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Edson Barboza 'very motivated' for Kevin Lee with hopes for Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch after

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – UFC lightweight Edson Barboza suffered a big career setback when he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov this past December.
Barboza (19-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) hopes a win over …read more

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Kevin Lee discusses first camp without head coach, lightweight title picture

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee, who fights Edson Barboza on Saturday night, is motivated by carrying on the legacy of his former coach who passed away in December. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 128 main-event breakdown: The Kevin Lee tool that could foil Edson Barboza

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of UFC Fight Night 128’s top bouts. Today, we look at the Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee main …read more

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Lee: I’ll whoop Barboza worse than Khabib did, then fight for title

Kevin Lee has laid out his plans for his upcoming fight against Edson Barboza, and what happens after if he wins. UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee is riding on …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Watch UFC Atlantic City headliner Kevin Lee choke out Magomed Mustafaev

On his way to an interim lightweight title shot, Kevin Lee won five straight fights, and an impressive three in a row by rear-naked choke.
In the middle of that run, …read more

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Kevin Lee promises to expose Khabib Nurmagomedov after he whoops Edson Barboza

Saturday, UFC lightweight Kevin Lee returns to the cage for the first time since an interim title loss to Tony Ferguson this past October.
Given the chance, Lee (16-3 MMA, 9-3 …read more

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Lee: ‘Cokehead’ McGregor ‘wants to be this thug’

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee gives his take on Conor McGregor’s UFC 223 media day rampage. Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines late last week during the …read more

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Posted on April 12, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee: “Cokehead McGregor Isn’t A Real Gangster”

With UFC 223 having concluded, the fallout of the Conor McGregor saga continues. With ample of figures throughout the sport sharing their views, UFC lightweight Kevin Lee recently offered his …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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'UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee' lineup finalized with 13 bouts in New Jersey

UFC officials have finalized the lineup for next week’s return to New Jersey, which features a lightweight headliner between lightweight standouts Edson Barboza and former interim title challenger Kevin Lee.
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Kevin Lee Shares Thoughts on Conor McGregor Incident: “He’s acting like a child.”

If there’s a topic, you can bet that top UFC lightweight contender, Kevin Lee will most likely have an opinion on it.
The young and outspoken 16-3 155-pounder has made his …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Kevin Lee hates giving 'cokehead' Conor McGregor more press, but 'he's not a real gangster'

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Lee unsurprisingly has thoughts on Conor McGregor’s alleged bus attack, even if he’s somewhat reluctant to share them.
Lee (16-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), a UFC lightweight who …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee: ‘Cokehead’ Conor McGregor is Not a Real Gangster

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee warns Conor McGregor that he is trodding down a dangerous road by trying to act like a gangster when he’s not. …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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The Weekly Grind: Brian Ortega pulls off crazy kick, Kevin Lee gets kicked in the groin

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee – April 21

Date: April 21, 2018
Venue: Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona
TV: FOX/TSN/FS1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
155lbs- Edson Barboza (19-5) vs. Kevin Lee (16-3)
185lbs- David Branch (21-4) vs. Thiago Santos (17-5)
135lbs- Aljamain Sterling …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Kevin Lee Eyes Marquee Fights with Top UFC Stars

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is already setting his sights on big fights despite having his next fight lined up. Lee is slated to fight at Edson Barboza …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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UFC releases poster for Atlantic City show

The UFC is painting it black for their upcoming show in Atlantic City, N.J.
Lightweight headliners Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee join featherweight veterans Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson on the …read more

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Kevin Lee fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov, criticizes weight cut issues

UFC 223 lightweight title challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov and recent UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee have had plenty to say about each other recently.
The pair’s latest feud began when …read more

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Leonardo Santos questions when the UFC will give him a fight: 'I’ve been waiting for a year and a half'

Leonardo Santos is undefeated in the UFC, including a first-round knockout over top 10 lightweight Kevin Lee, but hasn’t entered the Octagon in almost a year.
Santos, the TUF Brazil 2 …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Kevin Lee ‘Wants to Be Tough, But He Has Very Small Heart’

Khabib Nurmagomedov has probably become quite familiar with Kevin Lee’s last Octagon appearance in recent months. …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov fires back at Kevin Lee: “he has very small heart”

Back in December, in the co-main event of UFC 219, undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov authored yet another win, this time at the expense of striking specialist Edson Barboza. …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov says Tony Ferguson fight revealed Kevin Lee has ‘very small heart’

With UFC London now firmly in the rear view, the eyes of the MMA world turn to next month’s UFC 223 and the lightweight title fight between interim champion Tony …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Face Off! Lee Stares Down Barboza In Philly

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim title challenger Kevin Lee and Brazilian striking sensation Edson Barboza will headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 128 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Before they ring each other's, watch Kevin Lee and Edson Barboza ring bell at Philadelphia 76ers game

Before Philadelphia 76ers home games, there’s a ceremonial ringing of replica Liberty Bell.
Tonight, the bell was rung by a pair of UFC fighters set to headline the promotion’s return to …read more

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Michael Chiesa Eyeing Number One Contender Spot by End of 2018

Michael Chiesa isn’t going to let a bump in the road deter him. Following a controversial submission loss to Kevin Lee, Chiesa will meet former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Michael Chiesa Glad Conor McGregor Isn’t ‘Robbing’ Anybody Out of Their Shot Anymore

Michael Chiesa was riding a nice little three-fight win streak until he ran into Kevin Lee, but now he’s back on the journey to restore his standing in the division …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee believes he’ll fight Conor McGregor this year

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee is currently booked for a dangerous test opposite Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 12 on April 21. Though this bout is at the forefront …read more

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Kevin Lee believes he will fight McGregor by the end of the year

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee predicts a showdown with Conor McGregor by the end of 2018. Kevin Lee is currently focused on Edson Barboza, but the top-eight ranked UFC lightweight …read more

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Get cageside for Kevin Lee vs. Edson Barboza at UFC-Atlantic City for $150

Tickets for the UFC’s return to Atlantic City go on sale this week, and you can get yourself cageside for just $150.
Featuring a headlining lightweight contest between Edson Barboza (19-5 …read more

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UFC Confirms Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee, Several Other Bouts for Atlantic City

UFC returns to Atlantic City, N.J. with a card headlined by a lightweight contenders’ bout between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee. …read more

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Kevin Lee: Why I Picked Edson Barbosa over Eddie Alvarez

After his submission loss to Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title, Kevin Lee was looking to bounce back with a fight against “The Ultimate Fighter” Season …read more

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Kevin Lee Addresses Accepting Fight Against Edson Barboza

UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee has addressed his decision to accept his next fight. If you recall, Lee has gone on record in the past by stating in …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Kevin Lee believes Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘looked terrible’ against Edson Barboza

LAS VEGAS — At UFC 222, Kevin Lee discusses everything from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Edson Barboza to thinking he’ll fight Conor McGregor soon to Eddie Alvarez and Nate Diaz. …read more

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Kevin Lee Would Favor Conor McGregor in Fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Outspoken lightweight Kevin Lee believes that if Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were to ever fight inside the Octagon, it would be the Irishman, not the Russian raising his hand. …read more

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Barboza vs. Lee headlines UFC Atlantic City

The UFC confirmed on Tuesday a lightweight fight between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee would headline UFC Atlantic City. A lightweight bout between top contenders Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee …read more

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Posted on March 1, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Kevin Lee on Khabib vs. McGregor: ‘I Think Conor Would Get Him’

Kevin Lee believes if Khabib Nurmagomedov fought Conor McGregor, the “Notorious” one would get his way. On April 7, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will do …read more

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Kevin Lee explains why Conor McGregor is likely to KO Khabib Nurmagomedov

At this point, oddsmakers favor undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov to beat all of his rivals – that includes Conor McGregor. In the opinion of lightweight contender Kevin Lee, however, …read more

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Sources: UFC finalizing Barboza-Lee bout

The UFC is finalizing a lightweight bout between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee on April 21. …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee Expected to Headline UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City

A lightweight matchup pitting Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee is in the works for UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City in April …read more

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Reports: Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee will headline UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City

Jan 31, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta (not pictured) weigh in for their lightweight bout at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 31, 2014; …read more

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‘Motown Phenom’ Vs. Barboza Set To Headline UFC Atlantic City

A lightweight tilt between former interim title challenger Kevin Lee and Brazilian veteran Edson Barboza will headline UFC Fight Night 128 on April 21 live on FOX Sports 1 from …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee slated for UFC Fight Night Atlantic City main event

The UFC’s return to Atlantic City, N.J., has its main event.
The promotion is close to finalizing Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee as the main event for the April 21 event …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee ‘Close to Being Finalized’

A lightweight clash between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee may be on the horizon. Mixed martial arts journalist Ariel Helwani revealed that a bout between Barboza and Lee is close …read more

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Report: UFC working on booking Barboza vs. Lee

A lightweight bout between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee is being targeted for a springtime UFC event. The UFC is cooking up a very compelling lightweight fight for sometime between …read more

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Report | Kevin Lee’s Return is Close to Finalization

It’s been a rough last couple of months for “the Mo-Town Phenom”. Recent interim title challenger and top 10 lightweight contender, Kevin Lee has suffered two big losses since October. …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2018, 2:16 am By
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