UFC 262 (Main event): Charles Oliveira is the new lightweight champion; knocks out Chandler in round-two

After a poor first round, Oliveira landed a crisp hook that caught Michael Chandler by complete surprise.

Charles Oliveira knocking Chandler out
Charles Oliveira delivering the knockout blow on Michael Chandler

The main event of UFC 262 was for the vacant lightweight championship. Newcomer Michael Chandler, who made an impressive debut took on the UFC tested and seasoned Charles Oliveira. Oliveira was coming off a marauding victory over Tony Ferguson at UFC 256, whereas Chandler was coming off his impressive debut win against Dan Hooker at UFC 257.

Round 1:

Two low calf kicks from Oliveira. A massive left hook from Chandler. Chandler went for a guillotine, but Oliveira escaped. Oliveira reversed it in the blink of an eye. After struggling for a bit Chandler got back to his feet, and he started exploding. A massive flurry of punches rocked Oliveira. He was struggling. The power of Chandler was a sight to behold. Massive elbows from Chandler followed. 10-9 Chandler

Amazing turnaround from Oliveira!

Round 2:

A massive flurry of punches knocked out Chandler right at the beginning of the round. How quick was that turnaround?!

Winner : Charles Oliveira def. Michael Chandler via. TKO (Round 2)

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