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Michael Chandler Lays Out Exactly How Oliveira Fight Will Unfold

Michael Chandler is ready to fight for his first UFC title on Saturday night, and he is envisioning his route of victory. Michael Chandler is set for his second walk to the UFC Octagon when he takes on Charles Oliveira at UFC 262. Chandler has had much success in...

Charles Oliveira Downplays Chandler’s Skill Set Ahead of UFC 262

Charles Oliveira is super confident he will become the new UFC lightweight champion on May 15. In the main event of UFC 262, Oliveira and Michael Chandler are set to fight for the vacant lightweight title. It's a fight many pundits are torn on who will win, but for Oliveira,...

Michael Chandler Predicts First or Second Round KO Of Oliveira

Heading into his first UFC title fight, Michael Chandler is predicting a huge outcome. Michael Chandler has been in big situations before, but his next fight against Charles Oliveira could be the biggest to date. After spending many years in Bellator, many of those years as the champion or near...

Scott Coker Believes Oliveira/Chandler Is A UFC vs. Bellator Fight

Scott Coker believes that MMA fans will get to witness a UFC vs. Bellator cross-promotional fight after all. Fans have long fantasized about UFC athletes competing against Bellator's or another major promotion’s stars in superfights and cross-promotional bouts. While Bellator has done this with RIZIN, there have never been any...

Dustin Poirier Signs McGregor Contract After Rejecting Oliveira Title Fight

Dustin Poirier put pen to paper today to finalize his decision to get Conor McGregor for his next fight instead of a title shot. When Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler was announced as the UFC 262 vacant lightweight championship fight, one question that had to be on the lips of...

Michael Chandler Implies That Charles Oliveira Is A Quitter

Michael Chandler is basing his belief that he will break Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 on past evidence. Michael Chandler is on record in recently stating that he believes that Dan Hooker was a tougher test than Oliveira will be, and one of the reasons he came to that conclusion...

Michael Chandler: Dan Hooker A Tougher Test Than Charles Oliveira

Michael Chandler believes Dan Hooker is a harder fight than Charles Oliveira is. Chandler made his highly-anticipated UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 257 against Dan Hooker. Entering the fight, many were expected to see how Chandler would fare in the UFC. Early on, the former Bellator lightweight...

Michael Chandler Envisions First Title Defense To Be Against McGregor

Even before competing for the vacant title against Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler believes that a fight with Conor McGregor may serve as his first title defense after he takes care of business at UFC 262. Michael Chandler set the mixed martial arts world ablaze after he knocked out...

Justin Gaethje Comments On Being Passed Over For A Title Shot

Justin Gaethje thought he was getting a title shot against Michael Chandler, but the UFC had other plans. Late Thursday night the UFC announced some big changes in the lightweight division. Firstly, Dana White announced that champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would not be returning following his retirement. This announcement was...

UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler To Be Held In Houston, Texas With Crowd

The UFC will be making its way back to Texas after all, as the company has announced that UFC 262 will be held inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Only a day after it was announced that the now-vacant UFC lightweight championship would be defended at the event...

Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler Set For Vacant LW Title At UFC 262

Dana White has finally given up (for now) on Khabib returning from retirement, as the UFC has booked Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler to crown a new lightweight champion at UFC 262. According to an ESPN report released late Thursday night, the UFC has decided to officially recognize that Khabib...

Joe Rogan Campaigns For Charles Oliveira To Fight For Lightweight Title

Joe Rogan believes Charles Oliveira should fight Dustin Poirier for a vacant lightweight title. With Khabib Nurmagomedov retired, and likely not coming back, the big question is who would fight for the belt. According to Rogan, he believes a fight between Oliveira and Poirier is a scrap he wants to...

Michael Chandler Is The Essential Piece to the Lightweight Landscape

After the smoke cleared at UFC 257, the former 3X Bellator MMA Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler walked out with all of the house money. The brash American gambled on himself and scored an emphatic knockout victory over Dan Hooker, and it paid off in spades at one of the...

Justin Gaethje: Charles Oliveira Does Not Deserve A World Title Shot

Justin Gaethje doesn’t want to hear anything about “title shot or bust” for Charles Oliveira. With Khabib Nurmagomedov retired, fans and fighters have thrown out ideas for how the new champion will be crowned, provided the UFC officially vacates the title soon. Dustin Poirier has encountered no objections regarding his...

Coach: Charles Oliveira Not Interested in Nate Diaz Fight

According to his coach, Charles Oliveira has no interest in fighting Nate Diaz at 165, 175, or any division at all. In an interview released yesterday, Nate Diaz discussed who he would like to face next inside the Octagon. At the top of his list was Dustin Poirier, and the...