Video: Chael "Kevin Lee training for UFC 229 without an opponent is a smart move"

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  1. 209 Life FACE THE PAIN!!! Banned

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  2. GOATER Banned Banned

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    The UFC should stop being cheapskates.....Just pay Kevin Lee to be ready to be a replacement...Pay him $50k-$100k....It's insurance and cheap as fuck to save a 2 million buys PPV card.


    This should be standard practice for the UFC when they have huge fucking cards like these.....Idiots still don't learn after all the injury pullouts we seen.


    Sad that Lee is doing this by himself without any UFC compensation.
     
  3. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    I'd rather Tony be the replacement guy..
     
  4. Kung Fu Kowboy The Fight Doctor Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Smart move... could payoff with the biggest fight of his career.
     
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    Stay ready
     
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    Same.

    Get Tony and Lee rematch and have them both on standby. Someone is getting their ass beat that night.
     
  7. Hespectfully Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Lol Lee could totally finish Conor. Everyone talkin shit until Khabib pulls out and Lee steps into the breach. War MTP.
     
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    50-100K to be a backup? Does Kevin Lee even make that to fight?
     
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    Lee and Ferguson rematch so both are on standby would be ideal. I think a healthy Lee dominates him. We’ve seen how good his gas tank. Tony pushes an incredible pace, but he was certainly off his game that night.
     
  11. Fight Professor Gold Belt

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    They already fought like 9 months ago.
     
  12. HoFF Full Send Banned

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    Khabib will pull out.... CONOR SLEEPS EM BOTH
     
  13. hedidhisownstunts ThE oNe TrUe AnALyZeR

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    Lee could beat them both. bring it on. he's who should actually be fighting Khabib here.
     
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    Go to the gym for two months for a long shot at making a few million dollars? Yup, I'd call that a good decision.
     
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    im saying he deserves to fill in before lee
     
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    It's 50/50....

    It could very much pay off, and it could very much cost him....

    If he goes through an actual camp for 2 months, and cuts weight? If he ends up with an opponent that will be fantastic.

    If he doesn't get an opponent?

    Going through another 1-2 month camp and cutting weight again could very well negatively impact his eventual performance. Training camp isn't cheap either, and not getting paid really screws you.
     
  17. chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    Ain't happening, UFC would be broke.
     
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    They would be broke to pay Kevin Lee 100k to potentially save a 2 million buy PPV card.....................

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    Fighters are starting to understand. It is a smart move.
     

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