Kevin Lee - No Title Shot Due to Missing Weight

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Lukn4trbl, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. Lukn4trbl Orange Belt

    Lukn4trbl
    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2017
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    486
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    Interesting, but fair I suppose. Maybe one more fight to get the next slot for the belt?

    I also find it funny that he called Eddie fat when he missed weight.

    Poirier or Eddie? Anyone else more worthy (and able) at the moment?

     
    #1
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2018
  2. James Baller Black Belt

    James Baller
    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2014
    Messages:
    5,625
    Likes Received:
    9,286
    I'd go with Porier myself. Two fight winning streak versus one fight winning streak.
     
    #2
  3. XxanaxX Green Belt

    XxanaxX
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2012
    Messages:
    1,255
    Likes Received:
    785
    Win against your opponent, but win the game of the knife and fork before setting foot on the scale.
     
    #3
    GBcrazy, peterparker66, Grr and 2 others like this.
  4. Karasu-Hanta Double Yellow Card

    Karasu-Hanta
    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2018
    Messages:
    627
    Likes Received:
    625
    Yoel got a shot off missing weight but he took it on late notice Lee unfortunately doesn't have that excuse
     
    #4
  5. FreddieRoachsVoice Orange Belt

    FreddieRoachsVoice
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2018
    Messages:
    353
    Likes Received:
    736
    Not like he deserved one anyway
     
    #5
  6. Kenny Powerth Jean Belt (Jelt)

    Kenny Powerth
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2016
    Messages:
    2,479
    Likes Received:
    4,367
    Should be Ferg anyway, not much debate. I would even say Eddie is a head of him too. Poirier vs Less makes sense right now.
     
    #6
    Krixes, Charlie Day, Koro and 4 others like this.
  7. Lukn4trbl Orange Belt

    Lukn4trbl
    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2017
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    486
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    Tony would be the obvious choice, but he's not fighting any time soon
    with his knee surgery recovery.
     
    #7
  8. DS66 Blue Belt

    DS66
    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2018
    Messages:
    622
    Likes Received:
    2,726
    According to who? Miesha Tate's opinion? Come on people. Don't just make threads with definitive claims because you see a title of a random YouTube video.....

    I doubt the fact that he missed weight will have any effect on whether or not he gets a title shot next.
     
    #8
    kibz, julmma, markg171 and 5 others like this.
  9. DuncanFan819 Yellow Card

    DuncanFan819
    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2007
    Messages:
    1,291
    Likes Received:
    2,642
    There are currently 4 contenders for Khabi'b's belt. Tony deserves the next shot if/when he's ready. Assuming Khabib sticks by his word and waits until November/December, there'a a chance Tony will be able to return (not sure of his timeline).

    If this is the case, the division is in trouble, assuming Conor doesn't return, since there are 3 legitimate contenders - Poirier, Eddie, and Lee. Assuming two of them face off before the end of the year, how do you determine who is the odd man out? Poirier vs. Eddie seems like the obvious fight to make given how their last fight ended, but where does that leave Kevin Lee?

    The LW division is one of the two most loaded divisions in the UFC. We have to wait to see how everything plays out. If Conor comes back and is actually willing to fight Khabib for the title, they can easily make Eddie-Poirier and Tony-Lee happen. However, the odds seem to be highly unlikely that will occur.
     
    #9
    peterparker66 likes this.
  10. Fatback96 Purple Belt

    Fatback96
    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2016
    Messages:
    1,533
    Likes Received:
    3,498
    The current champ literally called off 2 fights before his title shot because of weight cutting.
     
    #10
    felmmando and Kenny Powerth like this.
  11. Hespectfully Fony Terguson

    Hespectfully
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2014
    Messages:
    2,880
    Likes Received:
    7,429
    Kevin just needs to stay healthy and ready. They’ll certainly tap him when the next title fight goes to shit because someone slipped on a banana peel or whatever.
     
    #11
  12. The Moloko man Brown Belt

    The Moloko man
    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2016
    Messages:
    4,149
    Likes Received:
    7,536
    Kind of mind boggling that a guy on a one fuckin fight win streak and who lost his last title what seems like a week ago.....was even being considered
    <Lmaoo>


    Brock got his TS off a one fight win streak, but that was HW
     
    #12
    ChildoftheCorn likes this.
  13. Lukn4trbl Orange Belt

    Lukn4trbl
    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2017
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    486
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    It's not because of a random video, she has valid points.

    Lee would / could not have won a belt according to his weigh-in.

    He also lost against Tony (then also having weight cut issues).

    I think UFC does Lee for the money, but Poirier or Eddy deserve it more.
     
    #13
  14. Limit Smasher Purple Belt

    Limit Smasher
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2012
    Messages:
    1,821
    Likes Received:
    3,622
    He doesn't deserve one even if he did make weight. He should be fighting guys on the level of a Rustam Khabilov or Paul Felder.
     
    #14
    FacePunch likes this.
  15. kenetics Black Belt

    kenetics
    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2011
    Messages:
    6,771
    Likes Received:
    3,131
    Porier and Eddie need to rematch before any of them get a title fight. They both got slept by Connor rather easily.
     
    #15
    Arm Barbarian and James Baller like this.
  16. LockardTheGOAT Sherdog's Intellectual Savior

    LockardTheGOAT
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2017
    Messages:
    2,806
    Likes Received:
    4,249
    Lee is gonna need two or three more wins before being considered for a shot. He should fight Poirier or Eddie next.
     
    #16
  17. Foppa21 Brown Belt

    Foppa21
    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2002
    Messages:
    4,789
    Likes Received:
    295
    If it's ok for Yoel, it's ok for Lee.

    One thing TS is missing is that Lee was already behind Tony on the pecking order so even with making weight and a W, he wasn't the next cab off the rank anyway
     
    #17
  18. HHJ Plutonium Belt

    HHJ
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2004
    Messages:
    56,409
    Likes Received:
    31,840
    Location:
    NYC
    he could get it off one more win. If he makes weight in his next fight,thats all he really needs
     
    #18
    josh345, binny and James Baller like this.
  19. Pitier of Fools Brown Belt

    Pitier of Fools
    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2011
    Messages:
    3,688
    Likes Received:
    9,440
    Holly Holm got a title shot off a two fight LOSING streak.

    Ish ish ish.
     
    #19
  20. Spacelord13 Switchin to Glide

    Spacelord13
    Joined:
    May 17, 2017
    Messages:
    1,868
    Likes Received:
    5,164
    Wait a second...So you mean the thread title is based on something Miesha Tate said ? WTF is this shit ?

    And tell the people the relevant part of the video is 4 minutes in.

    [​IMG]
     
    #20
    kibz, julmma, spinitch and 2 others like this.

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"