Right now, more than 20 fights are scheduled for Apex Fights 4 on January 10 at Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, Tenn.
One of the late additions to the lineup has some heat to it.
Doug Williams and Aaron Lee are set to fight one another for the second time in a light heavyweight rematch. The first time these two squared off, at Evolution Combat Series 2 last month in Elizabethton, Tenn., the fight ended on a no contest due to what was ruled an incidental knee to the head by Williams.
Williams (5-2-2 NC/Team Oxendine) gets another crack at Lee (0-2-1 NC) and it appears the Johnson City product nicknamed "The Cobra" is taking things personally this time.
"The only comment I have is hopefully he don't fake another knee to the head," Williams said when asked for his remarks on rematching with Lee. "I know the rules and didn't knee him illegally. As I was throwing knees, he lowered his head and arms. My knee went through his blocked arms and hit him in the solar plexus but the force made his head snap back."
Williams is no stranger to the fight scene in East Tennessee. He made his debut back in 2010 and got off to a 3-0 start in MMA. Fights have been a bit less frequent for Williams in recent years but he remains a matchup problem considering his height and long limbs.
Lee is still looking for his first MMA win, but in his debut fight he pushed Robbie Long to the limit in a bout at 3FC 21 that ended with a split decision victory for Long. Lee quit on the stool at Apex Fights 3 and then had the no contest, but he took both of those fights on very short notice.
Williams doesn't plan on this fight going to the judges.
"One way or another I will finish him for sure," he said.
Was Lee kneed illegally? Watch the video from their first fight and judge for yourself.
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