Vaughan Lee (fighter)
October 15, 1982 |
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg)|
|Reach||66 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 February 22, 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 wins 6 losses and 1 draw.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
In his UFC debut, Lee faced Chris Cariaso on October 5, 2011 at UFC 138, losing via split decision. Lee faced off with Norifumi Yamamoto on February 26, 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 November 16, 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|
|23 matches||14 wins||9 losses|
|Win||14–9–1||Nam Phan||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Kim vs. Hathaway||March 1, 2014||3||5:00||Cotai Strip, Macau, 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||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 and 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|
- "T.J. Dillashaw Meets Vaughan Lee at UFC on Fuel TV 4". heavy.com. May 12, 2012.
- "Lee-Tezuka added to UFC on FUEL TV 7". MMAjunkie.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- Mookie Alexander (April 4, 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.