Reza Madadi Out; Michael Chiesa vs Jorge Masvidal Set for UFC on FOX 8

Michael Chiesa

Michael Chiesa

  • 9-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 9 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Charon Spain, Al Iaquinta, Anton Kuivanen

Jorge Masvidal


Jorge Masvidal

  • 24-7 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Tim Means, KJ Noons, Justin Wilcox


UFC on FOX 8

July 27th, 2013

Seattle, Washington

Key Arena


The Ultimate Fighter 15 winner, Michael Chiesa remained unbeaten in his young mixed martial arts career with a second round submission victory over Anton Kuivanen at UFC 157. It was the second victory in the UFC for Chiesa, also defeating Al Iaquinta with submission stoppage win in the opening round of the show’s finale.

Strikeforce transfer, Jorge Masvidal was successful in his UFC debut, earning a unanimous decision against Tim Means at UFC on FOX 7. He’s now won four out his last fights, including victories over Billy Evangelista, KJ Noons, and Justin Wilcox. Masvidal’s only loss since September of 2010, was a decision loss to Gilbert Melendez in a Strikeforce lightweight title fight.


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