I don't classify myself as a wrestler, I'm a grappler
I don't take a guy down just to hold him, I look for damage and submissions
I've always prided myself on being mentally tough, but just because you're mentally tough doesn't mean that what's going on between your ears is always good things
Michael Chiesa is an American Mixed Martial Artist(MMA) fighter who currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC). He has also appeared in the award-winning documentary “Fight Life” in 2013. He ranked #9 in the official UFC lightweight rankings on 12th December 2018.
What is Michael Chiesa famous for?
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Famous as an American MMA fighter who competes in the UFC.
Recently on 6th July 2019, Michael Chiesa defeated Diego Sanchez in the welterweight division match via unanimous decision.
He dominated Sanchez in all the rounds of the fight.
When was Michael Chiesa born?
Michael Chiesa was born on 7th December 1987 in Auro, Colorado, US. His birth name is Michael Keth Chiesa. American is his nationality. His ethnicity is Italian-American. Sagittarius is his zodiac sign.
He was born to Mark Chiesa(father) and Teresa Chiesa(mother). He is the only child of his parents. His father died due to illness in 2012 when Michael was in the “The Ultimate Fighter”.
He was raised in his hometown, Colorado. He did his schooling at Shadle Park High School. He started playing wrestling in his childhood. He was also a standout wrestler in school. He also started learning MMA skills from a young age.
How is Michael Chiesa’s career?
Michael Chiesa started his MMA career in 2008 and he was undefeated in all his first seven MMA fights.
UFC announced his name in 32 lightweight fighters to be participating in the first live season of “The Ultimate Fighter Reality Show” in 2012.
He got the victory in his first match against Johnavan Vistante. After his victory, he was chosen as the fifth pick for Team Faber and his father died due to his illness.
In the show, he played four matches and won all his fights for Team Faber.
On 1st July 2012, he made his official UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale with a win against Al Iaquinta via technical submission and he became The Ultimate Fighter: Live’s inaugural winner.
He got his second UFC win after defeating Anton Kulivanen on 23rd February 2013 via submission.
On 27th July, he suffered his first loss in UFC against Jorge Masvidal via submission.
On 24th May 2014, he got a win against Francisco Trinaldo via unanimous decision. He faced Joe Lauzon and got defeated via TKO.
He defeated Jim Miller on 10th December 2015 and got his second Fight of the Night bonus award.
On 16th April 2016, he got his first Performance of the Night bonus after defeating Beneil Dariush via submission.
On 25th June 2017, he was defeated by Kevin Lee via submission. He suffered his fourth loss against Anthony Pettis on 6th July 2018.
He got a victory against Carlos Condit on his Welterweight debut match on 29th December via submission.
Recently, on 6th July 2019, he defeated Diego Sanchez via unanimous decision.
How is Michael Chiesa’s personal life?
The UFC fighter, Michael Chiesa is not married. He is in a relationship with Kelsi Berger. They started dating each other in 2012.
He currently lives in Colorado, US. He is also active in social media with 93.9k followers on Instagram.
What is the net worth of Michael Chiesa?
The UFC fighter, Michael Chiesa has an estimated net worth of $3 million USD as of 2019.
His worth includes all his property and all his present earnings from his fights. He earns different from each fight.
How tall is Michael Chiesa?
The 31 years aged, Michael Chiesa has an athletic body. He stands 6ft 1inch(1.85m) tall and has a bodyweight of 70kg(155 lbs).
He has a fair complexion with brown hair and blue eyes. His body measurement is 42-31-22 inches. His reach is 75.5 inches.
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