Michael
Chiesa
11-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 11-2-0
Summary: Good scrambling, unorthodox style, standup

Fighter Info

Nickname: Maverick
From: Aurora, CO USA
Fights Out Of: Spokane Valley, WA USA
Age: 27
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
264
36% Successful
94
Types of Successful Strikes
0
94
76% Standing
16%
71
15
8
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
26
31% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
9
1
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Joe Lauzon Sep 5, 2014
21 2 0 1 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Michael Chiesa 30 1 0 1
Win
Michael Chiesa May 24, 2014
19 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Francisco Trinaldo 13 0 1 0
Win
Colton Smith Nov 6, 2013
4 2 1 1 R2 Submission
Michael Chiesa 7 1 2 3
Loss
Michael Chiesa Jul 27, 2013
24 2 0 0 R2 Submission
Jorge Masvidal 24 0 2 3
Win
Michael Chiesa Feb 23, 2013
5 1 2 1 R2 Submission
Anton Kuivanen 18 0 0 0
Michael Chiesa Jun 1, 2012
9 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Al Iaquinta 8 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training for this fight, as any other fight, is always the same. Just sharpening my tools.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training after I saw my first UFC when I was in seventh grade. I just knew that I wanted to be a fighter.

What ranks and titles have you held? I was an outstanding wrestler in high school, and as an amateur I had six titles before I turned pro. I have one pro title in LOTC.

Do you have any heroes? My dad and my grandpa

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me just because it’s the premier organization in the sport of mixed martial arts. It’s what I’ve wanted to do and where I’ve wanted to be since I was just a kid. It’s the culmination of all the hard work I put in over the years of wrestling and competing in MMA.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I did three days of college and then I dropped out so I could start fighting.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked full-time for the Budweiser distributor back home in Spokane.

Favorite grappling technique: I like to scramble and make it messy

Favorite striking technique: Jab, cross, spinning elbow to a double leg

• Team Faber member on TUF 15

• Pro since 2008

• Eight wins by submission

• Five first round finishes, all in under three minutes

Career

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