Can Charles Oliveira beat  Khabib Nurmagomedov?

Charles Oliveira has slowly and steadily cemented his position as one of the greatest of all time.

Charles Oliveira became the UFC lightweight champion after an emphatic TKO win over Michael Chandler.

It's a question that fight fans have been wondering about lately. While Khabib has retired, we wonder whether Charles Oliveira could have been the one to hand him his first career loss.

Can Charles Oliveira submit Khabib Nurmagomedov?

Charles Oliveira

It's hard to possibly predict the outcome Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Charles Oliveira. However, one thing is certain, Oliveira could well be the most toughest opponent that Khabib has faced, mostly due to his submission ability, and ground game.

Charles Oliveira submission game

Both Khabib and Oliveira are known for their ground game. Both are extremely relentless, and rely on their ground control to topple their opponents. In a fame of inches, it won't be wrong to say that Oliveira had the best chance of beating Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The GOAT Khabib Nurmagomedov

Be that as it may, there is no denying Nurmagomedov's dominance on the ground, and his ability to neutralize his opponents. Oliveira is a tough match-up, it's hard to predict, but recency bias suggests, Nurmagomedov gets the job done.