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Who won Lee vs Gillespie?
Kevin Lee beat Gregor Gillespie by during the main card of UFC 244, on Saturday 2nd November 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kevin Lee.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Lee vs Gillespie stats
Kevin Lee stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Gregor Gillespie made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Lee had an advantage in power over Gillespie, with a 12% knock out percentage over Gillespie's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lee had a massive advantage over Gillespie, boasting at 47% submission rate over Gillespie's 0%.
Kevin Lee was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Lee had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gillespie. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Lee was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Gillespie, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 43 more professional rounds, 67 to Gillespie's 24.
Lee vs Gillespie form
Lee had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Al Iaquinta at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.
Going into that contest, he had won against Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had lost to Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 112 on 25th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City.
Lee's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Gillespie's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
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