Koch moving up to 155 for bout with Oliveira at UFC 170

 

Erik Koch is 2-2 in the UFC at featherweight, but now has decided to move up to lightweight to fight Charles Oliveira at UFC 170:

Former featherweight contender Erik Koch will look to get his career back on track at 155 pounds.

"New Breed" will meet Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 170 on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Saturday.

Koch (13-3) has lost his last two fights in a row to Ricardo Lamas and Dustin Poirier.

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mata_leao site profile image  

1/4/14 5:58 PM by mata_leao

Haha yeah the UG article says Charles at first then Rafaello below.

HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe site profile image  

1/4/14 5:54 PM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe

Jesus, Olivera must have some dirt on Joe Silva. Has he ever won a fight in the ufc?

MisterHawkeMMA site profile image  

1/4/14 5:25 PM by MisterHawkeMMA

Kind of feel bad for Olive. He goes from fighting Barbosa to Koch, two tremendous strikers.

donkypunch55 site profile image  

1/4/14 4:11 PM by donkypunch55

Good for Eric, I've seen that kid walking around at 180 so I hope 155 will allow for him to focus more on fighting and less on dieting.

zebers3 site profile image  

1/4/14 3:52 PM by zebers3

Well this is taking place at LW and also this is Rafaello Oliveira not Charles, so... 

Herman Munster site profile image  

1/4/14 11:41 AM by Herman Munster

Too lanky glass chin FW ' s.    Both very skilled.  Actually a pretty good match up for both.

donkey guard site profile image  

1/4/14 11:24 AM by donkey guard

War Koch Needs a win here

John M site profile image  

1/4/14 9:47 AM by John M

Charles is fighting Andy Ogle on the Machida vs Mousasi card.

Boobiemiles1986 site profile image  

1/4/14 9:47 AM by Boobiemiles1986

this oliveira got stoped by leg kicks against  Barboza in his last fight 

Boobiemiles1986 site profile image  

1/4/14 9:44 AM by Boobiemiles1986

not the same guy