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Kevin Lee plans to stay at welterweight

Last month, in the main event of UFC Rochester, long-time UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee made his debut in the welterweight division opposite a fellow former lightweight in Rafael dos …read more

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Kevin Lee Intends to Remain in Welterweight Division

Kevin Lee had lost two of his last three fights at lightweight prior to making the decision to move up to welterweight. Bound for a fresh start, Kevin Lee entered …read more

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The MMA Hour with Kevin Lee, Adam Borics, the Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more at 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m.: Show open. After a brief introduction, I’ll take a look at the somewhat surprising loss by Aaron Pico at Bellator 222 on the Monday Morning Analyst.
12:35 p.m.: 5 …read more

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Kevin Lee details one-hour phone call with GSP: ‘I tried to pick a fight with him’

Kevin Lee is still hopeful of securing a fight against UFC legend Georges St-Pierre. It would be a career-defining moment for Kevin Lee to step into the Octagon against Georges …read more

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Kevin Lee thinks Poirier’s footwork could be key to stopping Khabib’s takedowns

Kevin Lee weighs in on the upcoming lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. Undefeated lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is the rightful favorite heading …read more

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Lee on a fighters’ union: It’s gonna happen, it’s inevitable

Kevin Lee feels a fighters’ union will eventually makes its way to the UFC. UFC welterweight Kevin Lee believes a fighters’ union will eventually make its way into the UFC …read more

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Kevin Lee recounts phone call with Georges St-Pierre: ‘I tried to pick a fight with him’

“The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee joined Joe Rogan on his podcast this week to discuss all things MMA. A notable topic of discussion was a potential fight between Lee and …read more

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Kevin Lee says ‘it might be a long night for Khabib’ against Dustin Poirier

At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi. The champion is already a big betting favorite.
Although the odds are against …read more

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Lee: Fighter Union ‘Inevitable’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Kevin Lee, is not the first high-profile combatant to suggest a mixed martial arts (MMA) union is in order, and he certainly won’t be the …read more

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Morning Report: Eddie Bravo on Tony Ferguson’s return: ‘Tony is coming for war’

The last year or so has been pretty rough on Tony Ferguson. After winning an interim lightweight title over Kevin Lee at UFC 216, he was later stripped of the …read more

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Joe Rogan Discusses Kevin Lee’s Struggles, Has A Suggestion

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan believes Kevin Lee could use a camp switch. Lee was seen in action at UFC Rochester less than 10 days ago (May …read more

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Joe Rogan compares Kevin Lee to George St-Pierre

Kevin Lee is currently on a two-fight losing streak, having recently come up short to Rafael dos Anjos and Al Iaquinta in the welterweight and lightweight divisions respectively. UFC commentator …read more

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Leonardo Santos changed mindset, training regimen for first UFC fight in 32 months

Take a fighter with an unbeaten UFC record that includes stoppages over names like Kevin Lee and Anthony Rocco Martin and they very well could be ranked among the best …read more

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Kevin Lee provides optimistic update after loss to ‘RDA’

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC Rochester, former UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee climbed up to the welterweight division, where he battled former lightweight champ Rafael dos …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Rochester

When Rafael dos Anjos welcomed Kevin Lee to the welterweight ranks with a fourth-round submission in a competitive fight, it kept the former lightweight champion on a treadmill of sorts.
Dos …read more

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Conor McGregor & Rafael dos Anjos Trade Barbs Over Canceled 2016 Bout

Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos traded insults on social media following UFC Rochester. This past Saturday night (May 18), dos Anjos took on Kevin Lee inside the Blue Cross …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Assessing Sage Northcutt, Kevin Lee following recent defeats

On this edition of the Monday Morning Analyst, Luke Thomas takes a look at fights from the weekend and explains why talent prospect is difficult in MMA. …read more

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‘RDA’ Isn’t Impressed With Conor’s ‘Brown Water Cheap Whiskey’

Shortly after Rafael dos Anjos got back on the winning track by submitting Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC Fight Night 152 last Saturday night (May 18, 2018) …read more

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MMA SQUARED: RDA welcomes Lee to the deep end of the pool

Props to Kevin Lee for accepting such a challenge in his first foray to a new weight class, but there is no mercy in the shark tank that is elite …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Rafael dos Anjos and UFC on ESPN+ 10's other key winners?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Kevin Lee after UFC on ESPN+ 10 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
And with …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Kevin Lee after UFC on ESPN+ 10 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Rafael dos Anjos and UFC on ESPN+ 10’s other key winners?)
Kevin Lee is on a two-fight skid for the first time in …read more

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Disappointed Kevin Lee ‘Felt Like Like Everything Was Falling Into Place’ Prior to UFC Rochester

No longer facing the grueling weight cut that came with fighting at 155 pounds, Kevin Lee expected to be a new man in his welterweight debut at UFC Rochester on …read more

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Kevin Lee releases somber statement after UFC Rochester loss

Shortly after suffering back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, Kevin Lee reached out to his fans with a somber message.
“The Motown Phenom” fell to Rafael dos Anjos …read more

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What's next for Dos Anjos, Lee and other UFC Rochester fighters?

Rafael dos Anjos will likely need one more win to get back into the title hunt, while Kevin Lee must consider which weight class best suits him. …read more

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Kevin Lee Feeling ‘Lowest Lows’ After Loss To Dos Anjos

It was another tough night on Saturday for Kevin Lee at UFC Rochester. The brash fighter has soaked up the spotlight since his first headline fight against Michael Chiesa back …read more

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RECAP! ‘RDA’ Strangles Lee in the Fourth!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee square off last night (May 18, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 152 from inside Blue Cross Arena in …read more

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What’s next for Rafael dos Anjos, Kevin Lee after UFC Rochester?

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with the UFC Rochester card. In the main event, Kevin Lee moved up to welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos.
“The Motown …read more

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Rafel dos Anjos Says Winning At UFC Rochester Was ‘A Big Weight Off’ His Back

Rafael dos Anjos was riding a two-fight losing streak heading into his main event fight against Kevin Lee at UFC Rochester. There, Lee had some early success but in the …read more

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Switching divisions was no solution, so Kevin Lee has a hard truth to face

If you self-imposed a 10-minute limit on your MMA main-event viewing, you would be forgiven if you had concluded sometime in the last year or so that Kevin Lee was …read more

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Kevin Lee issues statement after submission loss to Rafael dos Anjos

When Kevin Lee moved up to the welterweight division to fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester, his hope was to separate himself from a tough …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos was ‘under a lot of pressure’ before Kevin Lee victory

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC Rochester, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos corrected a two-fight losing streak, submitting Kevin Lee in a welterweight contender bout.
Dos …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos: ‘I’m on a mission… I want to be a two-division champion’ (video)

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Rafael Dos Anjos had to go deep into the fourth round to finish Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10 in Rochester, New York, on Saturday, but that’s …read more

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Lee releases emotional statement after UFC Rochester loss

A dejected Kevin Lee posts a poignant video message via Instagram after incurring his second straight loss. After losing to Al Iaquinta in a rematch last December, Kevin Lee …read more

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UFC video recap: RDA spoils Lee’s 170-debut with sub win

In the main event of UFC Rochester, Rafael Dos Anjos defeated Kevin Lee by fourth round submission, Although starting the fight well, Kevin Lee’s welterweight debut at UFC Rochester didn’t …read more

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Kevin Lee at a loss after UFC Rochester: 'Don't know what happened' vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Kevin Lee is taking his loss to Rafael dos Anjos hard.
Lee (17-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) was unsuccessful in his welterweight debut on Saturday night when he suffered a fourth-round submission …read more

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UFC Rochester highlights: Rafael dos Anjos out-grinds and submits Kevin Lee

Check out the full-fight video highlights of Kevin Lee vs. Rafael dos Anjos from the UFC Rochester main event. The UFC’s former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos submitted welterweight newcomer …read more

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Pros react to Rafael dos Anjos stopping Kevin Lee at UFC Rochester

A welterweight bout between former lightweight fighters Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC Rochester event.
The former UFC lightweight champion, Dos Anjos, entered tonight’s contest looking to rebound, …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Arm-Triangle Dismisses Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 152 Main Event

Rafael dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 152 main event. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos gets back in the win column with submission win over Kevin Lee

Rafael dos Anjos showed once again why he is one of the top welterweights in the sport with a fourth round submission win in the UFC Fight Night main event …read more

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UFC Rochester results: Rafael dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee in round four

Rafael dos Anjos just submitted Kevin Lee in the fourth round of the UFC Rochester main event. The UFC Rochester event just finished up with the UFC’s former lightweight champ …read more

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Pros react to RDAs’ sub of Kevin Lee at UFC Rochester

Rafael dos Anjos tapped out Kevin Lee in the fourth round of their fight at UFC Rochester. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fight, In a grueling affair, the more …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10 results: Rafael dos Anjos wears down Kevin Lee, earns finish in fourth

Kevin Lee pushed a furious pace at the outset of his UFC on ESPN+ 10 main event against Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night.
The fast start figured to make for …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Arm-Triangle Dismisses Exhausted Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 152 Main Event

Rafael dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 152 main event. …read more

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Dos Anjos submits Lee in fourth, snaps two-fight skid

Former UFC champion Rafael Dos Anjos got back in the win column, defeating Kevin Lee by fourth-round submission in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Rochester, New York …read more

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UFC Rochester Highlights: Rafael Dos Anjos Taps Kevin Lee

Rafael dos Anjos taps Kevin Lee. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Rochester from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on ESPN+. After …read more

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UFC Rochester results: Rafael dos Anjos outlasts Kevin Lee, scores fourth-round submission

Rafael dos Anjos gave Kevin Lee a rude welcome to the welterweight division.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, …read more

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Twitter reacts to Rafael dos Anjos' submission of Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10

Rafael dos Anjos yet again avoided experiencing three consecutive losses in his career on Saturday when he defeated Kevin Lee in the UFC on ESPN+ 10 headliner.
Former UFC champ dos …read more

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UFC Rochester Results: Rafael dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee (Highlights)

A welterweight bout featuring former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos taking on Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC Rochester event.
Rafael dos Anjos will enter tonight’s contest looking to rebound, this after …read more

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UFC Rochester in Tweets: Pros react to Rafael dos Anjos’ submission win over Kevin Lee, more

Former UFC lightweight champion turned welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos was in desperate need of a victory.
After coming up short to former interim champion Colby Covington and current champion Kamaru …read more

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UFC Rochester Main Card Highlights: Rafael Dos Anjos submits Kevin Lee!

Rafael dos Anjos def. Kevin Lee via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:47, R4

Ian Heinisch def. Antônio Carlos Júnior via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Felicia Spencer def. Megan Anderson via …read more

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UFC Rochester: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee live blog

This is the UFC Rochester live blog for Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee, the welterweight main event at Saturday’s UFC event at the Blue Cross Arena.
Dos Anjos, a former …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee LIVE Call-In Show

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Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee go toe to toe at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee live results, PBP, discussion

Live, blow-by-blow updates for Saturday’s UFC event in Rochester, New York, which is headlined by a welterweight scrap between Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee. Join us today (Saturday, …read more

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RDA ‘Needs’ Submission Win Over Lee Tonight At UFC Rochester

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will try to shake off back-to-back losses at welterweight when he takes on Kevin Lee later tonight (Sat., May 18, 2019) at UFC …read more

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UFC Rochester betting odds: Dos Anjos vs. Lee at even money

Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s UFC Rochester card, where Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee are in a pick’em fight for the main event. It’s just about …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos and Kevin Lee break down their UFC Rochester headliner (video)

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Having been fighting under the UFC banner since 2008, Rafael dos Anjos has one of the lengthiest active tenures when it comes to fighting in the Octagon. On …read more

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UFC Rochester: Lee vs. Dos Anjos Live Results

The octagon returns to New York this evening for UFC Rochester, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by a welterweight scrap between Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee.
Rafael dos Anjos will …read more

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RDA Says He’d Return To Lightweight For Conor McGregor Bout

Rafael dos Anjos doesn’t plan on returning to the 155-pound division, but he’d make an exception for Conor McGregor. Tonight (May 18), dos Anjos will welcome Kevin Lee to the …read more

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UFC ‘Rochester’: ‘Dos Anjos Vs. Lee’ Full Fight Preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight talents Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee will square off TONIGHT (May 18, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 152 from inside Blue Cross Arena in …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos says there is only one fight that would bring him back to lightweight

Rafael dos Anjos will return to the octagon in the headliner of tonight’s UFC event in Rochester for a welterweight contest with Kevin Lee.
The former lightweight champion, ‘RDA’, has gone …read more

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UFC Rochester predictions

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee meet Saturday in a main event matchup at UFC Rochester that will have major implications for the next stage of their careers.
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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘RDA!’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight kingpin, Rafael dos Anjos, will go to war with yet another powerful wrestler, Kevin Lee, this Saturday (May 18, 2019) at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos and Kevin Lee get a little antsy during UFC Rochester face-offs (video)

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Though Rafael Dos Anjos and Kevin Lee have been fairly respectful to each other in the lead-up to their UFC on ESPN+ 10 headlining bout in Rochester, New …read more

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Video: UFC Rochester weigh-in staredowns

At the UFC Rochester weigh-ins, there were several tense staredowns, including one in the main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee. Check them out above. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10 weigh-in faceoffs video: Rafael Dos Anjos, Kevin Lee get a little chippy

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Fighters from UFC on ESPN+ 10 event came face to face for the only time ahead of fight night following official weigh-ins on Friday.
After all 26 fighters …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee official as all fighters make weight at UFC Rochester

There was very little drama on Friday morning in New York as all the fighters competing at UFC Fight Night in Rochester made weight.
In the main event, Rafael dos Anjos …read more

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UFC Fight Night 152 Weigh-Ins: No Drama On the Scale in Rochester

The Octagon heads to Rochester, New York, for UFC Fight Night 152. The card will be headlined by an intriguing welterweight matchup between Kevin Lee and Sherdog’s fourth-ranked welterweight, Rafael …read more

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UFC Rochester weigh in results: Kevin Lee, Rafael dos Anjos hit marks

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens with the exciting look UFC Rochester card, set to air on ESPN+.
The card will be topped by a welterweight contender …read more

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Kevin Lee believes 165-pound division is ‘inevitable,’ sees no downside to it

Kevin Lee is set to move up to welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester. Although Lee will weigh around 170 pounds, he …read more

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Can Kevin Lee cut it at welterweight?

Rafael dos Anjos is a former UFC lightweight champion who is struggling at welterweight. Kevin Lee, once a top contender at 155 pounds, is now hoping to make his move …read more

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Dos Anjos, Lee make weight for UFC in Rochester

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee both made weight Friday morning for their welterweight headliner at UFC Rochester, which is scheduled for Saturday night and will air on ESPN+. Dos …read more

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Dos Anjos ‘needs’ submission over Lee, wants quick finish on main event

Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos wants to finish Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 152. Three fights and almost two years since his last submission win, former lightweight champion …read more

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Nick Diaz was ‘interested’ in fight with RDA at UFC Rochester

Before Rafael Dos Anjos was booked to face Kevin Lee, Nick Diaz was keen on a fight with the former lightweight champ. Despite his UFC future looking stale for the …read more

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Weight Classes Are Dumb

Over the last year or so, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has experienced a lightweight mutiny, as fighters like Kevin Lee, Dustin Poirier, and even Conor McGregor have called for a …read more

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Kevin Lee would rather fight Usman than McGregor

It seems more and more likely that Kevin Lee’s future is at welterweight. Kevin Lee sees a fight with Kamaru Usman as far more intriguing than a big money bout …read more

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Kevin Lee wants to give fans 'Fight of the Night' at UFC Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Kevin Lee has never had a “Fight of the Night” during his UFC career, but he’s looking to change that on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 10.
Lee …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘MoTown Phenom!’

One of the sport’s top young fighters, Kevin Lee, will square off with a decorated former champion, Rafael dos Anjos, this Saturday (May 18, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 152 …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Explains Why Lee not Ponzinibbio is UFC Rochester Opponent

If Santiago Ponzinibbio had his way, it would be him who would be facing Rafael dos Anjos Saturday at UFC Rochester instead of Kevin Lee. Ponzinibbio made no secret of …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos explains why he’s not fighting Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Rochester

Former champion Rafael dos Anjos has never backed down from a fight so he didn’t blink when the UFC came calling with former lightweight title contender Kevin Lee as his …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Refuses To Meet Kevin Lee At 165

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee will main event UFC Rochester this weekend (Sat. May 18, 2019) from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. The fight will take …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos responds to Kevin Lee’s suggestion to meet at 165 lbs

UFC Rochester headliners Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee are two of the most vocal advocates for a 165-pound division in the UFC. Ahead of their welterweight fight at UFC …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos shuts down Kevin Lee’s offer to meet at 165 pounds: ‘There’s no deal with the enemy’

Kevin Lee has been very vocal in his attempt to convince the UFC to create 165-pound and 175-pound weight classes, extinguishing the welterweight division the way it is today.
Even though …read more

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Kevin Lee lists five opponents he wants to fight before career is over

Kevin Lee is moving up to welterweight to take on the former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester this Saturday. Although “The Motown Phenom” …read more

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UFC Rochester | Pro fighters make their picks for Kevin Lee vs. Rafael dos Anjos

In the main event of UFC Rochester, Kevin Lee is moving up in weight to make his welterweight debut against former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos.
Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos lists other opponents discussed before Kevin Lee — including Nick Diaz

This weekend, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will look to correct his recent losing streak against a fellow former lightweight in Kevin Lee. The pair will collide in …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos says UFC called about Nick Diaz before ending up with Kevin Lee

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rafael dos Anjos went through a handful of possible fight options before he ultimately ended up fighting Kevin Lee in Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 10.
According to the …read more

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Ariel & The Bad Guy: Could Lee push the UFC to add a 165-pound weight class?

In an attempt to drive home his message that the UFC needs a 165-pound division, Kevin Lee is believed to be planning on weighing in at 165 for his debut …read more

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Lee hopes win over Rafael dos Anjos will put him in welterweight title mix

Kevin Lee is hoping to establish himself as a top-five welterweight talent with a win over Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday. Kevin Lee has been talking about moving up a …read more

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Kevin Lee gave Rafael dos Anjos 'undivided attention' without weight cut, enticed by 170 options

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Kevin Lee makes it sound more and more like welterweight could be a permanent home as his divisional debut draws closer on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10 breakdown: Who controls flow when Kevin Lee moves up vs. Rafael dos Anjos?

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 10.
UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Free Fight! Watch dos Anjos KO Henderson In One

Rafael dos Anjos will look to get back into the win column this Saturday night (May 18, 2019) when he welcomes Kevin Lee to the Welterweight division at UFC Fight …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Will move to welterweight affect Kevin Lee in grappling battle vs. Rafael Dos Anjos?

Kevin Lee is following in the footsteps of Rafael Dos Anjos from lightweight to welterweight, and with significant crossover in their style, small differences in several key statistical categories could …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10 Prelims preview and predictions (Part I)

Two former Lightweight elites will look to rebound from tough defeats this Saturday when Rafael Dos Anjos squares off with Kevin Lee in Rochester.
Also at Welterweight, Neil Magny tries to …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 10 Prelims preview and predictions (Part I)

Two former Lightweight elites will look to rebound from tough defeats this Saturday when Rafael Dos Anjos squares off with Kevin Lee in Rochester.
Also at Welterweight, Neil Magny tries to …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10: Make your predictions for Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee in Rochester

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 10 event in Rochester, N.Y.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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