(Video) Charles Oliveira knocks out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 to win vacant lightweight title

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Wow, what a story. Charles Oliveira TKO’ed Michael Chandler last night to become the new UFC lightweight champion.

Do Bronx had been fighting in the UFC for more than a decade, but never previously had a championship belt around his waist.

Oliveira fought Michael Chandler for the vacant title, with Chandler himself off the back of a TKO win over Dan Hooker.

Having survived a first round scare, during which it looked as though Oliveira was going to be finished himself, he recorded a devastating TKO win over Chandler in the second.

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Do Bronx landed a combination of punches, smelling blood after realising he had hurt Chandler and moving in to finish the job.

With Chandler unable to find a reply to the onslaught of punches landing on his face, the referee stepped in and stopped the contest, crowning Oliveira the new UFC lightweight champion.

From the favelas of Sao Paulo to the summit of the world.

Pictures courtesy of UFC

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