First Round Management, which has helped the careers of such UFC fighters as Jon Jones and Carlos Condit, has signed Mike Chiesa to a contract.
— malki kawa (@malkikawa) November 27, 2012
Chiesa is set to make his first appearance inside the Octagon since claiming the title of Ultimate Fighter earlier this year. He submitted Al Iaquinta in the finals, giving him his sixth submission victory in eight bouts.
Chiesa (8-0) will take on Marcus LeVesseur on December 8 at UFC on Fox 5.