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'So let's fight': Nate Diaz responds to Vicente Luque's callout for 'fight of the year' matchup

It appears that Nate Diaz has set his sights on a surging welterweight contender.
Following his first-round submission victory over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 in August, Vicente Luque pondered the …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show: UFC Vegas 36, Brady-Chiesa, Pereira signs w/ UFC

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Episode 137 discussion: UFC Vegas 36 recap, Holyfield-Belfort moved to Florida, Sean Brady vs. Michael Chiesa, Alex Pereira signs with UFC, Justin …read more

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Michael Chiesa to Face Sean Brady at UFC Event on Nov. 20

A place in the top 10 of the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division is up for grabs in November. …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Sean Brady on tap for Nov. 20 UFC event

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UFC veteran Michael Chiesa will try to hand undefeated welterweight Sean Brady his first loss and rebound from …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Sean Brady Set To Take Place On November 20

Michael Chiesa will throw down against Sean Brady in a welterweight matchup this fall. Chiesa is expected to face the undefeated Brady in an exciting welterweight bout for November 20th …read more

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Sean Brady vs. Michael Chiesa set for November UFC event

An intriguing welterweight clash between a perennial contender and a fast-rising prospect is set for November.
MMA Junkie on Thursday learned from two people with knowledge of the booking that Sean …read more

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Nate Diaz Gives Vicente Luque’s Callout A Favorable Response

Nate Diaz has reacted to Vicente Luque’s callout, and his response bodes well for “The Silent Assasin.” After defeating Michael Chiesa at UFC 265, Vicente Luque politely called out Kamaru …read more

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Chaos! Woodley Restrained During Post-Presser Melee

I guess we’ve learned nothing from the Michael Chiesa fiasco.
Benches cleared following the Tyron Woodley vs. Jake Paul press conference on Thursday after some crap-talking creamsicle dropped a mom bomb …read more

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Vicente Luque explains why he will be the one who will dethrone Kamaru Usman

One of the top contenders at 170lbs, Vicente Luque explained why he will be the one who will dethrone UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Luque submitted Michael Chiesa with a …read more

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Kamaru Usman more interested in fighting Vicente Luque than Leon Edwards, according to manager

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is more interested in fighting Vicente Luque than Leon Edwards, according to manager Ali Abdelaziz. Luque submitted Michael Chiesa with a first-round D’Arce choke to …read more

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White praises ‘killer’ Luque: ‘I love to watch that kid fight’

Vicente Luque after he defeated Michael Chiesa at UFC 265. | Photo by Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images

The UFC president is all in on …read more

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Vicente Luque wants title shot against Kamaru Usman following incredible finish at UFC 265

Top contender Vicente Luque wants a title shot against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman following his incredible finish at UFC 265. Luque finished Michael Chiesa with a D’Arce choke in …read more

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Michael Chiesa releases statement following UFC 265 loss: ‘I cracked’

Michael Chiesa (top) wrestles with Vicente Luque (bottom) at UFC 265 in Houston on Saturday | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chiesa feels he …read more

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Michael Chiesa Makes A Painful Admission In Post-UFC 265 Statement

Michael Chiesa has released a detailed statement following his submission loss to Vicente Luque at UFC 265. Michael Chiesa had hoped to potentially stake his claim to a title shot …read more

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Vicente Luque reacts after submitting Michael Chiesa with a D’Arce choke at UFC 265

Top-ranked welterweight title contender Vicente Luque reacted after submitting Michael Chiesa with a D’Arce choke at UFC 265. Luque was coming into this fight against Chiesa off of a D’Arce …read more

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Kamaru Usman Responds To Vicente Luque’s UFC 265 Call-Out

Kamaru Usman was impressed with what he saw from former teammate Vicente Luque at UFC 265. At UFC 265, Vicente Luque earned a submission victory over Michael Chiesa on the …read more

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'To say I'm embarrassed is an understatement' - Michael Chiesa issues statement following UFC 265 loss to Vicente Luque

Things did not go as planned for Michael Chiesa at UFC 265.
Chiesa took on Vicente Luque in a high-stakes welterweight clash on the main card of UFC 235 in Houston, …read more

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Dana White says Vicente Luque is “now in the title picture” following submission win over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265

UFC president Dana White says that Vicente Luque is “now in the title picture” following his submission win over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265. The No. 6 ranked welterweight in …read more

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Michael Chiesa issues statement following first round submission loss to Vicente Luque at UFC 265

Michael Chiesa has issued a statement after suffering a first round submission loss to Vicente Luque at tonight’s UFC 265 event in Houston. Chiesa (18-5 MMA) had entered tonight’s bout …read more

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Vicente Luque def. Michael Chiesa at UFC 265: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Vicente Luque’s submission win over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 at Toyota Center in Houston. (Photos by Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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UFC 265 results: Vicente Luque calls out Kamaru Usman after submitting Michael Chiesa with slick D’arce choke

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Vicente Luque is ready for his shot at welterweight gold.
The veteran welterweight wrapped up another impressive win at UFC 265 …read more

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UFC 265 results: Vicente Luque taps out Michael Chiesa with D’arce choke

Vicente Luque  tapped out Michael Chiesa with a D’arce choke on the UFC 265 main card | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Vicente Luque just tapped …read more

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UFC 265: Pros react to Luque’s D’arce choke submission win over Chiesa

Vicente Luque finished Michael Chiesa at UFC 265. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Vicente Luque tapped out Michael Chiesa at UFC 265. On Twitter, …read more

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UFC 265 results: Vicente Luque escapes danger, submits Michael Chiesa with nasty D'Arce choke

Just when Vicente Luque looked like he was in trouble, he wasn’t – and then he won.
In a pivotal welterweight contenders fight, Luque (21-7-1 MMA, 14-3 UFC) submitted Michael Chiesa …read more

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UFC 265 live blog: Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque

Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque will square off at UFC 265 on Saturday night. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

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Striker vs Grappler? - Luque says he can ‘surprise’ Chiesa on the ground

Vicente Luque is set to face Michael Chiesa at UFC 265. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Welterweight Vicente Luque is ready to show his …read more

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Michael Chiesa Takes Credit For Kevin Lee’s Move To Welterweight

UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa says he’s largely responsible for Kevin Lee’s decision to move up to 170 pounds. After consecutive submission losses to Lee and Anthony Pettis, Chiesa left …read more

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Vicente Luque Happy To Now Be Ranked Below Michael Chiesa

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque says he welcomed the ranking switch which saw him drop behind his upcoming opponent Michael Chiesa. Luque and Chiesa are set to go toe-to-toe this …read more

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Video: Paul Felder, Michael Chiesa break down UFC 265's biggest fights – including Chiesa's

Heavyweight glory is on the line when the UFC returns to Houston on Saturday.
Houston’s own Derrick Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) takes on the undefeated Ciryl Gane (9-0 MMA, 6-0 …read more

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UFC 265 Embedded – Episode 4: Final interviews and photo shoots

On the fourth episode of UFC 265 Embedded, Ciryl Gane’s coach describes his power. Jose Aldo continues cutting weight. Michael Chiesa relaxes in his room. Pedro Munhoz gets tea from …read more

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Michael Chiesa Says He Poses A Unique Problem To Kamaru Usman

UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa believes he has the tools to “pose a problem” for UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman. Since returning to 170 pounds in 2018 following consecutive losses …read more

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Video: Vicente Luque believes Leon Edwards deserved title shot over Colby Covington, expects win at UFC 265 makes him a contender 

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When Vicente Luque received an offer to fight Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 he knew his path to an eventual …read more

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'Ready for whatever,' Michael Chiesa thinks UFC 265 could be 'walk through the fire' or 'smooth sailing'

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HOUSTON – Michael Chiesa isn’t sure how things will play out when he enters the cage against Vicente Luque, but he recognizes the …read more

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Michael Chiesa says Vicente Luque is most dangerous matchup of his career

No. 5 ranked welterweight Michael Chiesa is less than a week away from arguably the most important fight of his career.

At UFC 265, the ‘Maverick’ is slated to face off …read more

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UFC 265 Clash: Chiesa Vs. Luque!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight finishers Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque will go to war this weekend …read more

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Michael Chiesa believes winner of him and Vicente Luque at UFC 265 should get title shot

No. 5 ranked welterweight contender Michael Chiesa is on the longest winning streak of his UFC career.

Since his move to welterweight, the ‘Maverick’ is 4-0 and looks to make it …read more

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Vicente Luque: Win over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 should have me in welterweight top three

Vicente Luque expects big implications from his bout against the streaking Michael Chiesa.
Luque (20-7-1 MMA, 13-3 UFC) meets Chiesa (17-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) on the main card of UFC 265, which takes …read more

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Luque Predicts “Tricky” Night For Chiesa Wherever UFC 265 Fight Goes

UFC welterweight Vicente Luque is confident of overcoming Michael Chiesa on the feet or on the ground in their fight at UFC 265 this weekend. Having built a three-fight winning …read more

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Chiesa: Win Over Dangerous Luque At UFC 265 Warrants Title Shot

UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa says he hopes to secure a title shot with a victory over “killer” Vicente Luque at UFC 265. Chiesa, who is the #5-ranked man in the …read more

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