An important welterweight match between Ultimate Fighter 15 Winner Michael “Maverick” Chiesa and long-time division candidate “Haiti’s Sensation” Neil Magny were added to UFC Fight Island 8 on January 20th. — From Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Chiesa, who rode a three-game rise in the welterweight grappling ace, was last featured in the UFC Fight Night Raleigh in January, unanimously defeating former lightweight title holder Rafael Dos Anjos.
Replacing Jeff’s “Hands of Steel” Neil, the headliner of the recent UFC Vegas 17, with the August UFC Vegas 8, Magny, a longtime 170-pound feature, has taken over the former champion’s “ruthless” Robbie Lawler. Expanded the victory to three games. We won the unanimous examination.Top 10 pairing news first ESPN MMA Reporter, Brett Okamoto..
Before defeating Dos Anjos in the three-round round, Chiesa sent £ 155 title challenger Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez and former interim welterweight gold holder “The Natural Bone Killer” Carlos Condit.
Chiesa, who has a 17-4 professional record from Washington, has won 11 separate submission wins, including a pre-stop for grappling companions Benil Darish and Jim Miller.
The Octagon is back for the first time in two years — Magny, the flagship of the Elevation Fight team, was 3-0 during the year. In addition to the former champion Roller mentioned above in two other victories, Magny defeated both Anthony Rocco Martin and Li Jingliang.
UFC Fight Island 8 will take place on January 20th. Perennial candidate Leong’Rocky’Edwards and emerging forces recreate the main event from the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with Khamzat’Boltz’ Chimaev honoring the headline I plan to win.
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Report-Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny booked at UFC Fight Island 8 on January 20th.
https://www.fightbookmma.com/report-michael-chiesa-vs-neil-magny-booked-for-ufc-fight-island-8-on-january-20th/ Report-Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny booked at UFC Fight Island 8 on January 20th.