Despite coronavirus canceling many other planned sporting events, UFC Brasilia went on as scheduled on Mar. 14, though no fans were permitted to attend. Charles Oliveira and Gilbert Burns took home performance bonuses for their wins in the main and co-main events, respectively. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC lightweight Kevin Lee can’t wait to welcome Edson Barboza back to the octagon. After his opponent’s one-sided loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Lee says he thinks he’s stronger mentally and can drag Barboza into deep waters.
During a UFC media day on Tuesday, UFC lightweight Kevin Lee called Conor McGregor a ‘cokehead’. He also said that McGregor is trying to be a “gangster” and a “thug”, which Lee says is a dangerous game to play.
Kevin Lee explains why fighting Edson Barboza, over Nate Diaz or Eddie Alvarez, was the right choice to make. Lee vs. Barboza will take place at UFC Fight Night 128 on Apr. 21 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Review-Journal reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang welcome special guest Johnny Nunez for their weekly Facebook Live on the Covering the Cage Facebook page. They talk about Nunez’s charity boxing event where all of the proceeds go to victims of the Las Vegas shooting and recap the main card fights from UFC 216. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kevin Lee lost his shot at becoming the interim UFC lightweight champion when he was submitted by Tony Ferguson at UFC 216.
All 24 fighters competing on the UFC 216 card in Las Vegas on Oct. 7 squared off with their opponents one last time at the T-Mobile Arena during the ceremonial weigh-ins.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang from CoveringtheCage.com give their picks on who will come out victorious at UFC 216.
The UFC 216 official weigh-ins were filled with drama as UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee nearly missed weight. He made the mark for the interim lightweight title fight at 154.5 on his second try.
UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee missed weight on his first attempt. He came in at 156 pounds, one pound over the limit for the interim lightweight title fight expected to headline UFC 216.
At the UFC 216 open workouts Kevin Lee said that he and Tony Ferguson are fighting for the real UFC lightweight belt, not the interim title.
At the UFC 216 open workouts, Tony Ferguson discussed his training in Big Bear and said how he plans to defeat Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight belt on Oct. 7.
Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will vie to become the UFC interim lightweight titleholder at UFC 216. Ferguson says he’s painted a picture for Lee and plans to do the complete opposite of what he’s shown him. He also says Lee is scared to face him.
UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is chasing his dream of becoming a champion in the promotion. To achieve everything he’s wanted, he’ll have to get through Tony Ferguson who has been on a 9-fight win streak.
All of the fighters involved in the main card of UFC 216 taking place on Oct. 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas squared off at a media day on Wednesday.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss UFC’s response to the Las Vegas Strip shooting and how it will effect UFC 216.
Ahead of UFC 216, interim lightweight title competitors Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee voiced their opinions on current lightweight champion Conor McGregor not defending the belt and possibly fighting Nate Diaz a third time.
Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will do battle for the UFC’s interim lightweight belt on Oct. 7 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the fight, neither are holding back on smack talking each other or their opinions on UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
Kevin Lee says UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor wants the easy fights, like Khabib Nurmagomedov. A confident Lee says he’ll take care of hard-nosed Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 and then face McGregor.
Tony Ferguson will face Kevin Lee for the interim UFC lightweight belt in Las Vegas on Oct. 7 at UFC 216. Ferguson said at media day on Aug. 24 that he plans to embarrass his opponent come fight night.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss their thoughts from UFC’s media day held for the upcoming cards that included a few intense moments during staredowns. They also talk a little about the upcoming weigh-ins for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.
UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee, who has trained at Floyd Mayweather’s gym in the past, says that the five-division boxing champ may have underestimated Conor McGregor.
UFC lightweight title contender Kevin Lee says that Conor McGregor is merely the “paper” champion of the division and that he considers Tony Ferguson the real title holder. Lee will fight Ferguson for the interim belt at UFC 216 in Las Vegas on Oct 7. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC president Dana White confirmed to reporters following his Contender Series event that Tony Ferguson will face Las Vegas-based fighter Kevin Lee at UFC 216 on Oct. 7 for the interim UFC lightweight championship.
UFC lightweight Kevin Lee talks about his preparation for his five-round fight with Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 112, why he’s not chasing money fights and what it takes to standout with the promotion.
Fighters competing in UFC summer events squared off after the press conference at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Intense staredowns went down between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa, as well as Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko.
UFC lightweight Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee thinks fans already acknowledge him as a rising star of the division. He believes he’ll be a champion in the near future.