The UFC Lightweight divison is absolutely stacked and two great Lightweights will Main Event on May 18th in Rochester, NY on ESPN+9 in a welterweight main event. Rafael Dos Anjos was the UFC Lightweight Champion and with difficult weight cuts and outrageous competition, RDA has been a welterweight for over a year now. Kevin Lee is following in those same foot steps, Lee was having a terrible time making 155 and losing 2 out of his 3 fights as Lightweight it is an organic step to move up and start to focus on the UFC Welterweight Championship. With Kamaru Usman winning the welterweight title, the whole division is wide open with new multiple fight opportunities. With a impressive performance on ESPN+9 Lee or RDA could catapult right into the title picture! The UFC made a phenomenal choice creating this welterweight main event.
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