UFC president Dana White wasn’t lying when he said that he was going to stack UFC 244 with terrific.
Lightweight contender Gregor Gillespie has silently be climbing the rankings at 155lbs. Now, he will get a chance to break into the top-10 of the division, but it will not be an easy task. Standing in his way is the returning ‘Mo Town Phenom‘, Kevin Lee.
Looking to snap a two-fight skid, Lee will return to 155lbs for the first time in almost 12 months. He announced his return to the division after seeing the title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov & Dustin Poirier. He is a former interim challenger, losing to Tony Ferguson at UFC 216.
‘The Gift‘ is 13-0 in MMA, currently 6-0 in the UFC. His last win came against Yancy Medeiros, finishing the Hawaiian with a single second to go in the 2nd round. He is also an NCAA Division 1 wrestler.
UFC 244 also features:
- Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz
- Kelvin Gastelum vs Darren Till
- Derrick Lewis vs Blagoy Ivanov
- Corey Anderson vs Johnny Walker
- Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson vs Vicente Luque
- Andrei Arlovksi vs Jairzhino Rozenstruik
- Shane Burgos vs Makwan Amirkhani
- Julio Arce vs Hakeem Dawodu
- Jennifer Maia vs Katlyn Chookagian
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