boo. He promised a victory that, According to the UFC, he will be guaranteed to fight for the vacant belt Then.

– Nothing has changed. Of course we were sad for 10 minutes, but we’re back. I’m ready, I’ll take the boldness and joy into the cage. “I’m going to hit this guy,” said Charles, “I have a lot of guns.”

The Fight UFC 274 will be broadcast live and exclusively on Saturday from 18:10 (Brazilian time). The fight.com It broadcasts “Aquecimento Combate” and the first two fights at the same time, as well as SporTV 3 and YouTube do Combate. The site tracks the event in real time.

UFC 274
May 7, 2022 in Phoenix (USA)
Main Card (23:00 GMT):
Lightweight: Charles de Bronx vs. Justin Gethje
Strawweight: Rose Namagunas vs. Carla Esparza
Lightweight: Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson
Light Heavyweight: Maurício Shogun vs Ovince St. before
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Luzon
Initial card (18:30 Brasilia time):
Welterweight: Randy Brown vs. Khaus Williams
Featherweight: Maisie Chiason vs. Norma Dumont
Welterweight: Francisco Massaranduba vs. Danny Roberts
Flyweight: Brandon Royal vs Matt Schnell
Heavyweight: Blagoy Ivanov vs. Marcus Bissau
Lightweight: Andre Filho vs Cameron VanCamp
Flyweight: Tracy Cortez vs. Melissa Gatto
Flyweight: Clydson Rodriguez vs CG Vergara
Strawweight: Ariane Sorriso vs Lupita Godinez
Bantamweight Weight: Newson’s Journey Against Fernie Garcia

UFC 274: Charles of the Bronx faces Justin Gaethje. Just live in the fight! Photo: Infoesporte