UFC 274 will the fifth UFC PPV for the year 2022. The event will take place at Footprint Center, Pheoniz, AZ, US on May 7, 2022.
Charles Oliviera vs Justin Gaethje lightweight bout is the main event for this PPV where the UFC World Lightweight Championship will be on the line only for Justin Gaethje since Oliviera missed weight at weigh-in.
Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza women’s strawweight championship bout will be the co-main event. Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson will face off in an important lightweight bout.
Keep reading for the complete details on UFC 274: Oliviera vs Gaethje PPV.
- Date: 7 May 2022
- Time: Main Card- 10 PM ET, Prelims – 8 PM ET, Early Prelims – 6:00 PM EST
- Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ, US
Journey Newson vs Fernie Garcia
Journey Newson won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Loopy Godinez vs Ariane Carnelossi
Women’s Strawweight Bout
Loopy Godinez won via unanimous decision (26-30, 26-30, 27-30)
Kleydson Rodrigues vs CJ Vergara
CJ Vergara won via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 28-29)
Tracy Cortez vs Melissa Gatto
Women’s Flyweight Bout
Tracy Cortez won via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Andre Fialho vs Cameron VanCamp
Andre Fialho won via TKO at 2:35 of round 1
Blagoy Ivanov vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Blagoy Ivanov won via unanimous decision ((29-28, 29-28, 29-28))
Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell
Brandon Royval won via submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:14 of round 1
Norma Dumont vs Macy Chiasson
Women’s Featherweight Bout
Macy Chiasson won via split decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)
Danny Robets vs Francisco Trinaldo
Francisco Trinaldo won via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-28)
Randy Brown vs Khaos Williams
Randy Brown won via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Mauricio Rua vs Ovince St. Preux
Light Heavyweight Bout
Ovince St. Preux won via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 27-30)
Tony Ferguson vs Michale Chandler
Michale Chandler won via KO/TKO (Kick) at 0:17 of round 2
Rose Namajunas(c) vs Carla Esparza
UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship Bout
Carla Esparza won via Split decision (47-48, 46-49, 48-47)
Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje
Charles Oliveira won via submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:22 in round 1
Cancelled or moved bouts
- Michael Johnson vs. Alan Patrick
- Glover Teixeira vs. Jiří Procházka
- Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Ribas
NEWS & UPDATES
UFC 274 was earlier rumored to be taking place in Brazil on May 7. However, on March 5, 2022, UFC announced Footprint Center in Pheonix, AZ as the confirmed location.
On January 26, 2022, UFC President Dana White confirmed to ESPN that Charles Oliveira would defend Lightweight Championship against Justin Gaethje at the event.[details] The match was promoted to the main event after Glover Teixeira vs Jiri Prochazka match was shifted to UFC 275. At weigh-in(on May 6, 2022), Charles Oliviera missed weight by 0.5 lbs. He was stripped of the title which will be on the line only for Justin Gaethje.
On March 16, 2022, Sports Illustrated reported that Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza match would occur at this event with women’s strawweight title on the line. This is their second clash, coming 7 years after the inaugural UFC strawweight title match between them in 2015.[details]
In February 2022, Michael Chandler told in an interview that he is preparing for a fight against Tony Ferguson in the summer. On March 10, 2022, Sports Illustrated’s Justin Barrasso confirmed that Chandler vs Ferguson is booked for UFC 274. UFC confirmed the bout two days later.
On February 25, 2022, Ag.Fight reported that a rematch between Mauricio Rua and Ovince Saint Preux is in the work. They first clashed at a Fight Night event in November 2014, where OSP got a knockout win in 34 seconds.
On February 1, 2022, Blagoy Ivanov vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima bout is said to be in work for UFC 274, as per BJPenn.com. De Lima confirmed the same via his Instagram. Ivanov is returning to Octagon after 2 years layoff.
On February 24, 2022, Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell bout was announced by Iridium Sports Agency.
On March 5, 2022, Randy Brown vs Khaos Williams bout was confirmed by multiple outlets.
Kleydson Rodrigues vs CJ Vergara was first reported for this event by MMA Fighting. Vergara later confirmed the bout via Twitter.
Loopy Godinez vs Ariane Carnelossi was first announced by Iridium Sports Agency for UFC 274.
On February 24, 2022, ESPN Deportes reported Journey Newson vs Fernie Garcia bout for the event.
Amanda Ribas vs Michelle Waterson bout was reported for Fight Night on March 26, 2022. Later, the bout was shifted to UFC 274 after Waterson suffered an injury, as per Ag.Fight.