Biography(references)Born and raised in Três Rios, Rio de Janeiro, Oliveira worked for a time as a construction worker and bull rider before he starting training in martial arts. Oliveira had three brothers – of whom two deceased due to violent crime – and four sisters. He also trained in Muay Thai for a couple of years before switching to mixed martial arts at the age of 22.
Fighter Trivia(references)On Christmas Eve in 2018, while getting gasoline for his mother’s car in Tres Rios, Brazil, a grenade was thrown toward his direction after he noticed several family members in an altercation with heavily armed thugs. According to reports, seemingly intoxicated Oliveira got into an altercation with a security guard during a party on May 24, 2019. The next morning, Oliveira showed up at his wife's apartment where he allegedly assaulted her, fleeing the scene on a motorcycle with their baby daughter.
Awards & Accolades
UFC: Performance of the Night (Three times) vs Piotr Hallmann, Ryan LaFlare and Carlos Condit
UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs Yancy Medeiros, Mike Perry
ESPN: 2017 Fight of the Year vs. Yancy Medeiros
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