“I plan on putting on a show and giving the fans their money’s worth,” Lee concluded. Of course not, I think I can go four or five losses, to be honest with you. Official UFC 244 Result: Kevin Lee def.
We serve you with the latest breaking news, exclusive fighter interviews, videos and more. In fact, Lee says this is the stupidest fight he could have taken, but it’s a scrap he wanted to take nonetheless. Lee’s performance against Gillespie also earned him his third UFC Performance of the Night bonus award. Kevin Lee was once a strong title contender, seen to be the next in the throne for the championship belt.
Kevin Lee wants Conor McGregor after vicious UFC 244 head kick KO of Gregor Gillespie Lee says former champion would be his ‘ideal’ opponent – ‘but I know he ain’t gonna take it’
This one is huge, no one has figured Gregor out yet,” Lee explained. In the end, Kevin Lee is more than ready for this fight and knows he will get his hand raised at the end of it. I feel like once I go out there and show what I can do to him, it will show what I can do to the rest of the lightweights.”. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn.
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When Kevin Lee faced Gregor Gillespie in the opening fight of the UFC 244 pay-per-view card, Lee was in the midst of a 1-3 run and was coming off two consecutive losses. UFC 244 started with one of the most brutal knockouts of 2019. However, Kevin Lee spoiled the stats for Gillespie, when he knocked him out with a brutal head kick.
Lee recently moved up to welterweight, and although lost to Rafael dos Anjos, he had some success in the fight.
I learned a lot from my losses and will show that more than anything. This article first appeared on BJPENN.com November 2, 2019 . After a full camp where he says he has improved a ton as a fighter, Lee is determined to start handing out losses. “My back is against the wall and a wounded animal is the most dangerous. However, he shut his critics after a blistering knockout of Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244. BJPENN.COM is your premier source for all MMA News. Kevin Lee is on a two-fight skid, and considers this one of the most important fights of his career.
As a fighter, he held 13 fight win streak, with six wins coming inside UFC. After some incredible performances, Lee suffered his first loss after a five-match win streak, against Tony Ferguson. That is not on my radar.”. “Each fight is the biggest fight for me.
However, he will have to win a couple more matches to contend for the title belt yet again. Gillespie will look to ensure that he doesn’t get caught off guard by a headkick in his future fights. “That is going to be the whole goal, he will know this is not a wrestling match. Fight Island UFC Royal Blue Hoodie. What was so special about the match?
Kevin Lee was once a strong title contender, seen to be the next in the throne for the championship belt. After a decade of on-line operation BJP has evolved into the most reliable destination for all of your MMA needs. Who do you think will win the fight between Kevin Lee and Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244? Fight Island UFC Royal Blue T-Shirt.
Gregor Gillespie took the UFC Lightweight division on notice after picking up six straight victories inside the UFC octagon. Lee faced Edson Barboza in his next fight, and despite winning the match via doctor stoppage in the fifth round, he missed weight, tarnishing his hopes for a title match. Kevin Lee will be looking to hand Gregor Gillespie his first loss as a pro. Kevin Lee is ‘gunning for 0s’ and it starts with Gillespie and... “At the end of the day, this is not a wrestling match.
It is also the home of 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion. He is the most decorated wrestler at 155, and pretty much he is one of the most decorated wrestlers in the UFC,” Lee explained. American star Lee was returning to lightweight after two consecutive losses including one on …
“At the end of the day, this is not a wrestling match. Lee, who is also a brilliant wrestler, took the fight on the ground and decimated Gillespie in the first round to win the match. Lee’s performance against Gillespie also earned him his third UFC, Kevin Lee was once a strong title contender, seen to be the next in the throne for the championship belt. It will be a damn good fight, it will educate a lot of fans.”.
Lee fought Ferguson at UFC 216, for the interim lightweight championship.