Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after defeating Dustin Poirier to defend his lightweight title at UFC 269. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images/AFP
Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after defeating Dustin Poirier to defend his lightweight title at UFC 269. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images/AFP

UFC 269: Charles Oliveira taps Dustin Poirier to retain title and silence doubters – ‘they talk, I do’

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Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after defeating Dustin Poirier to defend his lightweight title at UFC 269. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images/AFP
Charles Oliveira of Brazil celebrates after defeating Dustin Poirier to defend his lightweight title at UFC 269. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images/AFP
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