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Michael Chiesa vs. Sean Brady Set To Take Place On November 20

Michael Chiesa will throw down against Sean Brady in a welterweight matchup this fall. Chiesa is expected to face the undefeated Brady in an exciting welterweight bout for November 20th according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, who first reported the news. The venue and location are unknown at this current...

[ARCHIVES] Kevin Lee: “Cokehead McGregor Isn’t A Real Gangster”

With UFC 223 having concluded, the fallout of the Conor McGregor saga continues. With ample of figures throughout the sport sharing their views, UFC lightweight Kevin Lee recently offered his thoughts. “I think you do have to blame some of the media for blowing the dude’s head up, and he...

Michael Chiesa Makes A Painful Admission In Post-UFC 265 Statement

Michael Chiesa has released a detailed statement following his submission loss to Vicente Luque at UFC 265. Michael Chiesa had hoped to potentially stake his claim to a title shot with a strong performance at UFC 265. A win would have made five straight, and he would have remained undefeated...

Michael Chiesa Takes Credit For Kevin Lee’s Move To Welterweight

UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa says he's largely responsible for Kevin Lee's decision to move up to 170 pounds. After consecutive submission losses to Lee and Anthony Pettis, Chiesa left the grueling weight cuts in the past and made the move up from lightweight to welterweight. Since, the Colorado native...

Vicente Luque Happy To Now Be Ranked Below Michael Chiesa

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque says he welcomed the ranking switch which saw him drop behind his upcoming opponent Michael Chiesa. Luque and Chiesa are set to go toe-to-toe this weekend at UFC 265. The Brazilian will be looking to end the 33-year-old's winning streak at four and, in doing...

Michael Chiesa Says He Poses A Unique Problem To Kamaru Usman

UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa believes he has the tools to "pose a problem" for UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman. Since returning to 170 pounds in 2018 following consecutive losses to Kevin Lee and Anthony Pettis at lightweight, Chiesa has looked back to his best. A four-fight winning streak that...

Luque Predicts “Tricky” Night For Chiesa Wherever UFC 265 Fight Goes

UFC welterweight Vicente Luque is confident of overcoming Michael Chiesa on the feet or on the ground in their fight at UFC 265 this weekend. Having built a three-fight winning streak that includes victories over former 170-pound champ Tyron Woodley, Randy Brown, and Niko Price, Luque will look to jump...

Chiesa: Win Over Dangerous Luque At UFC 265 Warrants Title Shot

UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa says he hopes to secure a title shot with a victory over "killer" Vicente Luque at UFC 265. Chiesa, who is the #5-ranked man in the division, will look to stake his claim for an opportunity to dethrone Kamaru Usman with a win on this weekend's...

Michael Chiesa Feels He Deserves Title Shot Over ‘Sh*t Human’ Covington

Michael Chiesa isn't a fan of Colby Covington.

Report: Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa Set For UFC 265

Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa is reportedly on for UFC 265.

Wonderboy Says Chiesa More Deserving Of Title Shot Than Covington

Stephen Thompson agrees with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman that #6-ranked Michael Chiesa is more deserving of a title shot than #1-ranked Colby Covington. When Kamaru Usman stated that he would like to defend the welterweight title against Michael Chiesa next, this declaration turned many heads. In fact, it’s safe...

Kamaru Usman On Next Welterweight Title Defense: “Why Not Chiesa?”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman believes that Michael Chiesa is as deserving of a world title shot as any of the other names available in the division. After defeating Gilbert Burns in the UFC 258 main event, Kamaru Usman was eager to step right back into the Octagon to scratch...

Kamaru Usman Wants To Return On June 12 Against Michael Chiesa

Kamaru Usman is eyeing a return to the Octagon less than two months after finishing Jorge Masvidal, and his preferred opponent may surprise you. After Kamaru Usman disposed of Jorge Masvidal for the second time at UFC 261, the next man up was identified to be Colby “Chaos” Covington. Unlike...

Chiesa Open to Fighting Thompson if Covington Is Off The Table

Michael Chiesa is hoping to fight Colby Covington next but would accept a bout against Stephen Thompson if he doesn't get his wish. At UFC Fight Island 8, Michael Chiesa earned a dominant decision win over Neil Magny. After the fight, he called out Colby Covington. Although Chiesa knows there...

Michael Chiesa Explains Why He Called Out Colby Covington

Michael Chiesa has explained why he called out Colby Covington. After Chiesa dominated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8, "Maverick" had a timely callout of "Chaos" and many believe it makes sense. However, Chiesa knows it would be a tough matchup for him and that is why he wants...