Michael Chiesa Says He Fractured Nose Before UFC Fight Night Raleigh, Posts Video Of Incident


Michael Chiesa and former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos competed in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Raleigh, with Chiesa picking up a unanimous decision win on that night.

However, a victorious Chiesa didn’t come into the fight completely healthy, as the fighter suffered a fractured nose approximately a month before the event.

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Chiesa posted the following on Instagram, which also features the moment the nose fracture happened:


The win was a valuable one for Chiesa, who went from unranked in the UFC Welterweight Division to a #7 ranking after the victory.

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