Less than a week before the event, the UFC 262 numbered tournament lost one of its main fights.
Informed sources close to the situation report that the middleweight fight between Jack Hermansson and Edmen Shahbazyan, declared the third most important event of the tournament, has been postponed exactly one week and will take place on May 22 at UFC Fight Night 188 in Las Vegas.
The reasons for the postponement of the battle are not reported, but it is known that he will receive the status of the co-main event of the event.
A week ago, UFC 262 lost a five-round welterweight fight between Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz, which was postponed for a month due to the latter’s injury and included in the UFC 263 card.
Recall that the main event of UFC 262, which will take place on May 15 in Houston, will be the fight for the vacant lightweight title between Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler, and in the second most important event of the event, Tony Ferguson will try to get his career back on track against Beneil Dariush.