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Kevin Lee earned a huge head-kick knockout victory over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244.
The UFC contender returned to the lightweight division and beat Gillespie in devastating fashion to snap a two-fight losing skid.
Lee landed a brutal head-kick flush on Gillespie's chin to record a stunning victory.
KEVIN LEE STARCHED GREGOR GILLESPIE WITH A HEAD KICK #UFC244 pic.twitter.com/nkzrgA6XK6
- UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) November 3, 2019
"I needed to make (a statement) tonight," Lee said. "Coming in here, my back was against the wall, I was taking on the most decorated wrestler in the division, I needed to put on a show."
His superb Octagon showing sent social media into overdrive.
Welcome back to lightweight, Kevin Lee. Still a world of potential. This was a huge KO victory. #UFC244
- Marc Raimondi (@marc_raimondi) November 3, 2019
God DAMN Kevin Lee. Some tried to bury this man ... at age 27 ... because of a few losses. Kevin Lee still here baby.
- Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) November 3, 2019
Holy shittttt!!!! That was absolutely freaking brutal :scream::scream::scream:
Oh. My. God!!!! #UFC244
- Megan Anderson (@MeganA_mma) November 3, 2019
OFFICIAL RESULT: Lee def. Gillespie by knockout at 2:47 of Round 1.
Topics: UFC 244
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