D. Johnson gloats about eating while Kevin Lee suffers.

Demetrious Johnson

Poor Kevin Lee eating dry spinach while Demetrious Johnson talks food.

You ever hear the phrase, “Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready?”  Well, that pretty much sums up Demetrious Johnson and his weight cutting. He doesn’t allow himself to blow up between fights, so he can eat actual food in preparation for his fights. That’s great for Johnson, but Kevin Lee was clearly suffering through this conversation as he ate what looked like dry spinach leafs.

It’s a pretty funny video and sheds light on how big Demetrious actually is. He and Kevin Lee were there as part of a media lunch that ended a lot better than things did with Tony Ferguson and Fabricio Werdum did last week, who had to be separated.


Video courtesy of Karyn Bryant.

UFC 216 Interim Lightweight Title: Khabib Nurmagomedov Thinks Tony Ferguson Will Beat Kevin Lee

UFC 216 Interim Lightweight Title: Khabib Nurmagomedov Things Tony Ferguson Will Beat Kevin Lee

Who else expected to see Khabib Nurmagomedov’s name on the UFC interim lightweight title card? Khabib is a dominant force. And many a bet on the UFC 216 was planned with him in mind. But, it looks like October 7th will bring with it a somewhat altered main event. That isn’t to say that the … Read moreUFC 216 Interim Lightweight Title: Khabib Nurmagomedov Thinks Tony Ferguson Will Beat Kevin Lee

UFC 216 gets a Lightweight Interim Title fight on October 7th

UFC 216

Dana White told media members today that the fight could headline UFC 216 Well, for the second time now, Conor McGregor earned a UFC title belt and didn’t defend it. This time, the UFC has set up their famous “Interim” title fight to hold the division over until Conor returns from moonlighting as a boxer. … Read moreUFC 216 gets a Lightweight Interim Title fight on October 7th

Tony Ferguson puts Kevin Lee on blast and Lee isn’t buying it.

Put on blast! Tony Ferguson digs in to Kevin Lee on IG and Lee fires back.

Well, we already know that Tony Ferguson has no chill. However, putting someone on blast when they send you a private message, is on another level of ruthless. I guess the two ran into each other at the May/Mac tour in Los Angeles. As Ferguson tells it, he kept it real with Lee. Tony posted … Read moreTony Ferguson puts Kevin Lee on blast and Lee isn’t buying it.

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee get heated during ‘UFC on FOX’ interview.

Heated exchange between Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson.

After Kevin Lee beat Michael Chiesa, he did the customary interview with the UFC on FOX crew. Tony Ferguson was a guest member of the panel and it got heated between the two lightweights.

Ferguson seemed to be doing his job as a neutral analyst very well. However, Lee took exception to Ferguson’s question about getting “DDT’d” and fired shots at Tony.

“Uuuuhhh. I’m not sure what you’re talking about. I don’t even know what a DDT is. I think it’s a WWE move. I’m pretty sure I’m the one that lifted him in the air, so I don’t see how he’s slamming me if I got him on my shoulder. Can we put a real journalist on?”

To which Ferguson responded,

“You’re calling out Khabib and are just like Iaquinta. I can’t understand what you’re saying. All you are saying is a whole bunch of hoopla. You need to get in line, son. You need to take a ticket and you need to bleed a little bit.”

The back and forth continued on with no real resolution but was highly entertaining. We now have a new intriguing feud in the UFC lightweight division.

Dana White goes off on Mario Yamasaki after main event submission blunder

Mario Yamasaki

Dana White isn’t shy, so when Mario Yamasaki blew the call last night, he had plenty to say. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, Kevin Lee was facing Michael Chiesa. It was the main event that had a good build to it. Chiesa and Lee had an altercation at a press conference … Read moreDana White goes off on Mario Yamasaki after main event submission blunder

WHOA! TMZ really managed to piss Kevin Lee off, by skewing his words about McGregor.

WHOA! TMZ really managed to piss Kevin Lee off, by skewing his words about McGregor.

WHOA! TMZ really managed to piss off UFC lightweight, Kevin Lee, by skewing his words about Conor McGregor. He was not happy when they took what he said and wildly misquoted him. “Conor’s gonna sit there and try to hold on to that belt. I hope he has a good life. He just had a … Read moreWHOA! TMZ really managed to piss Kevin Lee off, by skewing his words about McGregor.

Kevin Lee: “I’m gonna beat the f–k out of him (Michael Chiesa).”

Kevin Lee: "I'm gonna beat the f--k out of him (Michael Chiesa)."

It was the highlight of the UFC summer kickoff press conference. Michael Chiesa freaking out and then getting punched by Kevin Lee. Michael lost it when Kevin Lee was talking trash and then mentioned his mother. If you have followed Chiesa’s career at all, you know he is absolutely gaga over his mama. Kevin Lee somehow wasn’t aware of it and received an earful.

Michael was on the wrong end of the fracas, as he charged Kevin but got punched in the face. That set the tone for a grudge match between the two fighters.

Kevin Lee had some strong words for Chiesa:

“I was spitting some real truth to him. When I said I was going to change his life, I didn’t mean it like Conor, like I was going to make him some money. He’s going to wake up June 26th and he’s not going to be the same man that he woke up as the day before. All his life they’ve been telling him that if he works hard and wants it bad enough, he’s going to get it. It ain’t gonna happen. That shit ain’t gonna happen. I’m going to beat the f–k out of him. It’s gonna change the way he views the world.”

All of this and we still have over a month to go for this fight. Buckle up!

Check out the fracas between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee at The Summer Kickoff Press Conference

Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee

You just don’t talk about someone’s mom. You just don’t.

Things got heated today at the UFC’s big Summer Kickoff press conference today when Kevin Lee made a comment about Michael Chiesa’s mom was going to be at their fight in Oklahoma City. Michael took offense to that and got livid.  He said repeatedly “Don’t talk about my mom.” before charging at Lee. That’s why we can’t have nice things, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee.

It looks like Chiesa ate a right hand, and really, really wanted to answer back.  They were later brought out for a faceoff, but never actually got face to face before staff bodyguards separated them.  It wasn’t the only incident today, as  Amanda Nunes put her fist on the chin of Valentina Shevchenko and then pushed with it, causing a bit of a stir. Matchmaker Sean Shelby was not thrilled with Nunes at all.

Chiesa even warned the staff on hand to get between them, because he knew he would not stand for Lee mentioning his mother.  Lee uncorked a right hand that seemed to land pretty flush before the fighters could be separated.  Check it out for yourself.

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Check out our UFC Summer Kickoff Recap. All the info in one place.

UFC Summer Kickoff Recap

The UFC held a major press conference today The UFC announced fights, there were some great one-liners between fighters and a whole lot more today at the Summer Kickoff Press Conference. Here’s what all transpired for those who could not watch the event live.  All of the big names were on hand, and the UFC … Read moreCheck out our UFC Summer Kickoff Recap. All the info in one place.

UFC comes back to OKC for the first time since 2009 and the main event is set.

UFC comes back to OKC for the first time since 2009 and the main event is set.

It’s been 8 years since the UFC has been in Oklahoma City. Well, they are coming back to put on a show in OKC with a card that is beginning to take shape. It has already been announced this week that UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn, continues his career comeback against Dennis Siver. Johny … Read moreUFC comes back to OKC for the first time since 2009 and the main event is set.