This is the UFC Fight Night 112 live blog for Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee, a lightweight bout at Sunday night's UFC event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
Chiesa, who has won four of his last five fights, will square off against Lee, who also has won four of his last five fights, on the main card.
Check out the UFC Fight Night 112 live blog below.
Round 1: Alright, it’s main event time. The man in charge of officiating this bout is Mario Yamasaki. The bout begins and we’re off to a fast starts,as both fighters are moiving fast. Chiesa lands a nice left hand, and follows it up with a takedown. They’re breifly on the ground and Lee is now clinching Chiesa against the cage. Lee gets a big takedown and slams Chiesa onto the canvas. Chiesa now working for a triangle choke but Lee defends well. They scramble and Lee gets Chiesa’s back and sinks in a body triangle. Two minutes left. Lee landing heavy shots from the back mount. Lee now attempting a rear-naked choke. It looks tight but Chiesa is holding on. And referee Yamasaki stops the bout, yet Chiesa was conscious and didn’t tap. Bad stoppage.
Official result: Kevin Lee def. Michael Chiesa via submission (RNC) (1st, 4:37)