The main event is now set for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 112 card and it’s taking place in the lightweight division as #7 Michael Chiesa faces #11 Kevin Lee.
Chiesa (14-2-0) will enter the fight riding a three fight winning streak, with those wins coming over Mitch Clarke, Jim Miller and Beneil Dariush. Chiesa was the winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 15, defeating Al Iaquinta in the finals of the reality show. Chiesa will be headlining his first ever UFC event, despite having previously fought nine times in the promotion.
Lee (15-2-0) will be entering the fight riding a four fight winning streak, with some notable wins coming over Magomed Mastufaev and Francisco Trinaldo. Lee will also be headlining his first ever UFC card and he has been with the promotion for well over three years. Lee has defeated one other TUF champion during his UFC run, as he defeated UFC Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Efrain Escudero at UFC 197.
UFC Fight Night 112 takes place on Sunday, June 25 from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee headlining. Fightful will be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.