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Catch up on the finals of The Ultimate Fighter Live with Michael Chiesa vs. Al Iaquinta fight highlights, via FOX Sports.
The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale was held June 1, 2012, at the Palms Casino Resort in Paradise, NV. Undefeated underdog Michael Chiesa (8-0) took on Matt Serra protégé Al Iaquinta (5-2-1) for the right to be crowned winner of The Ultimate Fighter Live. Check out the video highlights below.
For more on Chiesa's emotional victory, check out the play-by-play from MMA Fighting's own Dave Doyle.
Round 1: Herb Dean is the third man in for this one. Iaquinta catches a Chiesa kick, backs him into the cage and lands several punches. Chiesa with a combo and a kick, but Iaquinta again catches the kick. The exchange leads to a body lock and ends with Chiesa getting Iaquinta's back. Midway through the round, Chiesa still working for the rear-naked choke. He gets it. Iaquinta goes out. Michael Chiesa wins "The Ultimate Fighter."
Ultimate Fighter Live Finale results: Michael Chiesa def. Al Iaquinta via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:47 of the first round.
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