Keith Lee, Brother of Kevin Lee, to Make Bellator Debut vs. Shawn Bunch on Feb. 21

By Tristen Critchfield Jan 20, 2020


Keith Lee, the younger brother of UFC lightweight standout Kevin Lee, will make his big-show debut next month.

Keith Lee will square off against Shawn Bunch in a bantamweight bout at Bellator 239. sherdog.com confirmed the booking with a promotion official following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. Lee has signed a multi-fight contract with the California-based promotion.

Bellator 239 takes place at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla., on Feb. 21 and is headlined by a welterweight clash pitting Ed Ruth against Yaroslav Amosov. The main card will air on both Paramount Network and Dazn.

The 23-year-old Lee is 5-3 since making his professional debut in 2017. The Xtreme Couture representative enters his Bellator debut on a two-bout winning streak. Two of Lee’s three career losses have come via split decision.

A former NCAA All-American wrestler, Bunch had a five-bout winning streak snapped at Bellator 228, where he was submitted in the second round by Leandro Higo. The 36-year-old American Kickboxing Academy product is 9-4 as a professional.

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