UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje Fight Preview

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje Fight Preview

Lightweight champion Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje are expected to drop everything in the octagon as they fight for gold at UFC 274 in one of MMA’s major divisions. Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that champion Charles Oliveira and former interim champion Justin Gaethje will face off at UFC 274 on May 7. We will have this fight on May 7th, as UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN on Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the UFC the fight will most likely take place on fight island, but there has been some controversy as to where it will take place. UFC president Dana White excitedly said “the main that won’t go the distance” at the last press conference. Fans should expect a very fast and brutal fight between the two men that won’t last the full 25 minutes.

The Greatest Championship match Ever?

The championship match could be the greatest fight of all time. This time around we have two exciting title fights and an undercard full of nostalgic fights. Overall the matchups will lead to a pretty exciting night of fighting.

As the UFC record holder for hits, submissions, and post-fight bonuses, Oliveira has established himself as one of the most interesting athletes in the entire roster. Charles Oliveira fought 28 events before his first career title, which speaks to the Brazilian’s determination. 

Prior to his fight, Justin Gaethje has appeared in all but one of eight UFC fights, including the last two pay-per-view events. A former interim champion, Gaethje is known for his fan-friendly fighting style and will enter UFC 274 after one of the best fights of 2021 after defeating Michael Chandler by unanimous decision at UFC 268. His jiu-jitsu is arguably the best in the UFC. weight divisions, but the real story lay in his evolving ability to win big standing fights. 

Undercard Fights 

Now Ferguson is looking to get back in action at IFC 274 and put his name back into the championship conversation with a 22-7 knockout of Chandler. Now he plans to test Oliveiras’ resolve at IFC 274 and finally win his first undisputed UFC title. 

UFC flyweight champion Rose Namajunas returns to the fight to successfully defend her belt for the second time, avenging Esparza’s loss. Rose Namajunas is in her second championship and has knocked out the likes of Zhang Weili, Jessica Andrade, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. After losing to UFC flyweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in 2015, Carla Esparza has since gone 8-3 and now has a five-game winning streak. 

Esparza was the victim of a brutal beating by Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who removed her from the cover photo for six years. As much as teammate Rose Namajunas wanted to focus on that November night to defend her flyweight title, she told The Post via Zoom that “she had to watch her fight, start pushing” while Justin Gaethje, her me, put on a show for a fight that he believed would give him another opportunity to become a champion. her height to become former strawweight champion Carla Esparza’s first stacked division opponent. 

Where to Watch UFC 274

All matches will be streamed simultaneously on ESPN+ in English and Spanish starting at 6:00 pm. ET/15:00 PT with ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass Preliminaries. Previous fights can be viewed live on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service, WatchESPN app, and the first few preliminary fights can be viewed on UFC Fight Pass. A special online pre-sale ticket will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers on Thursday, March 24 starting at 10:00 AM PT. 

You can watch all the action from every UFC 274 fight, including Charles Oliveira vs. former interim champion Justin Gaethje, and any other main and preliminaries, just by ordering from MAIN EVENT. Justin Gaethje will take on Charles Oliveira in the main event of UFC 274, his second attempt to become the undisputed UFC lightweight world champion. 


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