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The May UFC Houston Pay-Per-View Show on Wednesday is a packed squad. Promotion officially announced the roster of UFC 262 on Wednesday, and it currently has 15 fights. UFC 262 is set for May 15 at the Toyota Center in Houston. This will be the second promotion event to take place in the full fan arena in this pandemic era since the failure of UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida in April.
At the top of the map, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (22-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) faces Charles Oliveira (30-8 MMA, 18-8 UFC) for the vacant 155lb title. In the co-op just announced late Tuesday, Nate Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC) will face Leon Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the first non-title or non-mainstream UFC. The event is scheduled for five rounds.
New additions to the UFC 262 lineup made official by the promotion Wednesday are Kevin Aguilar (17-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Tucker Lutz (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Mike Grundy (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Lando Vannata (11-5-2 MMA, 3-5-2 UFC), both at lightweight.
The UFC 262 lineup includes:
Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler – for vacant lightweight 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