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The UFC’s seventh pay-per-view of the year delivered in a big way on Saturday with UFC 262 at Toyota Center in Houston.
Charles Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) became the new lightweight champion in the main event when he scored a thrilling second-round TKO win over Michael Chandler (22-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC), setting all types of UFC records in the process.
For more on the numbers behind the headliner, as well as the rest of the card, check below for 55 post-event facts to come out of UFC 262.
[vertical-gallery id=610744] The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $236,500. Oliveira, [autotag]Christos Giagos[/autotag], [autotag]Edson Barboza[/autotag] and [autotag]Shane Burgos[/autotag] earned $75,000 UFC 262 fight-night bonuses. Debuting fighters went 1-0 on the card. UFC 262 drew an announced attendance of 16,005 for a live gate of $4.11 million. Betting favorites went 6-6 on the card. Betting favorites improved to 10-6 with one no contest in UFC headliners this year. Total fight time for the 12-bout card was 2:02:20.
Charles Oliveira def. Michael Chandler
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eS3cOyC5Dc Oliveira won the title for the first time in his 28th UFC bout, the most appearances in company history. Oliveira improved to 10-1 since he returned to the UFC lightweight division in April 2017. He's 12-3 (with one no contest) in the organization at 155 pounds. Oliveira's nine-fight UFC winning streak at lightweight is the longest active streak in the division. Oliveira's 17 stoppage victories in UFC competition are most in company history. Oliveira has been awarded 17 fight-night bonuses for UFC bouts, the second most in company history behind Donald Cerrone (18). Oliveira has been awarded 11 “Performance of the Night” bonuses, the most in company history. Chandler has suffered all four of his career stoppage losses due to strikes.
Tony Ferguson vs. Beneil Dariush
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fFL-C9RlCY [autotag]Beneil Dariush[/autotag]'s (21-4-1 MMA, 14-5-1 UFC) seven-fight UFC winning streak at lightweight is tied for the second longest active streak in the division behind Oliveira (nine). Dariush has earned 15 UFC lightweight victories since 2014 are most in the division. [autotag]Tony Ferguson[/autotag]'s (25-5 MMA, 15-3 UFC) three-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn't earned a victory since June 2019. Three of Ferguson's four UFC losses have come by decision.
Rogerio Bontorin def. Matt Schnell
[vertical-gallery id=610996] [autotag]Rogerio Bontorin[/autotag] (17-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has earned two of his three UFC victories by decision. [autotag]Matt Schnell[/autotag] (14-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC) suffered his first decision loss since May 31, 2013 – a span of 2,906 days (nearly eight years) and 17 fights.
Katlyn Chookagian vs. Viviane Araujo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGFE4xeUOJI [autotag]Katlyn Chookagian[/autotag] (16-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) improved to 7-3 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in January 2018. Chookagian’s seven victories in UFC women’s flyweight competition are tied with Valentina Shevchenko for most in divisional history. Chookagian has earned 13 of her 16 career victories by decision. Chookagian has earned all nine of her UFC victories by decision. [autotag]Viviane Araujo[/autotag] (10-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has suffered both of her UFC losses by decision.
Edson Barboza def. Shane Burgos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHC0kRJzdQ8 Barboza (22-9 MMA, 16-9 UFC) improved to 2-1 since he dropped to the featherweight division in May 2020. Barboza has earned all eight of his UFC stoppage victories by knockout. Burgos (13-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) suffered consecutive losses for the first time in his career. He hasn't earned a victory since November 2019. Burgos has suffered both of his career stoppage losses by knockout.
Andre Muniz def. Ronaldo Souza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSu90Z25R34 [autotag]Andre Muniz[/autotag] (21-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) improved to 15-1 in his past 16 fights dating back to February 2014. Muniz has earned 18 of his 21 career victories by stoppage. [autotag]Ronaldo Souza[/autotag]'s (26-10 MMA, 9-7 UFC) four-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn't earned a victory since November 2018. Souza fell to 1-5 in his past six fights dating back to May 2018. Souza suffered the first submission loss of his career.
Lando Vannata def. Mike Grundy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h8VJl7e1P0 [autotag]Lando Vannata[/autotag] (12-5-2 MMA, 4-5-2 UFC) was successful in his featherweight debut. [autotag]Mike Grundy[/autotag] (12-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has suffered consecutive losses for the first time in his career. He hasn't earned a victory since March 2019. Grundy has suffered both of his UFC losses by decision.
Jordan Wright def. Jamie Pickett
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipkU6IpEpic [autotag]Jordan Wright[/autotag] (12-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has earned all 12 of his career victories by stoppage. He's finished 11 of those wins in Round 1. Wright has earned both of his UFC victories by knockout. [autotag]Jamie Pickett[/autotag] (11-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his career.
Andrea Lee def. Antonina Shevchenko
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2llFeVlNmIg [autotag]Andrea Lee[/autotag] (12-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) snapped her three-fight losing skid for her first victory since July 2019. Lee earned the first stoppage victory of her UFC career. Lee earned the seventh triangle-armbar submission win in UFC history. [autotag]Antonina Shevchenko[/autotag] (9-2 MMA, 3-3 UFC) suffered the first stoppage loss of her career with her submission defeat.
Priscila Cachoeira def. Gina Mazany
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y76EIANmqIk [autotag]Priscila Cachoeira[/autotag] (10-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has earned both of her UFC victories by knockout. [autotag]Gina Mazany[/autotag] (7-5 MMA, 1-5 UFC) fell to 1-1 since she dropped to the UFC women's flyweight division in November 2020. Mazany suffered four of her five career losses by stoppage.
Tucker Lutz def. Kevin Aguilar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11B6pxfJXHk [autotag]Tucker Lutz[/autotag] (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has won 12 consecutive fights since losing his MMA debut. [autotag]Kevin Aguilar[/autotag]'s (17-5 MMA, 2-4 UFC) four-fight losing skid is the longest of his career. He hasn't earned a victory since March 2019. Aguilar has suffered two of his four UFC losses by decision.
Christos Giagos def. Sean Soriano
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWWi7TR9J5w Giagos (19-8 MMA, 5-4 UFC) improved to 4-2 since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in September 2018. Giagos has earned both of his UFC stoppage victories by submission. [autotag]Sean Soriano[/autotag] (14-6 MMA, 0-4 UFC) remained winless in the UFC over two stints after going 0-3 in 2014-2015. Soriano has suffered six of his seven career losses by stoppage. UFC research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.