Las Vegas – FightBook MMA has your Embedded Vlog series Episode #6 for UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler. In this episode, Lightweights hit their targets: Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler, plus Beneil Dariush and Tony Ferguson. Chandler gets a boost from his dad; Oliveira from Jacare Souza. Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell visits backstage at the ceremonial weigh-in.
This event will take place on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. All bouts will be streamed on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The early prelims begin at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The prelims will be distributed on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The UFC 262 main card will stream exclusively on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
For the first time in three years, a new UFC lightweight champion will be crowned as #3 ranked contender Charles Oliveira(30-8, 1 NC) fighting out of Sao Paulo, Brazil will take on #4 Michael Chandler (22-5) fighting out of Deerfield Beach, Fla.
In the co-main event, former UFC interim lightweight champion and #5 ranked contender Tony Ferguson (26-6) fighting out of Orange County, Calif. takes on rising #9 Beneil Dariush (20-4-1) fighting out of Yorba Linda, Calif.
UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler Fight Card:
UFC 262 PPV Main Card On ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET):
- 155 lbs.: Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler for vacant lightweight title
- 155 lbs.: Tony Ferguson vs. Beneil Dariush
- 185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
- 125 lbs.: Viviane Araujo vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- 145 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos
UFC 262 ‘Prelims’ Card On ESPN/ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):
- 185 lbs.: Andre Muniz vs. Ronaldo Souza
- 125 lbs.: Matt Schnell vs. Rogerio Bontorin
- 155 lbs.: Mike Grundy vs. Lando Vannata
- 125 lbs.: Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko
UFC 262 Early ‘Prelims’ Card On Fight Pass/ESPN+ (6 p.m. ET):
- 185 lbs.: Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright
- 125 lbs.: Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazany
- 155 lbs.: Rafael Alves vs. Damir Ismagulov
- 145 lbs.: Kevin Aguilar vs. Tucker Lutz
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