Michael Chiesa

Michael Chiesa 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Michael Chiesa is a veteran of the UFC's welterweight division. He is an American mixed martial artist and has been professionally fighting since 2008.

He won the inaugural The Ultimate Fighter: Live by submitting Al Iaquinta. Now, as of 2021, he sits at #5 in the UFC welterweight rankings.

Michael Chiesa: UFC Career

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The 'Maverick' started his UFC career in the year 2013, where he was up against Anton Kuivanen at UFC 157. He started his career with a win against his opponent via rear-naked choke submission. Later, he defeated fighters like Jim Miller, Francisco Trinaldo, Rafael dos Anjos, Diego Sanchez, Beneil Dariush, and Carlos Condit to name a few.

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Michael Chiesa punches Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at PNC Arena on January 25, 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

His last bout was against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny, where he claimed a spectacular unanimous decision victory. Now, he is scheduled to fight Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on August 7, 2021.

'Maverick' has a UFC record of 11-4.

Michael Chiesa: Fighting Style

Chiesa holds a fighting style that is unique. He is a submission specialist and 11 of his 17 wins have come through submission. 'Maverick' is yet to win a fight via knockout and has registered seven decision wins. This is a testament to his chin as well as his prowess in holds and on the mat.

Michael Chiesa: Achievements

The 'Maverick' holds a stellar record of 18-4-0 in his MMA career. Furthermore, he is a purple belt holder in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This is symbolic of his submission prowess.

Apart from that, he has won two Fight of the Night, two Submission of the Night, and one Performance of the Night awards in the UFC. He has also won the LOTC lightweight championship at the Lords of the Cage. Chiesa won the 2018 December Submission of the Month awarded by MMAJunkie. He tapped Carlos Condit via a Kimura in the second round at UFC 232.

Michael Chiesa: 2021 Net Worth and Salary

As of July 2021, Chiesa has estimated UFC career earnings of $1,238,600, according to The Sports Daily. In his fight against Rafael dos Anjos in 2020, the 'Maverick' earned a large sum of $154,000. His biggest paycheck ($162,000) came from his fight against Neil Magny in January 2021.

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 25: Michael Chiesa prepares to fight Rafael Dos Anjos in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at PNC Arena on January 25, 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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NicknameMaverick
Age33
Born12-07-1987
NationalityAmerican
HometownAurora, United States
Height6'1"
Reach75"
Leg Reach43"
Trains AtSik-Jitsu MMA, Spokane, Washington, United States
MMA Record18-4-0
Active Win Streak 4
Net WorthNA
 Weight/Division170 lbs / Welterweight
 Marital Status/Partner Name NA/NA