Chatri Sityodtong tells Adrian Lee ‘can’t wait for your ONE Championship debut’ as 17-year-old books next amateur fight
ONE boss keeping an eye on younger brother of title-holders Angela and Christian Lee, who is back in action next monthAdrian Lee won an amateur title in December, just days before their 18-year-old sister Victoria Lee’s deathONE ChampionshipNicolas AtkinPublished: 4:25pm, 26 Aug, 2023Why you can trust SCMP
Chatri Sityodtong has told Adrian Lee “I can’t wait for your ONE Championship debut” after the 17-year-old booked his next amateur fight.
Lee – the younger brother of ONE’s MMA title-holders Angela Lee and Christian Lee – will fight Eric Cortez in a 165-pound bout on September 23’s Toughman Hawaii Next Generation card at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
A four-time national youth MMA champion, Lee also won the 2023 Hawaii high school state wrestling title in February. That accolade came less than two months after the death of his 18-year-old sister Victoria Lee on December 26. He is the first Lee sibling to return to fighting since her death.
Adrian Lee’s opponent, also 17, is a member of Sacramento, California’s famed Team Alpha Male gym headed by former UFC star Urijah Faber – who will be at the fight.