However before Oliveira and Chandler can make their method to the Octagon, they and the rest of the UFC 262 fighters need to initially get through the main weigh-ins.
Oliveira enters this battle on an eight-fight win streak and with nine wins in the 10 battles hes had up until now since relocating to 155. Oliveira, who currently holds the UFC record for the majority of submission success and Performance of the Night benefits, earned this title shot with a one-sided beatdown of Tony Ferguson at UFC 256.
Chandler is a previous three-time Bellator lightweight champion, previously being among the faces of that promotion. Chandler has scored triumphes over Eddie Alvarez, Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and Benson Henderson. Signing with the UFC in late 2020, Chandler made his UFC launching at UFC 257, scoring a first-round surface of Dan Hooker.
Authorities weigh-in results for UFC 262: Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET).
Charles Oliveira (155) vs. Michael Chandler (155)– for vacant light-weight titleBeneil Dariush (156) vs. Tony Ferguson (156 )Rogerio Bontorin (137 )* vs. Matt Schnell (136 )Viviane Araujo (126) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (126 )Edson Barboza (146) vs. Shane Burgos (146 ).
INITIAL CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).
Andre Muniz (186) vs. Ronaldo Souza (186 )Mike Grundy (146) vs. Lando Vannata (146 )Jamie Pickett (186) vs. Jordan Wright (185 )Andrea Lee (126) vs. Antonina Shevchenko (125 ).
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET).
Priscila Cachoeira (126) vs. Gina Mazany (126 )Kevin Aguilar (145) vs. Tucker Lutz (146 )Christos Giagos (156) vs. Sean Soriano (156 ).
May 17, 2019; Rochester, NY, USA; Charles Oliveira throughout weigh ins for UFC Fight Night at Blue Cross Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
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UFC 262: Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler official weigh-in outcomes
Either Charles Oliveira or Michael Chandler will be able to call themselves the brand-new undeniable UFC light-weight champion when their UFC 262 centerpiece is all wrapped up at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX.
UFC 262 happens on Saturday, May 15, 2021, live from the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Follow in addition to FanSided all your live news and highlights.
Chandler is a former three-time Bellator light-weight champ, previously being one of the faces of that promo. Chandler has scored triumphes over Eddie Alvarez, Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and Benson Henderson. Signing with the UFC in late 2020, Chandler made his UFC launching at UFC 257, scoring a first-round surface of Dan Hooker.