Oddsmakers are leaning ever-so-slightly towards Charles Oliveira in his UFC 262 fight with Michael Chandler for the vacant UFC lightweight title.
Bet Online has released their early odds for Oliveira vs. Chandler. The website opens with Oliveira as a small favorite over the former Bellator star. Take a look below.
Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler:
Charles Oliveira (-155)
Michael Chandler (+135)
Chandler (22-5) is a former three-time Bellator lightweight champion who made a thunderous debut at UFC 257 with a first-round knockout of Hooker. Oliveira (30-8) rides a nine-fight winning streak, including wins over Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee in his last two outings. Oliveira and Chandler sit at no. 3 and no. 4 in the lightweight division, respectively, while Poirier sits at no. 1.
UFC 262 takes place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on Saturday, May 15. The pay-per-view card will be headlined by Charles Oliveira (no. 3) vs. Michael Chandler (no. 4) for the vacant UFC lightweight title. It will mark the company's second PPV event in front of a full crowd since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down live events. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.