A potential lightweight contender fight between Charles Oliveira and Benil Dariush has been added to the UFC 288 card on May 6.
The Brazilian fighter announced this on social networks, and later this information was confirmed by sources close to the situation.
Last October at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi, Charles Oliveira failed to capture the vacant UFC lightweight championship belt, losing by arm triangle choke in the second round to Islam Makhachev, and Benil Dariush scored his eighth consecutive victory at the same event, winning by unanimous decision. by Mateusz Gamrot.
Oliveira and Dariush are currently ranked #1 and #4 in the UFC lightweight rankings, respectively.