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UFC 274

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Phoenix, Ariz., for the first time since 2019 with a blockbuster championship doubleheader. Headlining the ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) event will be Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, seeking to defend his 155-pound title at the expense of No. 1-seeded contender, Justin Gaethje. In UFC 274's co-main event, which will take place inside Footprint Center, women's Strawweight queenpin, Rose Namajunas, will look to avenge her loss against No. 2-ranked Carla Esparza. And Michael Chandler (No. 5) takes on Tony Ferguson (No. 7) in additional PPV main card fireworks that will inch the winner closer to a future 155-pound title shot. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 274 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "The Grand Canyon State" right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed live PPV show concludes.

McGregor WARNED To Avoid Chandler Fight

Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler is a bad matchup for "Notorious" according to one former UFC champion because of the blueprint previously laid by Khabib Nurmagomedov.

USADA Denies ‘Agreement’ With Ferguson

Tony Ferguson claims USADA did not drug test him at UFC 274 but did try to get him to sign a beneficiary agreement, though officials deny that interaction ever took place.

Ferguson Targets ‘Stand-Up Battle’ Against Poirier

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson wants to score a "stand-up battle" against Dustin Poirier in his Octagon return later this year.

McGregor Betting Underdog Against Chandler

Conor McGregor odds: "Notorious" opened as the betting underdog against lightweight rival Michael Chandler for a potential UFC showdown later this year.

Video! Commentary Team Reacts To UFC 274’s Insanity

Check out all of the commentary reaction from UFC 274 earlier this month in Phoenix, Arizona.

Chandler Praises White, Defends UFC Fighter Pay

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler praised the efforts of promotion president Dana White while also defending the pay structure for new and existing fighters.

Khabib Ghosted By Dana White

Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals Dana White has not been returning his messages after the former UFC lightweight champion started campaigning for Islam Makhachev (not Beneil Dariush) to compete against Charles Oliveira.

Screwed By The Scale

Charles Oliveira made UFC history ahead of UFC 274 by becoming the first champion to lose their title on the scale.

‘Very Easy Fight’ For Khabib

Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira would be a "very easy fight" for Khabib Nurmagomedov, according to teammate and top 155-pound contender Islam Makhachev.

Round One Saved Ferguson’s Career

UFC 274 could have been Tony Ferguson’s last walk to the octagon.

Ferguson Considering New Camp, Weight Class

‘Thank God I Made The Trip Back To Reality’

Find out what Tony Ferguson had to say about his vicious knockout loss to Michael Chandler at UFC 274 earlier this month.

‘Big’ John Says Namajunas Vs. Esparza Deserved 10-10 Rounds

One of the foremost experts on reffing and judging lays out the case for 10-10 rounds during one of the worst title fights in the history of UFC.

‘The Chosen One’

Charles Oliveira says though he isn’t the greatest lightweight of all time just yet, he considers himself to be the chose one.

Midnight Mania! Barry Addresses Strickland Rumor, Blames Him For UFC 274

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Ferguson Accuses ‘DC’ Of Cocaine Use In ‘Sad’ Feud

Seemingly out of nowhere, Lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has instigated a feud with UFC color commentator and soon-to-be Hall Of Famer Daniel Cormier.

Injury Rules Out Chandler For Diaz Fight This Summer

Michael Chandler says he suffered a significant shin injury during his fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 274, which will prevent him from returning on July 30, 2022, for a potential scrap against Nate Diaz.

UFC 274 Medical Suspensions: Ferguson Hit With Extended Sit

Check out the full list of UFC 274 medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at the "Oliveira vs. Gaethje"-led event on May 7, 2022, from inside Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Midnight Mania! The Best Selling PPV Of 2022

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‘Perfect’ Rose Defeated By Slippery Canvas

Rose Namajunas stuck to her game plan at UFC 274 but it still wasn’t enough to keep the strawweight title in her possession.

‘That Scale Was Accurate’

Marc Ratner went on Sirius XM’s Unlocking The Cage to discuss Charles Oliveira’s weigh-in disaster at UFC 274 and what may have caused it.

Video: Brazilian Commentary Team Goes Nuts Over Oliveira’s UFC 274 Win

As good as the American UFC commentary team is, they can’t match the excitement of the Brazilian squad cheering on a Brazilian win.

Chandler’s Kick, Celebration Get ‘Fight Motion’ Treatment

Check out all of the awesome video highlights from Saturday night’s (May 7, 2022) UFC 274 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Phoenix, Ariz., in super slow motion.

Midnight Mania! Who’s The Quitter Now?

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Zhang Vs. Jedrzejczyk 2 Guarantees Excitement... Unlike Namajunas vs. Esparza 2

The top of the UFC strawweight division has had a fire lit under it after the most recent title fight failed to meet expectations.

Watch ‘Iceman’ Console El Cucuy At UFC 274

Chuck Liddell gave Tony Ferguson some words of encouragement directly after his tough loss at UFC 274.

Blame The Corner?

Famed referee John McCarthy lays a share of the blame for Rose Namajunas’ ho-hum performance at UFC 274 on her corner team, who McCarthy believes were not fully honest with their athlete.

‘Do Bronx’ Challenges Mac And Nate To Fight ... On The Same Night

Charles Oliveira has ramped up the smack talk since beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 274. Now he’s targeting Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, earning a response from the Irish sports star.

New Rankings! ‘Do Bronx’ Vacates Title, Becomes No. 1 Contender

Latest UFC rankings update: The Lightweight division was shaken up drastically after Charles Oliveira defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274, and then subsequently being forced to vacate the title.

Ferguson Responds To ‘B—ch’ McGregor And ‘Hiding’ Poirier

Tony Ferguson’s fellow lightweights weren’t too kind following his tough knockout loss at UFC 274.

‘She Lost The Fight To Herself’

Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas’ rematch was memorable for all the wrong reasons.

Team Oliveira-Ferguson? Top Dog Extends Hand To Past Foe

Charles Oliveira and Tony Ferguson are on good terms after having fought inside the octagon.

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