Conor McGregorKevin LeeKhabib NurmagomedovMakes Statement

Did not realise McGregor saw fight

21 Nov, 2016

Lee says he didn’t realise that McGregor was in the stadium when he won.

If I knew Conor McGregor was sitting front row, I would have jumped the cage – damn…All Irish guys look alike. I wish I would have known. Somebody could have told me. They’re all just red beards and bald heads to me.

He also says that, as a wrestler, he has the skills to beat McGregor, and can beat Nurmagomedov:

[McGregor]’s the champ of this division now. I said it a while ago – I’ll be the champ. He’s 28. I’m 24. He ain’t got nothing on me but some years…I think after his last fight, he said you’ve got to have some height, some reach, some weight – I’m 195 pounds outside of fighting – 77-inch reach, 5-10, a hell of a wrestler, so this fight was about showcasing that I’m the best wrestler in this division…Everybody thinks that Khabib is the best wrestler, but this is good old-fashioned American wrestling…This ain’t that sambo shit. If you want to go out there, me and Khabib, no punches thrown, I’ll (technical fall) him, 15-0. I’ll keep taking him down, and he won’t do a damn thing about it.

Kevin Lee ' If I knew Conor McGregor was sitting front row, I would have jumped the cage' after win

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