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Michael Chiesa Denied His Appeal of UFC Fight Night 112 Loss

Michael Chiesa will not have his UFC Fight Night 112 defeat reversed. In the main event of the card, lightweights Cheisa and Kevin Lee did battle inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma last month. Lee locked in a rear-naked choke in the first round and earned a submission...

Mario Yamasaki on Michael Chiesa Stoppage: ‘I’m Sure he Went to Sleep’

Referee Mario Yamasaki is sticking to his guns on the UFC Fight Night 112 main event stoppage. Last month, Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa did battle inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Lee earned a first-round submission, but controversy ensued. There was no tap and Chiesa hadn't gone...

Michael Chiesa Appeals Controversial Submission Loss to Kevin Lee

Michael Chiesa isn't accepting his submission loss to Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 112. In fact, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight has appealed the defeat with the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC). The controversy lies in the fact that Chiesa didn't tap or pass out while being locked in...

Michael Chiesa Says Mario Yamasaki Shouldn’t Officiate Again

UFC Fight Night 112 wasn't without controversy. Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee did battle in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City. Lee locked in a rear-naked choke in the opening round. Referee Mario Yamasaki called a stop to the bout despite the fact that Chiesa...

Action-Packed MMA Weekend Left Much to Be Figured Out (Editorial)

Chael Sonnen, Kevin Lee, Matt Mitrione and Brent Primus were all big winners over the weekend, but what stood out? In all honestly, it was a big letdown for many fighters because of circumstances beyond their control. Sonnen out-wrestled Wanderlei Silva, but the bout brought a less-than-impressive conclusion to their rivalry. Lee...

Kevin Lee Feels Robbed by Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 112

For all the talk about controversy, Kevin Lee believes he's the one who got robbed. Last night (June 24), Lee took on Michael Chiesa in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112. The grudge match went down in Oklahoma City. "The Motown Phenom" earned a first-round submission win even...

Kevin Lee Takes Home Highly Controversial Submission Win Over Michael Chiesa

Finally, in our main event of the evening top-ranked lightweights Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee get to go head-to-head after the tremendous amount of animosity that has built up between the two. Here's what all went down: Round 1: Chiesa lands the first big shot of the night with a left...

Michael Chiesa Says McGregor Fighting Mayweather is ‘F*cking Retarded’

Michael Chiesa has a strong opinion on the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing bout. McGregor is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder, but his next fight won't be a title defense. He'll battle Mayweather on Aug. 26 inside the T-Mobile Arena live on Showtime pay-per-view. Chiesa had...

Kevin Lee Says Chiesa & Nurmagomedov Don’t Want to Fight Him

Kevin Lee is firing shots at Michael Chiesa and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Lee is scheduled to compete on Sunday night (June 25) against Chiesa in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112. The action takes place inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. During a recent appearance on MMAFighting.com's "The MMA...
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No Punishment Handed Down to Michael Chiesa, Kevin Lee

Despite coming to blows during a pre-fight press conference recently, neither Michael Chiesa or Kevin Lee will face punishment from the Oklahoma Athletic Commission. According to a report by MMA Fighting, the commission will not fine or suspend either Chiesa or Lee because they are not licensed by them at...

James Vick Offers to Fill in For Kevin Lee or Michael Chiesa in Case of Injury

If an unfortunate situation were to force Kevin Lee or Michael Chiesa out of their June 25 bout, James Vick will be on standby. Vick is coming off a first-round TKO victory over Marco Polo Reyes at UFC 211 this past Saturday night (May 13). With the victory, Vick is now...

Michael Chiesa Apologizes for Scuffle with Kevin Lee in Statement

At Friday's UFC Summer Kickoff press conference in Dallas, an unlikely duo came to blows: Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The pair started things off cordially enough, but while Lee had the mic, he brought up Chiesa's mother, and things went schoolyard very quick. Responding to the incident, Chiesa has...

Kevin Lee & Michael Chiesa Removed From Presser Early After Scuffle

Things got ugly between Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa at today's (May 12) "Summer Kickoff" press conference. Lee and Chiesa will compete against each other at UFC Fight Night 112 inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on June 25. It'll be Lee's first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) headliner. During...

Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee Set to Main Event UFC Fight Night in Oklahoma

Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee will take center stage in June. The Las Vegas Review-Journal has confirmed the lightweight match-up. Chiesa and Lee will throw leather on June 25 inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The bout is going to headline UFC Fight Night 112. The card also...

Michael Chiesa on Tony Ferguson Brushing Him Off: ‘It’s Kind of Hypocritical’

Michael Chiesa isn't appreciative of Tony Ferguson's rejection. Recently, Chiesa put his name on the list of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights willing to engage with "El Cucuy" for the interim 155-pound gold. Ferguson was supposed to meet Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim title, but "The Eagle" fell ill and...