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Curtis Blaydes: I Beat Derrick Lewis 9 Times Out Of 10

Curtis Blaydes believes that his loss to Derrick Lewis was self-inflicted and has chalked the setback up to a learning experience to grow from. At UFC Vegas 19, Curtis Blaydes was expected by oddsmakers and most gamblers to pick up the win over Derrick Lewis in the night’s main event....

UFC Vegas 19 Highlights: Derrick Lewis Takes Out Curtis Blaydes Early

Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis wasn’t what fight fans of slugfest wanted to see.  The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (February 20, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 19 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The first round saw Lewis land some solid...

Is There Anyone In The Way Of Jon Jones At Heavyweight?

At UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, the Irish turned the MMA world upsidedown when Conor McGregor made history in becoming the first simultaneous two-weight division world champion. McGregor ascended into superstardom and activated the demand for multiple belts. Meanwhile, superstar Jon Jones continued a downward trend toward the possibility...

UFC Vegas 19 Weigh-in Results: 4 Fighters Heavy, Including One Miss By Nearly 12 Pounds

The UFC is continuing to put on events every weekend as on February 20, UFC Vegas 19 goes down from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. In the main event of the card, top-five heavyweight contenders collide as Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis finally fight. The two have been on...

Derrick Lewis Plans To Send Curtis Blaydes To The ICU At UFC Vegas 19

Derrick Lewis has violent plans for Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19. In the main event of the card, Lewis and Blaydes will finally fight after years of the two seemingly being on a collision course with one another. It's a classic striker vs grappler matchup, and one "The Black...

Curtis Blaydes Aware Jon Jones Will Leapfrog Him For Heavyweight Title Shot

Curtis Blaydes is well aware that he won't get the next heavyweight title shot. In the main event of UFC Vegas 19, Blaydes and Derrick Lewis will finally share the Octagon with one another. It is a very intriguing matchup between two top-five heavyweights where many would think the winner...

Derrick Lewis Expects A Bloodbath Against Wrestling-Heavy Blaydes

Derrick Lewis has something to prove ahead of his UFC Vegas 19 clash with Curtis Blaydes, and he expects to do so with blood and gore. Curtis Blaydes has gone on record in stating that he does not think Derrick Lewis is fully committed to the sport of MMA. Blaydes...

Curtis Blaydes Questions Derrick Lewis’s Respect For The Sport of MMA

Curtis Blaydes does not think that UFC wildman Derrick Lewis is truly committed to the sport of mixed martial arts. At UFC Vegas 19, Curtis Blaydes will occupy the main event slot against Derrick Lewis. Blaydes and Lewis are polar opposites in just about every way two people could be....

Curtis Blaydes Will Not Be Influenced By Fans To Change Style

Curtis Blaydes is not giving in to outside pressure to change the fighting style that has benefited him throughout his MMA career.   This Saturday’s UFC Vegas 19 will feature a battle of behemoths when Curtis Blaydes crashes with Derrick Lewis in the main event. The last time Blaydes was in...

Curtis Blaydes Sees No Need To Hide Game Plan from Derrick Lewis

UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes sees absolutely no need to keep his cards close to the vest ahead of his February 20 headliner against Derrick Lewis. When Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis face off in the main event on February 20, fans will be treated to the quintessential grappler vs. striker...

Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis Headlines Feb. 20 Fight Night

Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis now have a new date to lock horns, with the two heavyweights colliding on February 20.  Following an initial report from ESPN, multiple sources have confirmed that Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis will now headline the February 20 Fight Night card. This bout was originally...

Blaydes vs. Lewis Cancelled After Blaydes Tests Positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus has claimed another fight in 2020, as the UFC on ESPN 18 main event between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis has been cancelled after Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19. ESPN broke the news that Curtis Blaydes was forced out of his main event against Derrick Lewis mere minutes...

Curtis Blaydes Doesn’t “Give A Damn” About Fan Criticism

UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes has no plans on changing his fighting style to please the masses. Following his unanimous decision victory over Alexander Volkov in June, Blaydes was the subject of heavy criticism for what many considered to be a very underwhelming performance. The two talking points of criticism were...

Curtis Blaydes Doesn’t Believe Jon Jones Moves Up To Heavyweight

Curtis Blaydes still has his doubts that Jon Jones will move up to heavyweight. For years now, Jones has been linked to a potential move to heavyweight but has never done it. Yet, earlier this year, he vacated his light heavyweight title and made it clear he was going to...

What If Neither Jones Nor Ngannou Is Miocic’s Biggest Threat?

It’s the quiet ones that you have to watch out for the most. Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has earned the right to be considered the consensus greatest heavyweight of all time. This recognition was not carried to Miocic by the wind; it was earned by setting the record...