Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson Set For UFC 274

A lightweight showdown is set for UFC 274.

According to Sports Illustrated, a verbal agreement is in place from both fifth-ranked lightweight contender Michael Chandler and former interim UFC Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson to clash at UFC 274 on May 7.

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Chandler (22-7), is coming off of a Fight of The Year contender at UFC 268, where he suffered a unanimous decision loss against Justin Gaethje.

Ferguson (25-6), will be looking to halt a three-fight skid following defeats against Beneil Dariush, Charles Oliveira and the aforementioned Gaethje.

The updated card for UFC 274 can be found below:

  • Charles Oliveira (C) vs. Justin Gaethje — UFC Lightweight Championship
  • Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson
  • Mauricio Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon
  • Blagoy Ivanov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
  • Macy Chiasson vs. Norma Dumont
  • Ariane Carnelossi vs. Loopy Godinez
  • Kleydson Rodrigues vs. CJ Vergara
  • Danny Roberts vs. Francisco Trinaldo
  • Brandon Royval vs. Matt Schnell
  • Randy Brown vs. Khaos Williams

UFC 274 is set to take place on Saturday, May 7 from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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