Vaughan Lee (fighter)
15 October 1982 |
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg)|
|Reach||66.0 in (168 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Birmingham, England|
|Team||Ultimate Training Centre|
|Years active||2003–present (MMA)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
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
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 was expected to face promotional newcomer Sergio Pettis on 16 November 2013 at UFC 167. However, Lee was forced out of the bout due to injury a week before the fight and was replaced by Will Campuzano.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|25 matches||14 wins||10 losses|
|Loss||14–10–1||Iuri Alcântara||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi||May 31, 2014||1||0:25||Berlin, Germany|
|Win||14–9–1||Nam Phan||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway||March 1, 2014||3||5:00||Macau, SAR, China|
|Loss||13–9–1||Raphael Assunção||Submission (armbar)||UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum||June 8, 2013||2||1:51||Fortaleza, Brazil|
|Win||13–8–1||Motonobu Tezuka||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald||February 16, 2013||3||5:00||London, England|
|Loss||12–8–1||T.J. Dillashaw||Submission (neck crank)||UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman||July 11, 2012||1||2:33||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||12–7–1||Norifumi Yamamoto||Submission (armbar)||UFC 144||February 26, 2012||1||4:29||Saitama, Japan||Submission of the Night|
|Loss||11–7–1||Chris Cariaso||Decision (split)||UFC 138||November 5, 2011||3||5:00||Birmingham, England|
|Win||11–6–1||Mark Jones||TKO (flying knee & punches)||Sprawl 'N Brawl: Revelation||July 10, 2011||1||1:29||Birmingham, England|
|Win||10–6–1||Ian Cox||Submission (guillotine choke)||Fight UK 4||June 5, 2011||1||0:29||Leicester, England|
|Win||9–6–1||Rob Bunford||Submission (armbar)||Sprawl 'N Brawl||April 30, 2011||1||1:04||Birmingham, England|
|Draw||8–6–1||James Doolan||Draw||OMMAC 8: Blood, Sweat and Tears||December 4, 2010||3||5:00||Liverpool, England|
|Win||8–6||Steve McCombe||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bushido Challenge 2: A New Dawn||April 3, 2010||1||2:26||Nottingham, England|
|Loss||7–6||Ashleigh Grimshaw||Submission (triangle choke)||Cage Gladiators 12||June 6, 2009||1||3:32||Liverpool, England|
|Win||7–5||Mark Chen||Submission (rear-naked choke)||AM 18: Holly Brawl||December 13, 2008||3||Weston Super Mare, England|
|Loss||6–5||David Lee||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Cage Gladiators 7||April 27, 2008||1||2:11||Liverpool, England|
|Loss||6–4||Brad Pickett||TKO (punches)||Cage Rage: Contenders 6||August 18, 2007||3||3:20||London, England|
|Win||6–3||Antanas Jazbutis||Decision (unanimous)||AMMA FC 2||June 17, 2007||3||5:00||Birmingham, England|
|Win||5–3||John Waite||TKO (punches)||AM 12: Wired||March 17, 2007||1||Weston Super Mare, England|
|Win||4–3||Denas Banevicius||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Cage Gladiators 3||December 3, 2006||1||1:06||Liverpool, England|
|Win||3–3||Rob Molineux||TKO (corner stoppage)||Cage Gladiators 2||September 3, 2006||1||1:08||Liverpool, England|
|Win||2–3||Ben Vickers||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Intense Fighting 5||August 19, 2006||1||4:58||England|
|Win||1–3||Rob Molineux||TKO (punches)||Cage Rage Contenders||May 28, 2006||1||1:46||London, England|
|Loss||0–3||Lee Shearwood||Submission (triangle choke)||AM 8: KO||May 14, 2006||2||1:16||Worcestershire, England|
|Loss||0–2||Ricky Moore||Submission (armbar)||Extreme Brawl 5||December 22, 2003||1||Bracknell, England|
|Loss||0–1||Philly San||TKO (punches)||Cage Rage 2||February 22, 2003||2||London, England|
- "T.J. Dillashaw Meets Vaughan Lee at UFC on Fuel TV 4". heavy.com. 12 May 2012.
- "Lee-Tezuka added to UFC on FUEL TV 7". MMAjunkie.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- Mookie Alexander (4 April 2013). "Raphael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee slated for UFC on Fuel 10". bloodyelbow.com.
- Staff (2013-10-01). "Vaughan Lee vs. Sergio Pettis in the works for UFC 167". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- Staff (2013-11-05). "Vaughan Lee out of UFC 167 vs. Sergio Pettis, UFC seeking replacement". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- Staff (2014-01-30). "TUF China Finale adds Nam Phan vs. Vaughan Lee, tournament finals". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-30.
- Mike Whitman (2014-04-22). "UFC Fight Night Berlin Gets Iuri Alcantara-Vaughan Lee Bantamweight Matchup". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-04-22.