Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-29, good fight with a nice finish: the mma bout Kevin Holland vs Michael Chiesa gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Chiesa vs Holland is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 29th, at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2 – UFC 291. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Kevin Holland record
The black belt in kung-fu and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Kevin Holland entered this fight with a pro record of 24-9-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 welterweight in the world.
He lost two consecutive bouts last year, against Khamzat Chimaev (Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland) and Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland), but he came back to win with Santiago Ponzinibbio in April 2023 (Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio).
Holland’s next fight: Kevin Holland vs Jack Della Maddalena
Michael Chiesa record
His opponent, the Tuf winner Michael Chiesa, has an official mma record of 16-6-0 (62% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since 2021.
He fought three times in 2021 beating Neil Magny (Michael Chiesa vs Neil Magny) but then he has lost to Vicente Luque (Michael Chiesa vs Vicente Luque) and to Sean Brady (Michael Chiesa vs Sean Brady).
Here is the UFC 291 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2
Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira
Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Tony Ferguson vs Bobby Green
Kevin Holland vs Michael Chiesa
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ABC / ESPN / ESPN+)
Trevin Giles vs Gabriel Bonfim
CJ Vergara vs Vinicius Salvador
Roman Kopylov vs Claudio Ribeiro
Jake Matthews vs Darrius Flowers
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Matthew Semelsberger vs Uros Medic
Priscila Cachoeira vs Miranda Maverick
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Kevin Holland vs Michael Chiesa as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Holland vs Chiesa fight?
Kevin Holland defeated Michael Chiesa via Ssubmission (brabo choke) at 2:39, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 291 post-fight octagon interview of Kevin Holland and Michael Chiesa.