Michael Chiesa entered this fight with a mma record of 11-2-0 (73% submission victory rate – he has never won by ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.41 lightweight in the world; he fought twice last year beating Francisco Trinaldo but then he lost to Joe Lauzon (=Chiesa vs Lauzon).
His opponent, Mitch Clarke, has the same record of Chiesa, 11-2-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class; he suffered two consecutive losses between 2011 and 2012, against John Cholish and Anton Kuivanen, but then he came back to win defeating John Maguire and Al Iaquinta. Chiesa vs Clarke is on the undercard of Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas – UFC Fight Night 63. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs Lamas
Where: Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 63 fight card (main card):
Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas
Al Iaquinta vs Jorge Masvidal
Michael Chiesa vs Mitch Clarke
Julianna Pena vs Milana Dudieva
Clay Guida vs Robbie Peralta
Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira
Chiesa’s previous fight: Michael Chiesa vs Joe Lauzon
Chiesa’s next fight: Jim Miller vs Michael Chiesa
Clarke’s next fight: Joseph Duffy vs Mitch Clarke
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