Vaughan Lee (fighter)

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Vaughan Lee
Born (1982-10-15) 15 October 1982 (age 32)
Birmingham, England
Nationality English
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Division Bantamweight
Reach 66.0 in (168 cm)
Fighting out of Birmingham, England
Team Ultimate Training Centre
Years active 2003–present (MMA)
Mixed martial arts record
Total 25
Wins 14
By knockout 4
By submission 7
By decision 3
Losses 10
By knockout 3
By submission 6
By decision 1
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Vaughan Harvey Lee (born (1982-10-15)15 October 1982) is an English mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's Bantamweight division.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Lee made his professional debut on the 22 February 2003 against Philly San at Cage Rage 2. He lost by TKO in the second round. Over the next few years Lee compiled a record of 11-6-1.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In his UFC debut, Lee faced Chris Cariaso on 5 October 2011 at UFC 138, losing via split decision. Lee faced off with Norifumi Yamamoto on 26 February 2012 at UFC 144. Lee defeated Yamamoto via first round armbar, becoming the first person to submit Yamamoto in his MMA career. The performance also earned Lee Submission of the Night honors.

Lee next faced T.J. Dillashaw on 11 July 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman.[1] He lost the fight via submission in the first round.

Lee next faced Motonobu Tezuka on 16 February 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald.[2] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Lee faced Raphael Assunção on 8 June 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 10.[3] He lost the fight via armbar submission in the second round.

Lee was expected to face promotional newcomer Sergio Pettis on 16 November 2013 at UFC 167.[4] However, Lee was forced out of the bout due to injury a week before the fight and was replaced by Will Campuzano.[5]

Lee faced Nam Phan on 1 March 2014 at The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale.[6] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Lee faced Iuri Alcântara on 31 May 2014 at UFC Fight Night 41.[7] He lost the fight by KO early in the first round.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 14–10–1 Iuri Alcântara KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi 31 May 2014 1 0:25 Berlin, Germany
Win 14–9–1 Nam Phan Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway 1 March 2014 3 5:00 Macau, SAR, China
Loss 13–9–1 Raphael Assunção Submission (armbar) UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum 8 June 2013 2 1:51 Fortaleza, Brazil
Win 13–8–1 Motonobu Tezuka Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald 16 February 2013 3 5:00 London, England
Loss 12–8–1 T.J. Dillashaw Submission (neck crank) UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman 11 July 2012 1 2:33 San Jose, California, United States
Win 12–7–1 Norifumi Yamamoto Submission (armbar) UFC 144 26 February 2012 1 4:29 Saitama, Japan Submission of the Night
Loss 11–7–1 Chris Cariaso Decision (split) UFC 138 5 November 2011 3 5:00 Birmingham, England
Win 11–6–1 Mark Jones TKO (flying knee & punches) Sprawl 'N Brawl: Revelation 10 July 2011 1 1:29 Birmingham, England
Win 10–6–1 Ian Cox Submission (guillotine choke) Fight UK 4 5 June 2011 1 0:29 Leicester, England
Win 9–6–1 Rob Bunford Submission (armbar) Sprawl 'N Brawl 30 April 2011 1 1:04 Birmingham, England
Draw 8–6–1 James Doolan Draw OMMAC 8: Blood, Sweat and Tears 4 December 2010 3 5:00 Liverpool, England
Win 8–6 Steve McCombe Submission (rear-naked choke) Bushido Challenge 2: A New Dawn 3 April 2010 1 2:26 Nottingham, England
Loss 7–6 Ashleigh Grimshaw Submission (triangle choke) Cage Gladiators 12 6 June 2009 1 3:32 Liverpool, England
Win 7–5 Mark Chen Submission (rear-naked choke) AM 18: Holly Brawl 13 December 2008 3 Weston Super Mare, England
Loss 6–5 David Lee Submission (rear-naked choke) Cage Gladiators 7 27 April 2008 1 2:11 Liverpool, England
Loss 6–4 Brad Pickett TKO (punches) Cage Rage: Contenders 6 18 August 2007 3 3:20 London, England
Win 6–3 Antanas Jazbutis Decision (unanimous) AMMA FC 2 17 June 2007 3 5:00 Birmingham, England
Win 5–3 John Waite TKO (punches) AM 12: Wired 17 March 2007 1 Weston Super Mare, England
Win 4–3 Denas Banevicius Submission (rear-naked choke) Cage Gladiators 3 3 December 2006 1 1:06 Liverpool, England
Win 3–3 Rob Molineux TKO (corner stoppage) Cage Gladiators 2 3 September 2006 1 1:08 Liverpool, England
Win 2–3 Ben Vickers Submission (rear-naked choke) Intense Fighting 5 19 August 2006 1 4:58 England
Win 1–3 Rob Molineux TKO (punches) Cage Rage: Contenders 1 28 May 2006 1 1:46 London, England
Loss 0–3 Lee Shearwood Submission (triangle choke) AM 8: KO 14 May 2006 2 1:16 Worcestershire, England
Loss 0–2 Ricky Moore Submission (armbar) Extreme Brawl 5 22 December 2003 1 Bracknell, England
Loss 0–1 Philly San TKO (punches) Cage Rage 2 22 February 2003 2 London, England

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T.J. Dillashaw Meets Vaughan Lee at UFC on Fuel TV 4". heavy.com. 12 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lee-Tezuka added to UFC on FUEL TV 7". MMAjunkie.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Mookie Alexander (4 April 2013). "Raphael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee slated for UFC on Fuel 10". bloodyelbow.com. 
  4. ^ Staff (2013-10-01). "Vaughan Lee vs. Sergio Pettis in the works for UFC 167". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  5. ^ Staff (2013-11-05). "Vaughan Lee out of UFC 167 vs. Sergio Pettis, UFC seeking replacement". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  6. ^ Staff (2014-01-30). "TUF China Finale adds Nam Phan vs. Vaughan Lee, tournament finals". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  7. ^ Mike Whitman (2014-04-22). "UFC Fight Night Berlin Gets Iuri Alcantara-Vaughan Lee Bantamweight Matchup". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 

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