Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than one month away from crowning a new lightweight champion, courtesy of the UFC 262 pay-per-view (PPV) main event between 155-pound submission specialist Charles Oliveira and former Bellator MMA champion Michael Chandler.
They’ll collide for the vacant strap on Sat., May 15, 2021, in front of a live crowd inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, a still-developing fight card that also features a welterweight co-main event between top 170-pound contender Leon Edwards and longtime fan favorite Nate Diaz.
Check out the UFC 262 event poster embedded above.
Another important lightweight matchup joins the UFC 262 lineup as former interim champion Tony Ferguson collides with 155-pound veteran Beneil Dariush. In addition, Jack Hermansson looks to keep himself in the middleweight title conversation at the expense of 185-pound prospect Edmen Shahbazyan.
UFC 262 – Oliveira vs. Chandler
UFC 262 – Oliveira vs. Chandler pits Charles do Bronx Oliveira vs Michael Iron Chandler fight in Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States on May 15, 2021.
Sat, May 15
UFC 262 Oliveira vs. Chandler
UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler
UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on May 15, 2021 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, United States.
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: Toyota Center Source
Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship