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.
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.
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
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.
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|Hometown||Aurora, United States|
|Trains At||Sik-Jitsu MMA, Spokane, Washington, United States|
|Active Win Streak||4|
|Weight/Division||170 lbs / Welterweight|
|Marital Status/Partner Name||NA/NA|