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Kevin Lee admits that Gregor Gillespie 'not really that smart of a fight,' took challenge anyway

Kevin Lee is not one to back down from a challenge.
He will move back down to lightweight, and take on another tough foe in undefeated Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244 …read more

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Kevin Lee says he's not afraid to wrestle UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov if given the chance

Kevin Lee has been chasing a fight with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for quite a while now.
After a failed attempt to move to welterweight, a fourth-round submission loss to Rafael …read more

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Kevin Lee says Gregor Gillespie is the ‘dumbest fight’ he could have taken

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee believes that taking a fight with Gregor Gillespie was the dumbest decision he could’ve made as he attempts to get back in the win column …read more

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Kevin Lee: Gillespie is the “Dumbest Fight I Could’ve Took”

Since it was announced that Kevin Lee will be facing Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244, some have questioned the decision-making of the Lee camp to accept the fight, with Lee …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #2989: Bellator 229, UFC 243, Jones-Lester feud, Kevin Lee, Khabib-Conor, more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
Episode 2,989 of the podcast includes a look ahead to Saturday’s UFC 243 card, discussion of a …read more

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Jorge Masvidal slams Kevin Lee for disparaging ‘BMF’ title

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Jorge Masvidal wasn’t too happy about Kevin Lee’s critique of the “BMF” title. Not too many people are fans of the “baddest motherf—r” …read more

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Posted on October 3, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Gregor Gillespie discusses his UFC 244 fight with Kevin Lee

Gregor Gillespie discusses how he overcame alcohol and drug addiction to pursue his MMA career. He also reveals the hardest worker he knows in the MMA game.
Yesterday it was announced …read more

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Kevin Lee bashes BMF title, Jorge Masvidal fires back

Kevin Lee is not impressed by the newly conceived BMF title, which will be on the line when Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz collide in the UFC 244 main event.
Lee …read more

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Posted on October 2, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Kevin Lee explains lightweight return, says 170 has gotten ‘stagnant’

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Going back down to lightweight, Kevin Lee has explained why he feels the 155-pound division is picking up more “momentum” …read more

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UFC adds Lee-Gillespie fight to Nov. MSG event

The UFC has added a lightweight fight between Kevin Lee and Gregor Gillespie to its UFC 244 pay-per-view event on Nov. 2. …read more

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Gregor Gillespie vs. Kevin Lee set for UFC 244 in New York

Gregor Gillespie | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former NCAA Division I wrestling champion Gregor Gillespie will face his toughest test to date when he meets one-time interim title contender …read more

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Kevin Lee says lightweight return is about UFC welterweight division getting 'a little stagnant'

After an unsuccessful welterweight debut, Kevin Lee has made the move back down to lightweight, and there’s a reason for that. He simply doesn’t believe there’s enough excitement in the …read more

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Posted on October 1, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee changes opinion, now believes Ferguson will struggle against Nurmagomedov

Kevin Lee has been critical of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in the past, but he appears to have changed his tune.
Last month, Nurmagomedov dismantled Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 …read more

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Lee Receives ‘Gift’ In Lightweight Return

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Looks like Kevin Lee is one-and-done as a welterweight and will be returning to 155 pounds for his next fight, which appears to be …read more

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Posted on October 1, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie In the Works for UFC 244

Kevin Lee’s opponent for his return to 155 has been determined, and the Motown Phenom will not be easing his way back into the lightweight mix, as he has drawn …read more

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Posted on October 1, 2019, 5:46 am By
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Report: Kevin Lee vs Gregor Gillespie being discussed for UFC 244

Former UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is reportedly ready to return to the lightweight division, and he’s got an undefeated opponent waiting for him. MMA Junkie was first …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie targeted for UFC 244 in New York

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Kevin Lee will be facing a stern test in his move back down to lightweight.
A matchup between Lee (18-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) and undefeated …read more

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Kevin Lee changes tune on Khabib Nurmagomedov: Tony Ferguson will struggle against him

MONTREAL – Few have been more critical and less impressed with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov than Kevin Lee.
But after watching Nurmagomedov submit Dustin Poirier in the third round at …read more

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Islam Makhachev fires back at Kevin Lee

Late last week, Kevin Lee announced his intention to return to the lightweight division after a brief stint at welterweight. He stated that he hopes to work his way toward …read more

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Kevin Lee wants Islam Makhachev at UFC Moscow, but Makhachev says he calls the shots

Kevin Lee intends on making the move back down to lightweight, and he’s willing to head to hostile territory in his return.
He wants to face Islam Makhachev in Russia on …read more

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Lee wants return to lightweight, fight with ‘next Khabib’ Makachev

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One fight at welterweight might have been enough for Kevin Lee, as he is already considering a move back down to lightweight. After …read more

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Kevin Lee returning to lightweight

Earlier this year, Kevin Lee announced his intention to move from the lightweight division to the welterweight division. His time in this heavier division did not last long.
After tapping to …read more

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Lee Returning To lightweight, Eyes Khabib Fight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Kevin Lee, recently dropped back-to-back fights and three of his last four, but still believes he’s in a position …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Kevin Lee returning to lightweight, eyeing fight with ‘the next Khabib,’ Islam Makhachev

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Following a rough stretch of fights, and an even rougher stretch of weigh-ins at 155 pounds, earlier this year Kevin Lee made the move up …read more

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After moving up, Lee eyes return to lightweight

After losing his UFC welterweight debut in May, Kevin Lee looks to return to the lightweight ranks, telling ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that he feels fighting at 155 pounds is the …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Gregor Gillespie calls out Paul Felder for UFC 244, also open to fighting Kevin Lee

Gregor Gillespie is starting to get the hang of the callout game.
He broke his own rule when he called out Anthony Pettis for a fight at UFC 244 while crunching …read more

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After he lost his love for the game, Kevin Lee found motivation in new gym, weight class

After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time in his pro career, Kevin Lee needed to take a step back and regroup.
Prior to his submission loss to Rafael Dos Anjos …read more

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Posted on August 24, 2019, 2:16 am By
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