Quick Facts About Andrea Lee
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Andrea Lee is an American kickboxer and mixed martial artist. Lee is currently signed to the UFC and competes in the flyweight division. As of March 2021, she ranks at No. 11 in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings.
She previously fought in Invicta, LFA, Legacy FC, and Ascend Combat promotions. She was the LFA Women’s Flyweight Champion in 2017.
What is Andrea Lee Famous For?
Famous MMA Fighter. The 2017 LFA Women’s Flyweight Champion.
Where is Andrea Lee From?
Andrea Lee was born on 11 February 1989. Her birth place is in Atlanta, Texas in the United States. She holds an American nationality. Information about her parents and siblings is not available at present. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She graduated from Queen City High School.
Andrea Lee Career
Andrea Lee started boxing at an early age. She is a two-time Louisiana State Golden Gloves champion (2010, 2013). In 2013, she became the Amateur National Golden Gloves champion. She transitioned into kickboxing and became the International Kickboxing Federation (IKF) World Classic Amateur Muay Thai champion in 2013. She won several titles in 2014. She won WkA Amateur North American Muay Thai Championship, WKA Amateur North American Kickboxing Championship, TBA Amateur World Open Lightweight Muay Thai Championship, and IKF World Classic Amateur Featherweight Muay Thai Championship in 2014. He was the Ascend Combat Amateur Flyweight Champion in 2013. She made 2 title defenses. She was the Legacy FC Amateur Flyweight Champion in 2014. She made her Invicta FC debut against Shannon Sinn. She defeated Sinn via unanimous decision. In her next fight, she faced Roxanne Modafferi. She lost via a close split decision. She then fought Rachael Ostovich at Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad. She defeated Ostovich via armbar submission. She became Legacy FC Flyweight Champion when she defeated Ariel Beck. She returned to Invicta in 2016 where she faced Sarah D’Alelio. She lost the fight. Lee faced nine months suspension after she tested positive for the diuretic drug test. She returned to Invicta in 2017. She defeated Jenny Liou upon her return. She became the inaugural LFA women’s flyweight champion after she defeated Heather Bassett. She then defeated Liz Tracy in Invicta. She successfully defended her LFA title against Jamie Thorton. She signed with UFC in September 2017. She was expected to fight Kalindra Faria in her UFC debut. However, the bout was pulled off due to a clause in the UFC Anti Doping Policy which requires fighters with prior violations to serve a 6-month period in the testing pool prior to competing. She made her UFC debut against Veronica Macedo at UFC Fight Night 129 in May 2018. She won the fight via unanimous decision. The fight also won her the Fight of the Night bonus. Her bout with Jessica-Rose Clark in December 2018 was canceled as Clark was announced medically unfit by the UFC physicians. She defeated Montana De La Rosa via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 154 before losing to Lauren Murphy via a controversial split decision at UFC 247. She faced Roxanne Modafferi at UFC Fight Night 177 in September 2020. She lost to her again. She was scheduled to face Gillian Robertson in December 2020. However, she pulled out of the fight due to a nose injury. Lee faced Antonia Shevchenko at UFC 262 in May 2021. She won the fight via a triangle armbar at the end of the second round.
Andrea Lee Husband
UFC fighter, Andrea Lee was a married woman. She was previously married to Donny Aaron. They share a daughter named Ainslee. A police report concerning abuse was filed against Andrea Lee’s husband Aaron in August 2018. Aaron burned Andrea with a cigarette and choked her. Her husband Aaron was arrested and jailed for domestic violence and false imprisonment in 2019. The two are already separated.
Lee is currently dating UFC newcomer, Tony Kelley.
Andrea Lee Height and Weight
MMA fighter Andrea Lee stands at a height of 1.7 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. She has a body weight of 125 lbs i.e. 57 kg. She has an athletic body build. Being a professional kickboxer and MMA fighter, she has maintained her body perfectly well. She has a reach of 1.77 inches. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is blonde.
Andrea Lee Net Worth
MMA fighter Andrea Lee is currently signed to the UFC. She previously fought in other promotions such as Invicta, Legacy, and LFA before signing with the UFC. She makes her fortune out of her fighting career. Her income comes from contracts, purses, and bonuses. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million.
Did You Know?
She has a black belt in Kyokushin.She has a brown belt in Judo.She has a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.She is Kru in Muay Thai.Lee’s nickname KGB was given by her coach as he thought she looked Russian.She represents Gladiators Academy since 2018.