Belts on The Line
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Who won Oliveira vs Chandler?
Charles Oliveira beat Michael Chandler by , during the main event of UFC 262, on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Charles Oliveira.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
This contest was for the UFC lightweight championship.
Oliveira vs Chandler stats
Charles Oliveira stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Michael Chandler made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Oliveira and Chandler have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Charles Oliveira was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Oliveira had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chandler. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Oliveira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Chandler, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 69 to Chandler's 60.
Oliveira vs Chandler form
Chandler had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had beat Benson Henderson at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had been beaten by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.
He had beat Brent Primus at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Oliveira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Chandler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.