Charles Oliveira or Michael Chandler will hoist up their UFC lightweight title in front of an arena full of fans at UFC 262 in Houston, Texas.
The promotion confirmed UFC 262 on Friday, revealing the event will take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Additionally, the pay-per-view card welcomes a full crowd.
Oliveira (30-8) vs. Chandler (22-5) was first reported on Thursday night. The news comes after UFC President Dana White conceded to Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement and vacated the lightweight title. Number one-ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier is noticeably absent from the UFC lightweight picture as he plans for a trilogy fight with Conor McGregor.
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.