UFC 274 LIVE RESULTS: Updates as Justin Gaethje challenges Charles Oliveira for lightweight world title – latest

JUSTIN GAETHJE returns to the cage tonight and goes in seek of lightweight title gold at UFC 274 against Charles Oliveira.

The American failed in his first world title attempt against Khabib Nurmagomdeov 18 months ago.

But Gaethje will be buoyed this time around as Oliveira struggled to make weight and lost his world title belt on the scales at Friday's weigh-in.

Elsewhere on the card, Michael Chandler faces Tony Ferguson while Rose Namajunas defenders her strawweight title against Carla Esparza.

  • US main card start time: 10pm ET
  • UK main card start time: 3am BST
  • US/UK live stream channel: ESPN+ PPV/BT Sport 1

Follow along with our live blog from Phoenix below…

  • Jim Sheridan

    Full UFC 274 card

    We expect this one to be epic.

    Sadly there's no Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon, the former has dropped out due to illness.

    Main card

    • Charles Oliveira (c) vs Justin Gaethje – for UFC Lightweight Championship
    • Rose Namajunas (c) vs Carla Esparza – for UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship
    • Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson
    • Mauricio Rua vs Ovince Saint Preux

    Preliminary card

    • Andre Fialho vs. Cameron VanCamp
    • Randy Brown vs Khaos Williams
    • Macy Chiasson vs Norma Dumont
    • Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell

    UFC 274 is here

    What a card this promises to be.

    A real knockout set of bouts are coming our way tonight from Phoenix, as Justin Gaethje and Charles Oliveira battle it out for the lightweight crown.

    It's Gaethje's second shot at the strap after his heartbreaking loss to Khabib at UFC 254.

    He was in the Fight of the Night against Michael Chandler last November at UFC 268 and is now back for another shot at the big time.

    As well as a potentially explosive main event, we have Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza going to war for the women's strawweight crown.

    Not to mention a plethora of other mouth-watering bouts in the prelims and main card.

    UFC 274 coming at you from Arizona – we'll bring you every kick, punch and grapple as it happens right here.

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