UFC 274: Fight Card, Date and Location, UK Start Time, Tickets and Everything You Need to Know

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UFC 274 is set to be the MMA company’s next big PPV offering, with Charles Oliveira set to defend his Lightweight Championship against Justin Gaethje in the main event.

Rose Namajunas will also be defending her UFC Women’s Strawweight Title against Carla Esparza in the co-main event of the evening.

The other featured bout on the card will feature two of the most exciting lightweight fighters in the UFC today, Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson.

Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 274, including the current fight card, date of the event, location, tickets and more.

UFC 274 Oliveira vs Gaethje Poster
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Fight Card

Here is the current fight card for UFC 274, according to the official UFC website as of writing on Monday 11th April 2022:

  • UFC Lightweight Championship: Charles Oliveira (c) vs Justin Gaethje
  • UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship: Rose Namajunas (C) vs Carla Esparza
  • Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson
  • Tracy Cortez vs Melissa Cortez
  • Mauricio Rua vs Ovince Saint Preux
  • Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon
  • Blagoy Ivanov vs Marcos Rogerio De Lima
  • Macy Chiasson vs Norma Dumont
  • Randy Brown vs Khaos Williams
  • Francisco Trinaldo vs Danny Roberts
  • Kleidison Rodrigues vs CJ Vergara
  • Ariane Carnelossi vs Loopy Godinez 
  • Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell 
  • Journey Newson vs Fernie Garcia

These contests are of course set to change at any time, be it due to injury or COVID-19 protocols.

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Tony Ferguson took a beating at the hands of Justin Gaethje earlier this year

Latest News

UPDATE 7th May: Charles Oliveira failed to make weight & has lost his title!

Read more: Charles Oliveira fails to make weight & is stripped of lightweight title

Justin Gaethje has already put on 10lbs after UFC 274 weigh-in, all whilst Charles Oliveira missed weight by half a pound!

Read more: Justin Gaethje had already put 10lbs on whilst Charles Oliveira was trying to cut half a pound

Khabib’s controversial weigh-in remembered after Charles Oliveira drama!

Read more: Khabib’s suspect weigh-in for Gaethje fight is being re-shared after Oliveira misses weight

McGregor responds to Ferguson's UFC rant
McGregor responds to Ferguson’s UFC rant

UPDATE May 6th: Conor McGregor’s deleted tweet about Tony Ferguson after brutal UFC rant!

Read more: Conor McGregor simply had to tweet after seeing Tony Ferguson bash UFC – he’s since deleted it

Michael Chandler is looking ridiculously ripped for Tony Ferguson fight!

Read more: Michael Chandler is looking insanely ripped for his UFC 274 fight vs Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson can do serious, serious damage as previous opponents’ faces show!

Read more: How Tony Ferguson has left previous opponents serves as a real warning to Michael Chandler

Tony Ferguson hilariously pretended to ankle pick Michael Chandler!

Read more: UFC 274: Tony Ferguson hilariously pretends to ankle pick Michael Chandler during faceoffs

UPDATE May 5th: Justin Gaethje has accused Nate Diaz of being ‘jealous’ of him…

Read More: Justin Gaethje accuses UFC rival Nate Diaz of being ‘jealous’ of his career

UPDATE May 5th: Tony Ferguson slams UFC and Dana White over fighter pay in 8-minute long rant
Read More: UFC 274: Tony Ferguson’s damning rant about Dana White’s company

UPDATE May 5th: UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is expecting fireworks from Justin Gaethje!

Read More: UFC 274: Charles Oliveira expects a firefight against Justin Gaethje

UPDATE May 3rd: Michael Bisping is ‘not confident’ picking the winner of Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje…

Read More: Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje: Michael Bisping ‘not confident’ picking the winner

Here are the current betting lines for the main event!

Read More: UFC 274 Oliveira vs Gaethje Betting Lines: What is Available?

UPDATE May 2nd: Justin Gaethje has warned Charles Oliveira he won’t go down without a fight!

Read More: Justin Gaethje warns Charles Oliveira he will have to ‘walk through hell’ like Khabib Nurmagomedov

UPDATE May 1st: Dustin Poirier has donated $20,000 to the Charles Oliveira Institute!

Read More: Dustin Poirier donates $20,000 to help UFC rival Charles Oliveira’s kids charity in Brazil

Date and Location

UFC 274 is set to take place on Saturday 7th May 2022 from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

Read More: UFC Lightweight Rankings 2022: What Are They Currently?

UFC 269: Oliveira v Poirier
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 11: Dustin Poirier (L) exchanges strikes with Charles Oliveira of Brazil in their lightweight title fight during the UFC 269 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

NFT Drop

UPDATE 3rd May 2022: The UFC has confirmed that they will be dropping the UFC 274 NFT Fighter collection today!

Read More: UFC 274: UFC Strike Fighters Drop NFT: Everything You Need to Know

UFC Strike NFT packs for UFC 274
Credit: UFC

UK Start Time

There are three times for UFC fans to bear in mind with regards to UFC 274, including the Early Prelims, Prelims and Main Card.

The Early Prelims will be starting at 11:15 PM BST on Saturday 7th May 2022 and the Prelims will be starting at 1:00 AM BST on Sunday 8th May 2022.

UFC 274’s Main Card will be starting at 3:00 AM BST on Sunday 8th May 2022 and will be available to watch in the UK on BT Sport.

Justin Gaethje explains why Charles Oliveira is 'incredibly dangerous'
Justin Gaethje explains why Charles Oliveira is ‘incredibly dangerous’


UFC fans can register for the pre-sale of UFC 274 via the official UFC site.

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Conor McGregor’s next fight will depend on the winner of Charles Oliveira’s clash with Justin Gaethje, according to UFC president Dana White.

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