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Kevin Lee Wants To Get Charles Oliveira Loss Back

New Eagle FC signing Kevin Lee hopes to one day have the opportunity to exact revenge on UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira.

The pair met in the main event of a …read more

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Lee Opens As Massive Betting Favorite Over Sanchez

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Former UFC welterweight headliners Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez will collide at the upcoming Eagle FC mixed …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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Quote: The UFC Is Pushing Chimaev To Draw Khabib Back

Former UFC welterweight Kevin Lee believes the promotion is heavily pushing Khamzat Chimaev in order to draw Khabib Nurmagomedov out of retirement.

Not many fighters have burst onto the scene quicker …read more

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Sanchez ‘Healthier Than Ever’ Heading Into Eagle FC Fight

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Worried about Diego Sanchez returning to fight the dangerous Kevin Lee so soon after hsi bad COVID-19 …read more

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Posted on January 2, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee: I Knew I Wasn’t Ready For Tony Ferguson

Former UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee wasn’t ready for the spotlight that came with his fight against Tony Ferguson.

Lee was recently released by the UFC in a stunning …read more

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Kevin Lee admits he’s ‘a little jealous’ of O’Malley: ‘He did it the right way’

Sean O’Malley celebrates after his UFC 269 win over Raulian Paiva. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Kevin Lee lauds Sean …read more

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Kevin Lee Is Not Impressed With Khamzat Chimaev

While many have touted UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev as a future champion, former interim title challenger Kevin Lee isn’t convinced.

Chimaev burst onto the scene in 2020, and despite a brief …read more

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John McCarthy says Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez isn't fair: 'I don't think it's a good fight'

John McCarthy believes Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez is a mismatch, but he does see one way that Sanchez could win.
Lee (18-7) and Sanchez (30-13) are expected to square off …read more

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McCarthy: Sanchez Being Used To Put Lee Over

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Eagle FC wasted little time in scooping up former UFC welterweight Kevin Lee, who parted ways with the Endeavor-owned promotion …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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John McCarthy critical of Eagle FC booking a fight between Diego Sanchez and Kevin Lee: “I just don’t think the matchup at this point in their careers is a fair matchup”

Former UFC referee John McCarthy has criticized Eagle FC for booking a fight between Diego Sanchez and Kevin Lee. It was announced recently that former UFC fighters Diego Sanchez and …read more

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Morning Report: Kevin Lee admits to being ‘a little jealous’ of Sean O’Malley: ‘He did it the right way’

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For the last few years, Kevin Lee has been one of the biggest names in the UFC. All that ended last …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee explains why he’s “a little jealous” of Sean O’Malley: “He did it the right way”

Eagle FC fighter Kevin Lee has admitted he’s jealous of the way Sean O’Malley has been able to rise up through the ranks in the UFC. In the last few …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2021, 11:46 am By
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Kevin Lee 'a little jealous' of Sean O'Malley's rise to UFC stardom: 'He did it the right way'

While he doesn’t regret anything, Kevin Lee admits he would have changed a few things early in his UFC career.
After losing four of his past five, including a fight against …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2021, 1:46 am By
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Kevin Lee shares the one possible way Kamaru Usman could leapfrog Georges St-Pierre to become GOAT

Former UFC fighter Kevin Lee has given his thoughts on how Kamaru Usman could surpass Georges St-Pierre in the GOAT conversation. Across the history of the UFC, and mixed martial …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3220: Jon Jones and Dan Hooker go at it, Kevin Lee vs Diego Sanchez, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,220, the fellas had some fun going over some of the latest news sprinkled in with …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 150: Best fights of 2022, Lee-Sanchez announced

June M. Williams

Episode 150 discussion: Our favorite fights of 2022 so far, Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez is happening, Kara-France vs. Askarov, Tenshin vs. …read more

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Diego Sanchez reacts after booking fight with Kevin Lee, says he’s “healthier than ever” for his Eagle FC debut

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez has reacted to confirmation of his Eagle FC debut against Kevin Lee next year. While there’s no way of knowing whether or not Eagle Fighting Championship …read more

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Kevin Lee, Diego Sanchez Agree to Bout at Eagle FC Event on March 11

A 165-pound matchup between Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez is in the works for an Eagle Fighting Championship card on March 11. …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez Booked For March 11 Eagle FC Event

Kevin Lee has his first fight under the Eagle FC banner booked against another former UFC mainstay in Diego Sanchez.

Earlier this month, it was revealed that Kevin Lee found himself …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez targeted to fight at Eagle FC event on March 11

A pair of former UFC notables are expected to face each other in their first post-octagon action.
Former UFC title challengers Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez have verbally agreed to meet …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez targeted for March 11 Eagle FC event

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Kevin Lee’s Eagle FC debut is expected to take place March 11 in a 165-pound fight against The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Diego Sanchez set for March 11 in Miami

Former UFC standouts Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez will collide under the Eagle FC banner on March 11 in Miami, Florida. The former interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), …read more

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Eric Nicksick still thinks Kevin Lee's ceiling is 'so high,' points to specific growth area

Xtreme Couture head coach Eric Nicksick thinks Kevin Lee’s recent setbacks are more to do with mental hurdles than physical.
After seven years and 18 appearances with the UFC, Lee was …read more

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Kevin Lee reveals the only way he’d ever fight in the UFC again

Kevin Lee doesn’t see himself ever fighting for the UFC again unless one major thing happens. Lee was shockingly released from the UFC late last month and inked a multi-fight …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee jokingly explains the difference between Khabib and Dana White as promoters, believes Eagle FC will become the second-best promotion

Kevin Lee is impressed with Eagle FC so far. On Wednesday, Lee officially signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion. It surprised many but right when he began talking to …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee ‘going to shed some blood’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov in Eagle FC

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Khabib Nurmagomedov was for many years an octagon target to one-time UFC lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee. …read more

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Kevin Lee reveals he’s getting paid in bitcoin for his fights in Eagle FC: ‘It gives me a lot more financial security’

Kevin Lee wants to be known as a trailblazer and will be just that when he fights for Eagle FC. Lee will make his debut for the promotion on March …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Kevin Lee signs with Eagle FC, expected to compete at 165

Kevin Lee prior to his fight against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Lee is no longer a …read more

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Kevin Lee says Diego Sanchez will probably be his first opponent in Eagle FC: ‘I’m going to kick his head into the third row’

Kevin Lee is the newest fighter to sign with Eagle FC and his debut fight is being closed to begin made. Lee was shockingly released from the UFC late last …read more

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Kevin Lee Signs With Eagle FC

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Kevin Lee, who also competed at 155 pounds, was scooped …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Khabib adding Lee, 165-lb class to his company

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA promotion Eagle FC has signed former UFC lightweight Kevin Lee and plans to permanently open a new 165-pound weight class. …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee signs multifight deal with Khabib Nurmagomedov's Eagle FC promotion

Kevin Lee used to talk about wanting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Now he’s working for him.
Just one month after getting released by the UFC, Lee (18-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) has …read more

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Kevin Lee Signs With Khabib’s Eagle FC Promotion After UFC Release

Kevin Lee has a new home after his UFC release.

As initially reported by MMA Fighting on Wednesday, Kevin Lee has signed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC promotion following his UFC …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Former UFC fighter Kevin Lee signs with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee has a new fighting home.
The former UFC interim title contender has inked a deal to join the roster at …read more

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Kevin Lee to sign with Eagle Fighting Championship, reveals Khabib Nurmagomedov

Kevin Lee has found a new home. Lee was recently shockingly released by the UFC at the end of November and many were eager to see where he would sign. …read more

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Bellator Not Interested In Kevin Lee

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight-turned-welterweight title hopeful, Kevin Lee, was released by the promotion late last month in what …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Scott Coker says Bellator is not currently interested in former UFC fighter Kevin Lee

Scott Coker says that Bellator is not currently interested in signing free agent Kevin Lee following his UFC release. The former interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), was let …read more

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Scott Coker indicates Bellator not interested in free agent Kevin Lee following UFC release

While some promotions may have already thrown their hats into the Kevin Lee sweepstakes, Bellator is not among them.
Following the conclusion of the Bellator 272 post-fight news conference Friday, MMA …read more

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The Level Change Podcast 151: UFC Vegas 44, details of Lee’s release

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Episode 151 discussion: UFC Vegas 44 predictions, Kevin Lee upset with how he was released, Dana White gets Covid, Blachowicz-Rakic happening, Aspen …read more

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Kevin Lee reacts after being let go by the UFC: “Honestly, that’s what pisses me off the most – the lack of respect”

Kevin Lee has reacted after his seven-year run with the UFC was ended with an abrupt email from the promotion. The former interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), was …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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A “Pissed” Kevin Lee Opens Up On Raw Emotions Following UFC Release

An emotional Kevin Lee has opened up and shared his thoughts following his UFC release.

Yesterday, news of Kevin Lee’s UFC release was made public. This marked the end of a …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee’s advice to young UFC fighters: Cherry pick your matchups

Kevin Lee was released by the UFC early this week | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Recently released fighter Kevin Lee offers blunt advice to …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee says 'lack of respect' from UFC upsets him most about release, excited for big paydays

Kevin Lee says he received an email Tuesday morning informing him of his release from the UFC. It was dated Nov. 17, and it didn’t come from any member of …read more

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Kevin Lee admittedly ‘pissed’ over UFC release, calls entire process ‘kind of a d*ck move’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee was hit with a wave of emotions after he received news on Tuesday that he was being released from …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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Lee Warns UFC Newbies: ‘Don’t Take Tough Fights’

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In late 2017, Kevin Lee was ranked one spot above Dustin Poirier in the UFC lightweight …read more

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Kevin Lee released from UFC after nearly 8 years

One time UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee has been released from the UFC, according to MMA Fighting.

Lee lost four of his last five Octagon appearances losing two …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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The MMA Hour with Kevin Lee, Calvin Kattar, Sergio Pettis, Gunnar Nelson, and more at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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‘UFC made the wrong decision’ in releasing Kevin Lee - Manager

Kevin Lee poses for a picture during a 2017 photoshoot. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/DWTNCS

Manager Marquel Martin speaks up about Kevin Lee’s UFC …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 11:16 am By
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Kevin Lee released by UFC officials, Eagle FC ready to provide a new home

Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC following a seven-year run with the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. The former UFC interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Kevin Lee Released By UFC

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Former UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC.
MMA Fighting confirmed the news with UFC officials, marking …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Kevin Lee released from the UFC

Kevin Lee throws a kick against Daniel Rodriguez in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 28, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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UFC releases Kevin Lee after seven years, 18 appearances

Kevin Lee has been let go from the UFC roster.
Lee, who competed 18 times for the promotion since his February 2014 debut and once fought for the interim lightweight championship, …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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UFC releases one-time interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee was let go by the UFC after losing a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in August. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee has …read more

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