Kevin Lee wanted to make a statement vs. Gregor Gillespie | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

  • Published on Nov 4, 2019
  • UFC’s Kevin Lee talks with Ariel Helwani about his knockout of Gregor Gillespie and how hard he’s worked to get to this point. (2:22) He continues the conversation by talking about his weight cut down to 155 and how he knew it was going to be tough but it was worth it at the end. (6:09) Lee goes on to talk about how far he’s come since he lost to Rafael dos Anjos and how far he’s come since that loss to the point where he gets a knockout at Madison Square Garden. (9:04) Toward the end of the interview he discusses a possible matchup with Islam Makhachev and when that could happen.
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Comments • 799

  • Brandon Weaver
    Brandon Weaver 11 days ago

    Went from very disliked to liked fast. So many funny people on TheXvid.

  • Jason Modica
    Jason Modica 15 days ago

    simply one of the best knockouts ive ever seen!

  • DB Cooper's MoneyBags
    DB Cooper's MoneyBags 25 days ago

    Ariel "you don't shy away from the big ones" Helwani

  • KenpieX
    KenpieX 26 days ago +1

    i really taught kevin lee will get killed againts Gregor , good on you mate . Stick to firas

  • David Delaney
    David Delaney 28 days ago

    Welp back to disliking this dope. I was hoping he might have humbled himself. Nope!

  • Carlos Acevedo
    Carlos Acevedo 29 days ago

    Right off the bat, Aryel is being a douchebag "no one thought he would make it". Geez man

    HRNTT Month ago

    This guys in my top five favourite fighters

  • Eric Abinoha
    Eric Abinoha Month ago

    1:57 kevin, " I knock people out the time" lee

  • Lowam Hagos
    Lowam Hagos Month ago


  • Sam Allen
    Sam Allen Month ago +1

    Kevin Lee the type of guy to kill Gregor Gillespie

  • Maximillian
    Maximillian Month ago +1

    Kevin dressed like a Myspace Emo kid from 2005 😂😂

  • Dudley Do-Rite
    Dudley Do-Rite Month ago

    Two words..........Al Iaquinta

  • rick hagaman
    rick hagaman Month ago +1

    Not gonna lie, im so happy Kevin Lee got that spectacular KO over Gillespie.... He seems much more humble in this new camp and also seems much more real, instead of trying to be someone hes not.. Good going Kevin, im rooting for you man!

  • HD RL
    HD RL Month ago

    His belly button wins the fights

  • Raam Herrera
    Raam Herrera Month ago

    It's funny to see all the haters become lovers overnight haha

  • Miesha I choked my friend Holly unconscious Tate!

    No one saw this coming I predicted Kevin Lee win before the fight

  • Bl4ckie Ch4n
    Bl4ckie Ch4n Month ago +1

    when gsp says lee doesnt really know how good he actually is, we best listen....

  • astheskylarksings
    astheskylarksings Month ago

    They don’t call you out because you might win, but you probably losing the next fight. So a win over you ain’t that valuable to other fighters

  • OG Kennedy
    OG Kennedy Month ago +1

    Always will watch kevin lee he'll always show heart

  • mike hood
    mike hood Month ago

    Kevin lee greatest mma fighter of all time 100

  • Victor Garza
    Victor Garza Month ago

    Move over ",I see holes in his game" and make room for "I haven't shown the real me" @2:10

  • akbar walton
    akbar walton Month ago +1

    In that fight Kevin Lee looked like a true martial artist.

  • Bale Sahagun
    Bale Sahagun Month ago

    This is what I don't mind (munching on schesuan shrimp) a guy that talks alot but comes back and prove the haters wrong to a extant. I say talk all you want just fight, win or lose, show us where you at in your career as a fighter. Don't give us a rich man "I'll be back" " I'll come out of nowhere and upset yall BS." I'll take Lee over Macpussy any day of the week.

  • Comrade Fighter
    Comrade Fighter Month ago +1

    Kevin Lee is the man. Follis would be proud!

  • Brandon Wright
    Brandon Wright Month ago +1

    Kevin Lee's airpods: I see holes in Kevin Lee's head

  • Brett Werner
    Brett Werner Month ago

    He looks like he lost

  • Max Moore
    Max Moore Month ago

    I still don't like Lee. Beating a number 11 guy means nothing to me. Especially one who was tagging him until the kick.

  • Arthur Mhoyan
    Arthur Mhoyan Month ago +1

    Kevin Lee sees many holes in Ariel’s microphone.

  • Random7seven
    Random7seven Month ago

    This guy needs to slow down... The world knows Conor is overrated and Conor wouldnt take this fight because he knows he would get whooped by Lee... Lee only got 2 wins in your last 5 fights and he beat a guy whose not even top 10.... His arrogance is way too big... This is what burned him the first time... His a good fighter... But his delusional AF...

  • Simon Dalton
    Simon Dalton Month ago

    They should set up a fight between Askren and Gillespie for the BMF (Bashed Motherfucker) belt.

  • TheRoyalFlush
    TheRoyalFlush Month ago

    Good on Kevin. This dudes whole energy has changed. He seems calmer, and more sure of himself, even toned down the cockiness. I hope this kid makes some serious waves, he's talented for sure.

  • The Spectators Sport

    Gregor never looks his opponents in the eye at staredowns. That wasn’t a Tell.

  • Grant Franchey
    Grant Franchey Month ago

    Met Kevin in a club in Vegas once. Very chill guy. Doesn’t like talking UFC. He ended up buying me and the squad a round at the end of the night/am before he left for not bombarding him for pics and fanboying like everyone else in the club lol. Very cool dude.

  • Matt
    Matt Month ago


  • King in the North
    King in the North Month ago

    Kevin Lee v Khabib 2020

  • Dat Huy Richard Le
    Dat Huy Richard Le Month ago

    Kevin "the president remembered my name" Lee

  • taskmaster65
    taskmaster65 Month ago +1

    "It's a new world, baby. Welcome to it!"

  • Ritalie
    Ritalie Month ago

    I only saw one of Gillespie's fights, where he wrestled. I felt like Gillepsie hadn't faced high level guys, and based on their size difference, with Kevin being a much larger stronger guy, I didn't see Gillespie having much of a shot. I guess I should watch more of Gillespie's previous fights. Kevin did take a lot of damage, but his new Firas coaching, slow, smooth approach, is much better for his cardio.

  • Hanoi Tripper
    Hanoi Tripper Month ago

    Crocop wouldve enjoyed that Ko

  • Luke Haglund
    Luke Haglund Month ago

    Detroit Hustles Harder

  • TollFree999
    TollFree999 Month ago

    Lee saw a hole in Gillespie's head, because he put it there.

  • Drew Andino
    Drew Andino Month ago

    “I see holes in my ears in my Ear Pods”

  • MJ T
    MJ T Month ago

    How about Kevin Lee vs Niko Price

  • SeedsAreUs
    SeedsAreUs Month ago

    Kevin Lee sees holes in his ears.

  • Ryan Colbert
    Ryan Colbert Month ago

    Kevin Lee's personality shined in his Joe Rogan interview...keep away from the Michael Chiesa prefight buildup Kevin and your A1

  • Victor Flores
    Victor Flores Month ago

    So hyped when he sparked that man, let’s go lee!!!

  • Rob S.
    Rob S. Month ago

    Overall Saturday was one of the best fightcards in a while. Truely was martial arts at its best!

    KAOS NATION Month ago

    "No one thought he would do it"...
    Typical Ariel pissing people off, lol.

  • Pooty Tang
    Pooty Tang Month ago +1

    I’m so happy to see Kevin Lee on the come up

  • Pooty Tang
    Pooty Tang Month ago +1

    Dude is flexing the AirPods so hard 😂

  • M.A
    M.A Month ago

    someone like kevin lee would get paid no less than 4-5 mil a fight in boxing and here they threw pennies at him for this fight

  • Arthur Mel
    Arthur Mel Month ago

    Kevin Lee looks like he just escaped area 51 and he is trying to fit in, but his arrogance is out of this world. Literally.

  • Prashant Vyas
    Prashant Vyas Month ago +1

    Every fight someone has to lose and the loser of the fight has also made great efforts. If Kevin Lee loses one fight the snake fans will start turning against him again. People just go where the wind is blowing at the moment

  • Orca Blacksail
    Orca Blacksail Month ago

    Good to see Kevin come in laser focused and reclaim his spot in the rankings.
    I feel bad for Gregor's next opponent.

  • Benjamin Ellam
    Benjamin Ellam Month ago +1

    I new kevin lee was going to win the fight and kevin lee was a under dog that's why l bet on kevin lee to win free money baby 🤑💵💰💸😂👍👌 l was saying it all week that Kevin lee is going to win l seen Kevin has a under dog and l was like l am going to be all over that kevin lee all day kevin lee put that man to sleep 😂😂😂 what a good ko to sleep 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Adam Dygnarowicz
    Adam Dygnarowicz Month ago

    I was rooting for Gregor but Kevin is also an amazing fighter.

  • Sydney Chigariro
    Sydney Chigariro Month ago

    You're my dog Kevin

  • Graham.25
    Graham.25 Month ago

    Kevin Lee said he needed to get humbled in order to get better, and he still has “plenty of things to work on” but honestly it appears to me when anyone hypes his last fight up, he goes right into his cocky groove. I don’t buy he’s fully grown up yet. Let’s see him have a second great showing. Gregor seemed like tough competition, but Lee was by far his biggest challenge. Let’s see Lee face Barbosa again

  • Sidharth Shankar
    Sidharth Shankar Month ago

    did you know guys kevin lee sees holes in khabib's mauling ??

  • pnbdash
    pnbdash Month ago

    I wanted gregor to win.... but suddenly Im happy for K-lee.... props