Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa
Let’s kickoff the main card with a fight sure to bring down the house, as Joe Lauzon (23-9) faces off against former Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa (11-1).
Round 1: Lauzon does what he does best, scoring a takedown and transitioning right to the back of Chiesa. Chiesa shows his excellent ground defense, getting to his feet and pushing Lauzon against the fence. Chiesa now with the advantage, working for a submission on Lauzon from the back after a trip takedown. Lauzon shows his skills, getting out. Now Lauzon in the strong position with the mount, flattening Chiesa out. Lauzon gets his hooks in but the round comes to a close.
FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Lauzon
Round 2: Chiesa sticking to the stand up now to start the round, and Lauzon answers. Chiesa with a nice kick to the body, Lauzon with a takedown and he gets busted open for his efforts. Chiesa is bleeding profusely from the eye and it’s a huge cut. Herb Dean has called a stop to the action, bringing in the doctor. And that’s it. This one is all over due to the wound.
Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 2:14 of Round 2