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Michael Chiesa on UFC 226 weight cut: ” I thought I was seriously gonna die” MMA News 

Michael Chiesa on UFC 226 weight cut: ” I thought I was seriously gonna die”

UFC 226 fight week saw it’s shares of highs for some, and lows for others, one UFC fighter on the recieving end of those lows was perennial UFC lightweight contender, Michael Chiesa. It all started on the day of UFC 226 weigh-ins as “Maverick” Chiesa was getting set for his biggest fight to date against seasoned veteran an former UFC... Read More
Sik-Jitsu coach Rick Little on Michael Chiesa vs Anthony Pettis “The inevitable is Michael is a better fighter” Interviews MMA News 

Sik-Jitsu coach Rick Little on Michael Chiesa vs Anthony Pettis “The inevitable is Michael is a better fighter”

  Sik-Jitsu Head Coach Rick Little joined me on the show to talk about his fighters competing including Michael Chiesa who fights Anthony Pettis at UFC 226. Sik-Jitsu is located in Spokane, Washington and is home to also Julianna Pena, Sam Sicilia, Daniel Spitz, and Elizabeth Phillips. Sean Lennon – Wanted to ask u about the Rocky Pennington situation w... Read More
Michael Chiesa disses Conor McGregor, says he “cost him UFC title shot” in bus attack MMA News 

Michael Chiesa disses Conor McGregor, says he “cost him UFC title shot” in bus attack

Just when you thought the UFC 223 drama was over…… Apparently not, as one of the prime victims who suffered several facial lacerations in the midst of Conor McGregor’s vicious attack on the UFC fighter bus during Media Day, has decided to finally break his silence. His name? None other top lightweight contender and UFC fan favorite Michael Chiesa. At UFC... Read More
Michael Chiesa coach Rick Little: Title fight was ‘our fight’ before McGregor fiasco Interviews MMA News SFLC Podcast 

Michael Chiesa coach Rick Little: Title fight was ‘our fight’ before McGregor fiasco

Most of the time when I cover MMA events, I see familiar faces. Reporters such as Mike Pendleton and Mike Straus certainly come to mind in Chicago. Members of the Illinois State Athletic Commission have to be there, so you get to know them as well. Coaches and trainers from gyms all over are out and about and most of... Read More
Did the UFC 223 chaos throw fighters off their game? MMA News Opinion 

Did the UFC 223 chaos throw fighters off their game?

It can be easy for fans to poke fun and form strong opinions about things that happen, out of the ordinary on fight week. The incidents that happened at UFC 223 are still being spoken of and whether good bad or indifferent people in the fight game are expressing varying opinions on what happened and how it affected the brand... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast:  Lesnar back in USADA? Chiesa denied, more MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast 

Split Decision MMA Podcast: Lesnar back in USADA? Chiesa denied, more

WATCH BELOW: On this episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast: Notorious to get his own biopic ?….. Chiesa is denied … Stipe vs Cain after Stipe vs Contract negotiation … Lesnar back in USADA testing ??…. Pfister brought in on charges … Yoel shows his LOVE for Bisping in new video rant… Bang to receive charges as part of... Read More
UFC Fight Night 112 Results from Oklahoma City – Chiesa vs. Lee Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 112 Results from Oklahoma City – Chiesa vs. Lee

UFC Fight Night 112 take place at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The card is a rare Sunday evening UFC event and airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass. The main event was between rising UFC lightweights, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee.  Lee found an early advantage and pounced on Chiesa, and continued throughout... Read More
UFC Fight Night 112 weigh-in results – No ceremonial weigh-ins today Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 112 weigh-in results – No ceremonial weigh-ins today

The early weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 112 take place at the UFC host hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There are no ceremonial weigh-ins for the event, which takes place Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The main card airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass. Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has missed... Read More
SFLC 248: UFC Oklahoma City headliner Michael Chiesa, Damon Martin Interviews MMA News SFLC Podcast 

SFLC 248: UFC Oklahoma City headliner Michael Chiesa, Damon Martin

We heard from one half of this Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night main event in OKC last month, now it’s time to hear from the other half. Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) joins us to discuss his big fight with Kevin Lee at UFC Oklahoma City. We are then joined by Fox Sports senior writer covering the UFC Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) to... Read More