UFC Welterweight Alex Oliveira Gets Blown Up With A Grenade On Christmas Eve; Survives

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Alex Oliveira was injured on Christmas eve in Brazil after being hit with grenade fragments. You read that correctly.

The UFC Welterweight went home to Tres Rios, south of Rio de Janeiro, to spend Christmas with family when an altercation broke out at a gas station that involved machetes and guns and an exploding grenade that was thrown his way and lodged a handful of shrapnel in his lower leg, requiring surgery.

Alex Oliveira recently spoke to TV...

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