Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush added UFC on FOX 19

Michael Chiesa

The UFC has added another exciting bout to UFC on FOX 19 as Michael Chiesa and Beneil Dariush has been added to the card. The bout was confirmed by MMA Fighting.

UFC on FOX 19 will take place on April 16, 2016, however a venue has not been announced.

Chiesa (13-2 MMA) is riding a nice two fight winning streak, earning a unanimous decision win over Mitch Clarke at UFC Fight Night 63 and most recently submitting Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 80 in December.  The winner of The Ultimate Fighter 15 also earned a ‘Fight of the Night’ for the latter victory.

Dariush (12-1 MMA) is on a super impressive five fight winning streak. The 26-year-old product of Kings MMA streak includes wins over Daron Cruickshank, Jim Miller, Michael Johnson and Carlos Diego Ferreira.

UFC on FOX 19 is expected to feature a potential No. 1 contender fight between Tony Ferguson and the returning Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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