Arman Tsarukyan promises to easily destroy Charles Oliveira

Arman Tsarukyan promises to easily destroy Charles Oliveira

Russian fighter Arman Tsarukyan, who occupies the eighth line in the UFC lightweight rankings, commented on the defeat of Benil Dariush in the fight against Charles Oliveira, and also said that in the place of the American, he would have easily dealt with the Brazilian.

“I was sure that Dariush would win,” the Russian said at a meeting with journalists in Las Vegas. “He was in good shape, and this was the last chance in his life to go to the championship fight, to challenge Islam Makhachev. Because if he had won, he would have fought with Islam, but he lost – it takes one and a half to two years to become a contender again, and he is no longer young, like me. That’s why I thought he would go all out in this fight. He started well, but then something happened, he missed a shot, and what happened happened.”

“Charles is a good opponent, a great fighter. He has a lot of experience and is patient. He showed his level, but for me Charles is a gift. I can easily destroy him because his style suits me the best.”

Recall that the fight between Charles Oliveira and Benil Dariush, which took place at UFC 289 in Vancouver, ended with the defeat of the American by technical knockout in the first round, and Arman Tsarukyan will share the octagon with the Brazilian Joaquim Silva this weekend.