admitted that he misplaced cash on as a result of he doubted ‘s resilience.
Schaub revealed that he initially had Oliveira profitable, however modified his thoughts after the previous light-weight champion missed weight. Throughout an episode of The Schaub Present, the previous UFC heavyweight mentioned:
“I misplaced my cash on Justin Gaethje. It was a incredible combat, back-and-forth, and Charles Oliveira confirmed you why he could be probably the most entertaining man within the sport. He is notoriously recognized for being a gradual starter. Not that night time. He dropped him.”
Schaub additionally defined the thought course of that led to him believing Oliveira was not in a great place mentally forward of the combat. In accordance with the 39-year-old:
“I will be trustworthy, on the present, the early present on Saturday, so many followers on the meet and greet went, ‘Who do you bought, Charles or Justin?’ I mentioned, ‘I did have Charles, however him lacking weight, I really feel like I am gonna go along with Gaethje.’ I feel mentally that is quite a bit for Charles to soak up.”
Watch the newest version of The Schaub Present beneath:
Oliveira could not be the champion in the meanwhile, however UFC president Dana White revealed that he’ll nonetheless obtain his pay-per-view factors.
Charles Oliveira breaks his silence after beating Justin Gaethje
Regardless of his minor setback, Oliveira believes he is nonetheless the light-weight champion no matter his standing. So far as the Brazilian is worried, he would not have to win the title again to show he is the perfect 155-pounder within the UFC. Oliveira advised:
“It simply reveals the champion has a reputation and it’s Charles Oliveira. I went into the octagon to defend my title, I haven’t got to get it again. He is a man who pushes ahead and I push ahead and I knew this was going to occur. I knew I used to be going to get hit and I knew I used to be going to get him. All of it got here right down to who needed it extra.”
‘Do Bronx’ was stripped of the UFC light-weight title after barely lacking the division’s championship weight restrict. His win over Gaethje secured him the No.1 contender’s spot, although, which means he’ll combat for the vacant title someday sooner or later.