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UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler 05/15/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 262 Oliveira vs Chandler 05-15-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler 05/15/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is gearing up for their most stacked fight card of the month with UFC 262 happening this Saturday, May 15. This will have a live sold-out audience at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. MMA fans can opt to watch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will have the vacant UFC lightweight championship on the line as third-ranked fighter Charles Oliveira takes on the fourth-ranked fighter Michael Chandler. This is the belt that Khabib Nurmagomedov vacated just this March 2021. It is seen in the UFC online sportsbook that Charles Oliveira will be going home with the UFC lightweight championship by winning over Michael Chandler.

UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler 05/15/2021

When: Saturday, May 15, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler 05/15/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Charles Oliveira -135 Michael Chandler +115

Main Card

Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira is a veteran fighter who is coming into this match as a 31-year-old. He hails from Guarija, Sao Paulo in Brazil and has been representing the Chite Boxing Diego Lima and Gold Team fight stable. Oliveira stands at five-foot-ten and has been lightweight for most of his career. His ring name is “Do Bronx” and has a professional fighting record of 30-8. 19 of those wins came from submissions. This fighter is on an eight-game winning streak and his most recent win was against Tony Ferguson in UFC 256 just this December 2020. That match went to a full three rounds with Oliveira securing the unanimous decision victory.

Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler is a 35-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at High Ridge, Missouri in the United States. He stands at five-foot-eight and his MMA training is being supplied by Sanford MMA fight stable. Chandler is nicknamed “Iron” whenever he steps inside the MMA cage and his professional fighting record is at 22-5. Those wins are divided into ten knockouts, seven submissions, and five decisions. This fighter will be carrying the momentum from a three-fight winning streak. His last match happened just this January 2021 in UFC 257 as he knocked out Dan Hooker in the first round at the 2:30 mark.

Oliveira vs Chandler Betting Numbers

Oliveira
Chandler
Record 30-8-0 22-5-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 5’10” 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 74 74
Win by KO/TKO 27% 45%
Win by Submission 63% 32%
Decisions 10% 23%
Strikes landed per minute 3.22 4.26
Striking accuracy 52% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.94 3.76
Striking defense 54% 52%
Takedown average 2.64 2.37
Takedown accuracy 44% 41%
Takedown defense 57% 50%
Submission average 2.80 1.40

Oliveira vs Chandler Betting Picks

This is going to be a very interesting fight and it is forecasted that Charles Oliveira will be taking the victory from Michael Chandler according to the best sports gambling website. Expect a submission win at the third round.