The new lightweight champion of UFC will be determined by the Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira bout.
The showdown is scheduled for UFC 262 on May 15 and multiple sources report that the fight will be for the title. Asof this morning, the belt is vacant after president Dana White announced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s permanent retirement.
Chandler debuted in UFC this January with a win against Dan Hooker after holding the title in Bellator for a few years. On the other hand is on a 8 fight winning streak.