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"Korean Tiger"

JeongYeong Lee

Featherweight Division

11-1-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

JeongYeong Lee

athlete record

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Learn more about JeongYeong Lee's history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
South Korea
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age
28
Height
70.00
Weight
158.70
Octagon Debut
Jun. 10, 2022
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
39.50
  • Pro since 2014

     
  • Four wins by KO, three by submission (3 armbar)

     
  • Five first-round finishes

     
  • On eight-fight winning streak

     
  • Wins in :42, :36, :18 and :10

     
  • Avenged lone loss to Se Young Kim (LUD2 June 2017) with TKO in March 2018

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Lee won a three round unanimous decision over Blake Bilder 

UFC Fight Night (2/4/23) Lee won a three round split decision over Yi Zha to win the RTUA featherweight title

 

Road To UFC Asia

Semifinals - 10/23/22 – Lee knocked out Lu Kai at :42 of the first round

Quarterfinals - 6/10/22 – Lee submitted Xie Bin via armbar at :36 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training BJJ when I was 15. I liked the feeling that was getting stronger. Now, I fight to change my life in a better way. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Road FC Featherweight youngest title winner

Do you have any heroes? Conor McGregor

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the dream of my life, and I have been trying so hard to get this chance. I will prove that I deserve to be in the UFC. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I didn't go to college, But if I went to college, I would choose MMA as my major if there was any. 

What was your job before you started fighting? None. Being an MMA fighter is my life.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-jitsu black belt



Favorite grappling technique: Armbar 



Favorite Striking technique: 
Right straight