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Kevin Lee Biography

Kevin Lee (born Kevin Jesse Lee Jr.) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Lightweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of May 26, 2021, Lee is #11 in the UFC lightweight rankings.

Kevin Lee Age and Birthday

Lee is 28 years as of 2020. She was born on September 4, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the U.S. He celebrates his birthday on September 4th every year.

Kevin Lee Height and Weight

Lee stands at an average height of 1.75 meters and is of moderate weight weighing 70 kg.

Kevin Lee Family, Parents, and Siblings

He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was raised in Detroit, Michigan. He has a sister and two younger brothers, one of which is Keith, also a professional mixed martial artist signed to Bellator who has been training with  Kevin previously at Xtreme Couture and currently at Tristar.

Kevin Lee Wife and Children

Lee has kept his personal life away from the public. For this, no information is available on his relationship status. We are however keeping close tabs and will update this information as soon as it is available.

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Kevin Lee Education

Lee competed in basketball growing up and began wrestling during his junior year at Southfield High School. He was talented enough to continue his wrestling career at Grand Valley State University, where he was a national tournament qualifier and went 37-0 as a sophomore. However, with two years left of wrestling eligibility at the school, he dropped out to focus on a career in mixed martial arts.

Kevin Lee Career

Lee made his promotional debut against Al Iaquinta on February 1, 2014, at UFC 169. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. After the loss, Lee moved from his native Michigan to Las Vegas, searching for improvements to his game. At The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, 2014, Lee got his first win for the promotion when he defeated Jesse Ronson by split decision.

Lee faced Jon Tuck at UFC 178 on September 27, 2014. Lee won the fight via unanimous decision. Lee faced Charles Oliveira on March 14, 2020, as the main event at UFC Fight Night 170. At the weigh-ins, Lee weighed in at 158.5 lbs, 2.5 lbs over the lightweight non-title fight limit of 156 pounds. Lee was fined 20% of his purse and his bout with Oliveira was expected to proceed as scheduled at a catchweight. Lee lost the fight via submission with a guillotine choke in the third round.

Lee was scheduled to face Sean Brady on July 10, 2021, at UFC 264. However, Lee withdrew due to injury and the bout was rescheduled to UFC on ESPN 30 on August 28, 2021.

Kevin Lee Net Worth and Salary

Lee has a net worth of $400 thousand. This is per 2019 updates on his net worth. However, information on his salary is currently under review and will be updated as soon as available.

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