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Kevin Holland submits Michael Chiesa-Kevin Holland in first round at UFC 291

We break down pre-fight odds, provide round-by-round odds, and get you the eventual result for Michael Chiesa-Kevin Holland at UFC 291.

Kevin Holland and Michael Chiesa face off during the UFC 291 ceremonial weigh-in at Delta Center on July 28, 2023 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Update - Kevin Holland made quick work of Michael Kiesa, submitting his opponent in the first round.

UFC 291 will open its main card with a welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Holland. The main card will air as an ESPN+ PPV at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City at 10 p.m. ET.

Chiesa is 18-6 and making his return to the octagon for the first time in nearly two years. He last fought in November 2021, when he lost a unanimous decision to Sean Brady at a UFC Fight Night event. Three months prior to that he lost via first-round submission to Vicente Luque at UFC 265.

Holland heads into this bout with a 24-9 record with one no-contest. He last fought in April, knocking out Santia Ponzinibbio in the third round of their UFC 287 bout. He was 2-4 with his one no-contest in the seven bouts prior to that.

Holland is favored to win in this bout with -140 odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. The favored outcome is a Holland win by KO, TKO, or DQ at +140. A Chiesa submission win follows at +330 and a Chiesa decision win follows at +350.

We’ll be providing live updates throughout the fight with round-by-round scoring until a winner is determined.

Michael Chiesa-Kevin Holland round-by-round results

Round 1 — TBD

Round 2 — TBD

Round 3 — TBD