- What is UFC 262?
- When and where is UFC 262 taking place?
- How can I watch UFC 262?
- Who is fighting in the UFC 262 main event?
- What other fights are on the UFC 262 main card?
- Who is fighting in the UFC 262 co-main event?
- What other fights are on the UFC 262 undercard?
- How can I bet on UFC 262?
- What are the odds for the UFC 262 main event?
- Who do the experts think will win the UFC 262 main event?
It’s time for another UFC pay-per-view event. This time, it’s UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight. Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 262.
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What is UFC 262?
UFC 262 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is scheduled to take place on May 15, 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, United States.
When and where is UFC 262 taking place?
UFC 262 will take place on Saturday, May 15. The main card will start at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. The early prelims will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT, and the main card will be available on ESPN+ PPV.
The event was originally supposed to take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, but due to the ongoing pandemic, it was moved to the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas.
How can I watch UFC 262?
UFC 262 takes place on Saturday, May 15 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main card will air on pay-per-view starting at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
You can order UFC 262 on ESPN+ PPV here.
The main event will feature a rematch for the UFC lightweight title between reigning champion Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler. The co-main event will see a pivotal bout in the women’s strawweight division as former champions Carla Esparza and Michelle Waterson battle it out.
The full UFC 262 fight card can be found below.
Main Card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV)
– Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler
– Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson
– Matt Frevola vs Mateusz Gamrot
– Lando Vannata vs Shahbulat Shamhalaev
– Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie
– Edson Barboza vs Jamie Mullarkey
Who is fighting in the UFC 262 main event?
The UFC 262 main event will feature a rematch between current lightweight champion Charles Oliveira and former champion Michael Chandler. The two men first fought at UFC 257 in January, with Chandler winning the bout via unanimous decision.
What other fights are on the UFC 262 main card?
In addition to the UFC 262 main event, there are four other fights on the card. In the lightweight division, Tony Ferguson will take on Beneil Dariush in what is sure to be an exciting bout.In the women’s strawweight division, former champion Carla Esparza will face off against Marina Rodriguez. The winner of this fight could very well be next in line for a title shot.
The men’s flyweight division will be represented on the main card as well, as Matt Schnell takes on Rogerio Bontorin. And in the heavyweight division, Valentina Shevchenko will look to continue her dominant reign when she takes on Jessica Andrade.
Who is fighting in the UFC 262 co-main event?
The co-main event of UFC 262 will feature two of the most exciting young talents in the promotion, as Charles Oliveira takes on Michael Chandler for the vacant lightweight title.
Oliveira (30-8, 1 NC) is one of the most experienced fighters on the UFC roster, and he enters this fight on a seven-fight winning streak. Most recently, he defeated Tony Ferguson in December 2020 to solidify his place as the number one contender in the lightweight division.
Chandler (22-5) is a former three-time Bellator lightweight champion who made his UFC debut in 2020 with a first-round knockout victory over Dan Hooker. He followed that up with another first-round knockout win over Beneil Dariush in February 2021, cementing his status as a serious contender in the division.
The winner of this fight will be crowned the new UFC lightweight champion, as current titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement following his win at UFC 254 in October 2020.
What other fights are on the UFC 262 undercard?
There are 11 other fights on the UFC 262: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 undercard. Here’s a rundown of the fights, with the latest betting odds from William Hill Sportsbook:
Charles Oliveira (-165) vs. Michael Chandler (+135), lightweight
Ryan Benoit (-155) vs. Rodrigo Vargas (+125), flyweight
Catholic George (-340) vs. Jim Miller (+270), lightweight
Shane Burgos (-330) vs. Edson Barboza (+260), featherweight
Alex Morono (-180) vs. Rhys McKee (+155), welterweight
Andrea Lee (-175) vs. Antonina Shevchenko (+150), women’s flyweight
Lando Vannata (-165) vs. Mike Grundy (+135), featherweight
Matheus Nicolau (-115) vs. John Castaneda (-105), bantamweight
Tucker Lutz (-325) vs. Kevin Aguilar (+255), featherweight
Jordan Wright (-155) vs Jason Schellenger (+125), heavyweight
Katlyn Chookagian (-700) vs Lauren Murphy (+475), women’s flyweight
How can I bet on UFC 262?
UFC 262 is taking place on Saturday, May 15 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event will be a UFC Featherweight Championship bout between titleholder Alexander Volkanovski and former champion Max Holloway.
If you’re looking to bet on UFC 262, there are a few different ways to do so. You can bet on the overall winner of the entire event, or you can bet on specific matchups. You can also bet on props, such as how many rounds a particular fight will last or who will get the first takedown.
The best way to bet on UFC 262 will depend on your level of knowledge and experience. If you’re a casual fan, it might be best to stick with betting on the overall winner of the event. However, if you’re more knowledgeable about the sport and the fighters, you might want to consider betting on specific matchups or props.
There are a few different ways to watch UFC 262. The main card will be broadcast live on ESPN+ pay-per-view, and the prelims will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+. You can also stream the event live on UFC Fight Pass.
What are the odds for the UFC 262 main event?
UFC 262 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 15. The main event will feature a lightweight title bout between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira.
Chandler is a former three-time Bellator MMA lightweight champion. He made his UFC debut in January 2020 and won the vacant UFC lightweight title with a first-round knockout of Dan Hooker.
Oliveira is ranked No. 2 in the UFC lightweight division and is on a eight-fight winning streak. He has wins over some of the biggest names in the division, including Tony Ferguson, Donald Cerrone and Kevin Lee.
The current odds for the fight are as follows:
Chandler: -200 (wager $200 to win $100)
Oliveira: +170 (wager $100 to win $170)
Who do the experts think will win the UFC 262 main event?
The experts at CBS Sports have made their predictions for who they think will win the UFC 262 main event between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira.
Poirier has lost two of his last three fights, but his lone win in that span came against the current lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje. In his most recent outing, Poirier was defeated by Conor McGregor in a rematch of their 2014 bout.
Chandler is coming off a dominant performance against Dan Hooker in which he won by TKO in the first round. Chandler has won three of his last four fights, with his only loss coming to then-lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Oliveira is riding a eight-fight winning streak, with his most recent victory coming against Tony Ferguson. Oliveira is also the current interim lightweight champion, as he won the title in December 2020 when he defeated Kevin Lee.