Kevin Lee News

Sep 19, 2017 6:09 pm

Tony Ferguson Vows to Make Kevin Lee ‘Piss Blood’

The interim UFC lightweight title is up for grabs just a few weekends away at UFC 216, which is why trash talk between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee has been reaching a boiling point. Profanity has been flying around like the kicks and punches will be on October 7th. Lee is confident he is going...

Sep 18, 2017 7:56 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee trade trash talk in new UFC 216 promo

The next big UFC event on the horizon is UFC 216, a stacked pay-per-view highlighted by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson and “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee. In advance of this stacked card, the UFC has released a new promo video for it, which features plenty of trash talk from...

Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am

Kevin Lee Trashes ‘B*tch’ McGregor and Gives Props to Tony Ferguson

After multiple failed attempts to make an interim title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are going to fight for the interim UFC lightweight belt on October 4th. Meanwhile, Conor McGregor gallavants on yachts reaping the spoils from his multi-multi-million dollar fight with Floyd Mayweather. Not bad for a guy who lost...

Sep 13, 2017 12:37 pm

Eddie Alvarez Thinks UFC 216’s Interim Lightweight Title Fight is ‘Very Odd’

After losing the belt from Conor McGregor’s sniper left hand and an unfortunate no contest with Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez is on his journey back to the UFC lightweight title. He’s coaching the 26th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Justin Gaethje. If he’s able to derail Gaethje’s hype train, Alvarez (#3) could be next...

Aug 31, 2017 11:11 am

Kevin Lee Confident He’d Dominate McGregor After He Lost to Mayweather

A lot of people thought that Conor McGregor exceeded expectations in his fight with Floyd Mayweather, Kevin Lee thought the opposite according to his latest Submission Radio appearance. He’s about to fight Tony Ferguson in October at UFC 216, but he’s keeping McGregor on the backburner. He plans to go all “Rampage” on Ferguson and...

Aug 31, 2017 9:14 am

Kevin Lee Says He’ll Go ‘Rampage’ on Ferguson Then Khabib at UFC 218

Kevin Lee has quietly stacked up five straight wins, finishing four of those opponents. Fingers crossed that the card stays together, UFC 216 will push Lee into his highest profile bout yet. He’s going to headline the card against Tony Fergusonin a fight for the interim UFC lightweight title. Ferguson has already been vocal about...

Aug 28, 2017 5:55 am

Kevin Lee considers Ferguson bout a legitimate title fight, but doesn’t care about the belt

Given that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been busy preparing for his Saturday night boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, the UFC has paired Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson together in an interim lightweight title fight. In the opinion of Lee, this interim title battle should be considered a legitimate lightweight championship fight. He broke...

Aug 22, 2017 10:13 am

Kevin Lee trashes “weird” and “not smart” UFC 216 opponent Tony Ferguson

Earlier this month, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson would be fighting Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216 this October 7. It did not take long for Lee to start bashing his surprising UFC 216 opponent – and Nurmagomedov. “I’m going to beat the...

Aug 21, 2017 5:59 am

Kevin Lee blasts Khabib Nurmagomedov: Bottom line, he doesn’t want to fight

Earlier this month, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin Lee – not undefeated Russian star Khabib Nurmagomedov – for UFC interim lightweight gold at UFC 216. Given Ferguson and Nurmagomedov’s rivalry and shared status as the two best lightweights not named Conor McGregor, this news came as a bit of...

Aug 16, 2017 1:56 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager states the only fight options Khabib will accept

News erupted on Tuesday when UFC President Dana White announced that Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be fighting for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216. Many were wondering what happened to the #1 UFC ranked lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov. White addressed the question regarding “The Eagle” when he revealed the fight between...

Aug 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Breaking! Dana White just announced an interim lightweight title fight for UFC 216

UFC President Dana White just broke some huge news! Lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will square off for the UFC interim lightweight title at October’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/itFcWIba9Z — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) August 16, 2017 Kevin Lee is currently riding a five-fight win streak, his latest being a first-round submission...

Jul 22, 2017 1:44 am

Kevin Lee rips “brain dead” Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje

On the heels of his massive submission win over Michael Chiesa earlier this month, Kevin Lee was offered a position coaching on The Ultimate Fighter opposite Eddie Alvarez. While Lee apparently accepted the fight in minutes, Alvarez turned the fight down. I've been asked to do TUF and accepted in 2 minutes, @Ealvarezfight turned it...

Jul 20, 2017 6:44 am

Kevin Lee explains why he can forgive Conor McGregor’s perceived racist words

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather. To promote this fight, the two stars recently engaged in a four-city press tour, stopping in LA, Toronto, Brooklyn and London. As expected, this tour generated hundreds of headlines. Unfortunately, not all of them were positive,...

Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am

Mario Yamasaki still standing by controversial Lee-Chiesa stoppage

Last month, veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki caught heat for a rather controversial stoppage he made during the UFC Fight Night 112 main event scrap between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. With Chiesa trapped in a rear naked choke with no escape in sight, ‘The Maverick’ stopped hand fighting the choke, and momentarily appeared to...

Jul 11, 2017 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Lee chats with Tyron Woodley about fighting on pooped Octagon canvas

You may have missed it, but there was an accident that happened in the Octagon on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma. In one of the most exciting fights on the main card between Felice Herrig and Justine Kish, Kish defecated while fighting off a near fight-ending submission attempt from Herrig. Brown stains...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...

Jun 26, 2017 8:27 am

VIDEO | Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson trade trash talk on FS1 post-fight show

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – if controversial – submission win over Michael Chiesa. Shortly after this win, which is likely to send him careening into the UFC lightweight top-10, Lee joined a panel of Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian, Tyron Woodley and Tony Ferguson...

May 31, 2017 11:21 am

Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa will go unpunished for their press conference brawl

Earlier this month, the UFC flew the headliners and co-headliners of all its upcoming shows out to Dallas for a massive, summer kick-off press conference. As is so often the case when too many top fighters are brought together in one small room, drama ensued. Of all the drama that occurred on the stage that...

May 16, 2017 12:37 pm

Michael Chiesa explains why a seemingly mild comment enraged him and rushed Kevin Lee

Do not talk about Michael Chiesa’s mother. With Kevin Lee just mentioning Chiesa’s mother at the UFC Summer Kickoff Press Conference, it hit an immediate nerve in Chiesa, who instructed to Lee to never talk about his mother. Things turned physical when Chiesa rushed over to Lee and was held back by security while Lee...

May 13, 2017 8:19 am

Michael Chiesa releases statement on Kevin Lee scuffle

Friday afternoon at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference, UFC lightweights Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa were involved in a rather heated argument that led to a scuffle taking place between the two men. While security guards were quick to restrain Chiesa, Lee managed to land a clean right hand before security guards restrained him....

May 12, 2017 3:27 pm

VIDEOS | Punches and bottles tossed during UFC summer kickoff presser

@dc_mma said this Real Nigga shit 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/sHnp4DApaN — Kevin Lee (@MoTownPhenom) May 12, 2017 Here's the scuffle between Chiesa and Lee #UFCsummerkickoff pic.twitter.com/PR4oNj36DM — #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) May 12, 2017 The UFC Summer Kickoff press conference was certainly a wild one! Prior to the press conference starting, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and...