Kevin Lee News

Oct 17, 2017 8:33 am

Kevin Lee makes his pick for possible Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson fight

On October 7, in the main event of UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee’s title dreams were put on hold, as he was submitted by Tony Ferguson in an interim lightweight title fight. Ferguson, meanwhile, immediately turned his focus to undisputed UFC lightweight champion and MMA megastar Conor McGregor. As one of the lightweight...

Oct 12, 2017 12:56 pm

Kevin Lee Says Tony Ferguson Should Get The Shot at Conor McGregor

After all the animosity between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee in the lead-up to UFC 216, the end result couldn’t be more classy by both opponents. After Ferguson tapped out Lee in a triangle choke, both men embraced and exchanged words. It wasn’t an easy fight for either of them and both men earned each...

Oct 9, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen believes he knows why Kevin Lee got tired in UFC 216 title fight

Last Saturday, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 216, Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson stepped into the cage to battle for the interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, mounting and very nearly finishing Ferguson in the first-frame, his gas tank seemed to empty as the fight progressed. From there, Ferguson was able...

Oct 9, 2017 6:30 am

Kevin Lee issues statement on UFC 216 loss to Tony Ferguson

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee stepped in to the Octagon with the streaking Tony Ferguson. He did so in an effort to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Lee put up a valiant fight, very nearly finishing Ferguson in the first-round, he...

Oct 7, 2017 9:37 pm

UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

A interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Kevin Lee comes forward and lands a head kick. Tony shakes it off and circles out. Kevin lands a nice right hand over the top. Ferguson with a low kick. Kevin...

Oct 7, 2017 8:50 am

A Confident Kevin Lee Speaks On His ‘Mistimed’ Weight Cut

We’re still a wreck from yesterday but Kevin Lee looks on top of the world. A couple of days ago, it was reported that he had to lose 19lbs in 20 hours. It was a long and stressful cut, but he pulled it off yesterday. Last night after the big ceremonial weigh-ins, Kevin Lee joined...

Oct 7, 2017 7:26 am

Kevin Lee’s Coach Said Drastic Cuts Will Keep Happening Until Real Changes Happen

Yesterday was a wild roller coaster of suspense. It was one of the most stressful weigh-ins of UFC history, as yet another fight with Tony Ferguson looked like it was about to be called off. Kevin Lee pushed through a brutal weight cut, made championship weight in his second attempt, keeping the main event still...

Oct 6, 2017 12:24 pm

BREAKING | Kevin Lee Dramatically Makes Weight For UFC 216

We’re just an hour removed from one of the most stressful weigh-ins in UFC history. If you want to go through the suspenseful play-by-play, you can relive the entire situation right here. After the sweat and the panic, Kevin Lee walked slowly to the scale with literally seconds left to weigh-in. Unfortunately, he was one...

Oct 6, 2017 7:24 am

Kevin Lee Explains Why Dealing With ‘Weird Dude’ Tony Ferguson is Frustrating

Fighting any opponent is more than just what they can do to you in the Octagon. It always has been. As the sport grew more popular, now it’s more different than ever. Kevin Lee just didn’t have to deal with preparing for Tony Ferguson’s unorthodox techniques, but endure social media trash talk, being around him...

Oct 5, 2017 4:52 pm

Don’t Panic But Kevin Lee Weighs As Much as a Welterweight Right Now

We’re mere days away from Tony Ferguson finally stepping back into the Octagon, after being plagued by some bad luck at the hands of Khabib Nurmagomedov. It seemed like MMA’s Groundhog Day. The fight would always go along and just never happen. Jokes about Nurmagomedov eating tiramisu caused by the UFC Embedded show leading up...

Oct 5, 2017 1:47 pm

Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor isn’t the biggest challenge at 155

Ahead of his UFC 216 interim lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson that takes place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kevin Lee has been getting a lot of attention with the words he has been choosing to say to the media. However, it will all come down to his performance and how he does...

Oct 4, 2017 1:01 pm

Kevin Lee has already mapped out his post-fight callout of Conor McGregor

If Kevin Lee beats Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 this weekend, he’ll be crowned the UFC interim lightweight champion and establish himself as one of the most likely opponents for reigning lightweight champion Conor McGregor. In the event that a win alone isn’t enough to coax the Irishman into a fight, Lee says he’s also...

Oct 4, 2017 11:10 am

Kevin Lee argues Tony Ferguson’s win-streak is not as impressive as it seems

This Saturday, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson will battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. Lee will enter this fight on an applause-worthy 5-fight win-streak. Ferguson, meanwhile, will step into the cage with an even more impressive nine straight wins in his wake. According to Lee,...

Oct 4, 2017 5:57 am

Kevin Lee goes off on Khabib Nurmagomedov, plots quick turnaround to fight him

Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 opponent is the streaking Tony Ferguson. While Ferguson is surely at the forefront of his focus, he’s also still finding opportunities to share his opinions on the lightweight division’s other top players. One the latest lightweights to find himself in Lee’s crosshairs was Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov. Lee went off on Nurmagomedov...

Oct 3, 2017 12:44 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Makes Kevin Lee Squirm While Describing His Easy Diet

Fight week for fighters is a special kind of hell. You’re so close to the fight that you’ve prepared months for, but it’s just out of reach. You’re doing media, cameras are always around you, and worst of all, you’re cutting weight. Some fighters cut an obscene amount of weight. Conor McGregor went through a...

Oct 1, 2017 8:09 am

Kevin Lee reacts to news that Adalaide Byrd won’t be judging his UFC 216 fight

On September 16, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally met in the boxing ring. Though the majority of fight fans seem to believe Golovkin did enough to win this bout, controversial judge Adalaide Byrd scored it a baffling  118-110 for Canelo. In the wake of this controversy, Byrd has been given a bit of a...

Sep 30, 2017 12:48 pm

Mickey Gall Wants a ‘No-Rules’ Gym Fight With Kevin Lee

Mickey Gall is just around the corner from his third fight in the UFC, but it’s not Randy Brown he’s talking about in his latest appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour. The welterweight prospect got wind of what Kevin Lee had to say about him on the show earlier this year and didn’t take...

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...