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, Colorado USA
Fights Out Of: Spokane Valley, Washington 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
UPCOMING
Michael Chiesa
Apr 4, 2015
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Loss
Michael Chiesa
Sep 5, 2014
21
30
2
1
0
0
1
1
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Michael Chiesa
May 24, 2014
19
13
2
0
0
1
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Chiesa
Nov 6, 2013
4
7
2
1
1
2
1
3
R2 Submission
Loss
Michael Chiesa
Jul 27, 2013
24
24
2
0
0
2
0
3
R2 Submission
Win
Michael Chiesa
Feb 23, 2013
5
18
1
0
2
0
1
0
R2 Submission
Michael Chiesa
Jun 1, 2012
9
8
1
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training for me is really well-rounded. No day in the gym is specific to one facet; we make sure to touch on a little bit of everything every day. That way I leave no stone unturned on fight night.

Thoughts on opponent, Mitch Clarke? He’s on a two-fight win streak, with his latest fight being a win over the #15 ranked Al Iaquinta, who is tough as nails. He does his camps at The Lab under the watchful eye of John Crouch and his coaching staff. I’ve spent time training there myself so I know he’ll be well prepared and ready on April 4th.

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. I’m a white belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Luiz Claudio.

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 (6 RNC, D'Arce, triangle)

• Five first round finishes, all in under three minutes

• Has won two of his last three

Career

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