UFC 262 lineup finalized with 15 bouts for May in Houston

The UFC’s May pay-per-view in Houston since Wednesday is a packed lineup.

The promo on Wednesday officially revealed the UFC 262 lineup, and it presently sits at 15 battles. UFC 262 is set for May 15 at Toyota Center in Houston. It will be the promo’s 2nd occasion to occur in a complete arena of fans in the pandemic age after UFC 261 decreases in Jacksonville, Fla., in April.

At the top of the card, previous Bellator light-weight champ Michael Chandler (22-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-0 UFC) satisfies Charles Oliveira (30-8 Mixed Martial Arts, 18-8 UFC) for the uninhabited 155-pound title. In the co-feature, simply revealed late Tuesday, Nate Diaz (20-12 Mixed Martial Arts, 18-11 UFC) handles Leon Edwards (18-3 Mixed Martial Arts, 10-2 UFC) in the very first UFC non-title or non-main occasion to be set up for 5 rounds.

New additions to the UFC 262 lineup made main by the promo Wednesday are Kevin Aguilar (17-4 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-3 UFC) vs. Tucker Lutz (11-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0 UFC) and Mike Grundy (12-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-1 UFC) vs. Lando Vannata (11-5-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-5-2 UFC), both at light-weight.

The UFC 262 lineup consists of:

  • Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler – for uninhabited light-weight title

  • Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards

  • Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Ferguson

  • Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos

  • Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

  • Mike Grundy vs. Lando Vannata

  • Rafael Alves vs. Damir Ismagulov

  • Andre Muniz vs. Ronaldo Souza

  • Viviane Araujo vs. Katlyn Chookagian

  • Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell

  • Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko

  • Joel Alvarez vs. Christos Giagos

  • Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright

  • Kevin Aguilar vs. Tucker Lutz

  • Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazany


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