UFC Fight Night 170 results, highlights: Charles Oliveira taps Kevin Lee to extend UFC submission record

Oliveria is now on a seven-fight winning streak, with all seven wins coming by knockout or submission

The circumstances were unusual, but Charles Oliveira looked like his old self while fighting in an empty arena with the global coronavirus pandemic forcing a suspension of large gatherings in Brazil. Oliveira extended his record for most submissions by any fighter in UFC history by tapping out Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC Fight Night 170.

The fight was a grueling affair with both men having moments where it looked as though they'd taken over the fight, only to see momentum reverse dramatically. From the first round, Oliveira (29-8) mixed his attack from wild combinations on the feet to a barrage of submission attempts on the ground. But Lee (18-6) defended on the ground capably and attacked from top position as he fended off leg locks, armbars and triangle chokes.

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In Round 3, Lee decided to try his luck with the ground again but was reckless in head placement looking for the takedown, allowing Oliveira to lock in a guillotine choke. Oliveira cranked the hold and Lee tapped out before protesting the referee stoppage seconds later. The replay removed any doubt of the result and Oliveira extended his submission record to 14 while also extending his winning streak to seven fights, all coming by stoppage.

Oliveira's success in recent years has him aiming at the biggest names in the division as he tries to crack into the top 10. More specifically, Oliveira has his eye on the upcoming lightweight title fight between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Tony Ferguson.

"Tony Ferguson and Khabib," Oliveira said following his win. "There's no way to deny it. I'm one of the best in the world and that belt is going to be mine."

CBS Sports was with you all evening bringing you results and analysis from UFC Fight Night 170 from Brasilia.

UFC Fight Night 170 card, results

Charles Oliveira def. Kevin Lee via third-round submission (guillotine)
Gilbert Burns def. Demian Maia via first-round TKO (punches)
Renato Moicano def. Damir Hadzovic via first-round submission (rear-naked choke)
Nikita Krylov def. Johnny Walker via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Francisco Trinaldo def. John Makdessi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Brandon Moreno def. Jussier Formiga via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Amanda Ribas def. Randa Markos via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Alexey Kunchenko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Rani Yahya vs. Enrique Barzola ends in majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)
Maryna Moroz def. Mayra Bueno Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
David Dvorak def. Bruno Gustavo da Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bea Malecki def. Veronica Macedo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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"I almost couldn't fight, I had something come up 15 days ago buy my coaches came here." - Oliveira

"Tony Ferguson and Khabib. There's no way to deny it. I'm one of the best in the world and that belt is going to be mine." - Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira wins by submission at 0:23 of Round 3

R3: Jumping kick from Oliveira to open the round and Lee lands a combo that ends with a head kick. Lee drives for a takedown, sticks his head in position for a takedown and Lee taps out. Lee then tries to protest but he very clearly tapped out and this is over.

R2: Oliveira again looks for a leg lock but Lee lands a few short elbows and the round comes to a close.

R2: Lee working well from top position as he turns this round back his way after being in serious trouble on the feet early.

R2: Lee with another takedown as they rise to their feet briefly.

R2: Front kick lands for Oliviera and Lee looks to be fading a bit as Oliveira cracks him over and over. Lee scores a takedown and Oliveira immediately looks for an armbar, transitioning into an omoplata and into a triangle choke but Lee escapes.

R2: Oliveira landing a few uppercuts and Lee looks like he's been buzzed a bit.

R2: Oliveira now pushing forward and handling his own big shots. This is amping up into a bit of a war early.

R2: Lee lands an overhand right early in the round and a left hook. Another right lands for Lee and he's getting some heavy shots in here.

R1: Oliveira can't lock in a triangle and Lee advances position and lands some heavy punches and elbows before the round ends.

R1: Lee is out of danger for the moment and in Oliveira's guard.

R1: Lee reverses to take the top but again is in danger of a leg lock from Oliveira. Lee lands a few punches as Oliveira continues fishing.

R1: Oliveira with a takedown but Lee ends up on top. Oliveira looking for a heel hook. Oliveira lands a few hammerfists and elbows and continues looking for a submission. Oliveira now taking the back of Lee.

R1: Oliveira leaps in with a left hook and returns to the leg kicks. Lee tries to return with a left hook of his own but cracks with a good right hand.

R1: The fight is underway and Oliveira throws a jumping kick and a leg kick.

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