In three fights, Lee has picked up three first round finishes, delivering on the potential that a lifetime of martial arts has given her.
“2015 has been an amazing year for me so far,” Lee told MMAWeekly.com. “With these past 3 fights, I definitely feel that I have grown as a martial artist and I’m continuing to improve every day.
“I was hoping to stay busy and that’s definitely what happened! I’m very grateful for all of the opportunities that ONE Championship has given me to showcase my skills.”
Having just come off a victory over Natalie Hills in November, Lee will be fighting just a few weeks later, but she doesn’t mind the quick turnaround as long as it helps her achieve her goal.
“It is difficult to fight back-to-back, but that’s what I’m willing to do to get myself a title shot,” said Lee. “I am focused and determined to get that belt and that’s all I focus on when I prepare for the next fight.”
On Friday in Manila, Philippines, Lee (3-0) takes on Lena Tkhorevska (3-1) in a 115-pound main card bout at ONE Championship: Spirit of Champions.
“I think Lena is an aggressive, well-rounded fighter, and I know that our match-up is gonna make for a really exciting fight,” said Lee. “I know that I have more experience and preparation going into this fight than her.
“I respect Lena, as I do with all of my opponents, but I am going to beat her in every area of this fight.”
Should Lee pick up her fourth win of the year, she feels getting a chance at fighting for the strawweight title will be right around the corner in 2016.
“I am aiming to become the first woman’s MMA world champion in ONE and I will do whatever it takes to achieve that goal,” said Lee. “I will take it one step at a time, but I plan on finishing all of my fights in an extremely devastating fashion to prove that I deserve a title shot
“Tune in Dec. 11 to watch my fight with Lena Tkhorevska. I promise you guys, it’s gonna be another crazy fight.”