Charles Oliveira (Gleidson Venga/Sherdog)

UFC 262 Results: Oliveira Smashes Chandler, Claims Lightweight Title

On Saturday, May 15, the UFC hosted UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler from the Toyota Center in Houston.

In the night’s main event, the promotion crowned a new lightweight champion as Brazilian Charles Oliveira took on former Bellator MMA titleholder Michael Chandler. Oliveira had won eight straight, with seven of those victories coming via stoppage. Chandler, meanwhile, impressed in his Octagon debut, putting away New Zealand’s Dan Hooker inside the first round.

The co-main also took place in the lightweight division as former No. 1 contender Tony Ferguson battled the surging Beneil Dariush.


The event kicked off with a preliminary-card stream on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m. ET. The action switched to ESPN for the televised prelims at 8 p.m. ET, with the five-fight main card airing at 10 p.m. ET via ESPN+ pay-per-view.

Charles Oliveira def. Michael Chandler by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:19 – for lightweight title
Beneil Dariush def. Tony Ferguson by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Rogério Bontorin def. Matt Schnell by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Katlyn Chookagian def. Viviane Araujo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Edson Barboza def. Shane Burgos by TKO (punches). Round 3, 1:16
André Muniz def. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza by submission (armbar). Round 1, 3:59
Lando Vannata def. Mike Grundy by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27)
Jordan Wright def. Jamie Pickett by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:04
Andrea Lee def. Antonina Shevchenko by submission (triangle-armbar). Round 2, 4:52
Priscila Cachoeira def. Gina Mazany by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:51
Tucker Lutz def. Kevin Aguilar by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Christos Giagos def. Sean Soriano by technical submission (D’arce choke). Round 2, 1:01