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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.

Thug’s Secret

Pic; Former UFC champ Rose Namajunas in Victoria's Secret lingerie for latest Instagram ad campaign from the undergarment giant focusing on inclusivity.

Zap! Boom! Pow!

Justin Gaethje believes Islam Makhachev will be in for a surprise when he collides with Charles Oliveira for the lightweight title at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi.

Namajunas ‘Lifting Lots Of Weights’ For UFC Return

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas is planning her Octagon return for later this year but in the interim will start grappling and "lifting lots of weights."

‘My Dad Called Me Crying Like A Child’

Former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira reveals family heartbreak of losing 155-pound title after weigh-in debacle against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274.

Video: Michael Chandler Is ‘The Masked Singer’

Michael Chandler on Masked Singer: Watch video of the No. 5-ranked UFC lightweight contender as he sings "Baby One More Time" from Britney Spears.

Esparza Avoids Surgery

Carla Esparza will not need surgery to correct her nagging injuries and expects to fight by the end of the year, possibly against Zhang Weili or Marina Rodriguez.

Bookies Favor Oliveira To Beat Volkanovski

UFC odds: Reigning featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski opened as betting underdog against former lightweight titleholder Charles Oliveira.

Gaethje Headed For Surgery

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje will be going under the knife this month but plans one last run toward the division title starting early 2023.

Oliveira Blasts Arizona Athletic Commission: ‘They Robbed Me’

Charles Oliveira is accusing the Arizona State Athletic Commission of sabotaging his UFC 274 weigh in to help Justin Gaethje win the lightweight title.

Fergie Fries Dana Over Fake ‘Washed’ Quote

Former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was "pissed" by a "washed" quote from UFC President Dana White, which later turned out to be fake.

Poirier Believes Oliveira Could Have Cut More Weight: ‘He Wasn’t Stumbling Around’

Dustin Poirier gives his take on Charles Oliveira’s weight miss and subsequent lightweight title stripping last month at UFC 274.

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.

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