Mixed martial artist who was named the winner of the inaugural season of FX's The Ultimate Fighter: Live. Since making his UFC debut in 2012, he has become a multiple-time Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night winner.
He competed in regional promotions like Pacific Northwest and made his professional debut in 2008.
He was one of the subjects of the award-winning martial arts documentary Fight Life (2012).
His parents are Mark and Teresa Chiesa.
He defeated Jim Miller via submission in December 2015.