Kevin Jesse Lee. Jr or simply Kevin Lee is an American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter who is currently competed for American renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship in its Lightweight category.
He made his professional MMA debut in 2012 and has an MMA record of 17 wins and 3 losses so far in his MMA career.
Kevin Lee Early Career
Kevin Lee was born on September 4, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. He is of American nationality having a white ethnic background.
He attended the Southfield High School and competed in basketball and junior wrestling during his junior years in his school days.
Lee went to Grand Valley University where he pursued his wrestling career and later dropped out of college to focus on his MMA career.
Kevin Lee Career
He made his professional MMA debut in 2012 and later signed with the American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship. His debut UFC match against AI Iaquinta and lost his debut UFC match via a unanimous decision. He later took on Jesse Ronson and picked up his UFC victory through a split decision at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, 2014.
Lee later went up against Jon Tuck, Jake Mathews, Leonardo Santos, Michael Chiesa, and several other MMA competitors.
On 8th October 2017, Kevin Lee Fought Tony Ferguson at UFC 216, where Tony submitted Lee in 4 minutes and two seconds of the third round.
Kevin Lee then fought Edison Barboza at the UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee's main event. Despite being rocked by Edson's spinning wheel kick and doing the infamous Kevin Lee chicken dance, Lee recovered and won Edson Barboza via a 5th round TKO.
As of recent 2018, he faces off against Edson Barboza on April 21, 2018, during the UFC Fight Night 128 and emerged victorious in a hard fought match at the fifth round via Doctor Stoppage.
Kevin Lee Personal Life
The lightweight MMA UFC fighter Kevin Lee stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and 70 kg, He has a reach of 77 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his matches against his opponents.
Talking about his personal life, there is no information about his past and present relationship which might suggest he is married, in a relationship, having an affair and girlfriend.
Furthermore, he has not been linked with any sort of controversy, affairs, scandals and several other issues that might hamper his personal as well as professional life.
Moreover, he is a professional player who is focused on developing and advancing his MMA career rather than e involved in any sort of relationship and other several mishappenings.
Kevin Lee Net Worth
He has amassed a good deal of fortune from his professional MMA career. His official disclosed earnings is around $ 633,000 which is a good amount of money which he has accumulated over his MMA career.
Even though his exact net worth has not been officially disclosed as it is still under review. But, looking at and examining his professional career as an MMA athlete, his net worth is assumed to be around $1 million. With his wealth, he is enjoying a good and lavish lifestyle.