Kevin Lee entered this fight with a pro record of 17-5-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov) but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Edson Barboza in 2018 (Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee); after this fight he has lost to Al Iaquinta (Kevin Lee vs Al Iaquinta 2) and Rafael dos Anjos (Rafael dos Anjos vs Kevin Lee).
His opponent, the undefeated Gregor Gillespie, has a perfect mma record of 13-0-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Jordan Rinaldi (Gregor Gillespie vs Jordan Rinaldi), Vinc Pichel (Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel) and Yancy Medeiros (Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie). Lee vs Gillespie is on the undercard of Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz – UFC 244. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 244 fight card (main fights):
Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz
Kelvin Gastelum vs Darren Till
Stephen Thompson vs Vicente Luque
Derrick Lewis vs Blagoy Ivanov
Kevin Lee vs Gregor Gillespie
Corey Anderson vs Johnny Walker
Lee’s previous fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Kevin Lee
Gillespie’s previous fight: Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie
Lee’s next fight: Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira
Lee vs Gillespie Fight Video:
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