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 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
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||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 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||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|
- Dallas Winston (2011-11-05). "UFC 138 Facebook Results: Chris Cariaso earns a split decision over Vaughan Lee". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2011-11-05.
- Michael David Smith (2012-02-26). "UFC 144 Results: Vaughan Lee submits Kid Yamamoto". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
- "UFC 144 bonuses: Pettis, Lee, Henderson and Edgar earn $65K awards". MMAjunkie.com. 26 February 2012.
- "T.J. Dillashaw Meets Vaughan Lee at UFC on Fuel TV 4". heavy.com. 12 May 2012.
- Gene Mrosko (2012-07-11). "UFC on FUEL TV 4 results: TJ Dillashaw submits Vaughan Lee inside of one round". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2012-07-11.
- "Lee-Tezuka added to UFC on FUEL TV 7". MMAjunkie.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- Matt Erickson (2013-02-16). "UFC on FUEL TV 7 results: Vaughan Lee defends, outpoints Motonobu Tezuka". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-02-16.
- Mookie Alexander (4 April 2013). "Raphael Assuncao vs. Vaughan Lee slated for UFC on Fuel 10". bloodyelbow.com.
- Mike Chiapette (2013-06-08). "UFC on FUEL 10 results: Raphael Assuncao taps out Vaughn Lee, says he wants a title shot". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
- 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.
- Dann Stupp (2014-03-01). "TUF China Finale results: Vaughan Lee outworks, out-strikes Nam Phan". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
- Mike Whitman (2014-04-22). "UFC Fight Night Berlin Gets Iuri Alcantara-Vaughan Lee Bantamweight Matchup". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
- Matt Erickson (2014-05-31). "Iuri Alcantara obliterates Vaughan Lee in 25 seconds". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-05-31.
- Staff (2015-05-26). "Paddy Holohan vs. Vaughan Lee added to UFC Fight Night 72 in Scotland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-26.