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Derrick Lewis Reveals His Personal Business Aspiration

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis has revealed the business aspiration he's looking to pursue in the near future. Like many athletes on the UFC roster, Lewis wants to balance his Octagon activity with ventures outside of fighting. In terms of his performances inside the cage, "The Black Beast" had a...

Gane Reveals What He Told Lewis Immediately After UFC 265 Fight

Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion Ciryl Gane has revealed what he told Derrick Lewis after finishing him in the UFC 265 main event last August. 2021 was a fantastic year for breakout star Gane. Despite only transitioning from Muay Thai to mixed martial arts in 2018, the Frenchman has built an...

Curtis Blaydes: I’m Still Better Than Derrick Lewis

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes believes that, despite his knockout loss last year, he's still better than Derrick Lewis. Blaydes, a perennial name in the group of elites at heavyweight, had his title charge stalled in 2021 at the hands (or sole right bomb...) of Lewis. In the main event...

Ngannou Felt As If He Was Fighting Miocic In His Mind During UFC 226

The fight with Stipe Miocic took a toll on Francis Ngannou's mind. Francis Ngannou is the UFC heavyweight champion and is a force to be reckoned with. He is lined up for his first title defense against interim champion Ciryl Gane, but in the leadup, Ngannou can't help but think...

Derrick Lewis: Gane Fight Would’ve Been Different if It Wasn’t In Houston

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis believes his convincing defeat to Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 would have played out differently had it not been in Houston. Having built a four-fight win streak, Lewis secured his number one contender spot at the start of 2021 and was expected to challenge for...

Lewis Just Wants Fun & Pressure-Free Fights For The Rest Of His Career

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis is hoping to avoid fights like the UFC 265 main event for the remainder of his career in the Octagon. After falling to back-to-back losses versus then-champion Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Junior dos Santos, Lewis found the form of his life on the way...

Derrick Lewis Vs. Tai Tuivasa Booked For UFC 271 In Houston

Heavyweights bangers Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa have a fight in the works for UFC 271. For Tuivasa, he gets his wish; and for Lewis, he gets a chance at redemption The news was reported early Friday afternoon by MMAJunkie's Farah Hannoun. This event will be headlined by Israel...

Tai Tuivasa Interested In Facing Derrick Lewis: ‘We’re The Fun Of This Division’

Flashy heavyweight Tai Tuivasa is interested in a fight against Derrick Lewis, seeing the hypothetical bout as a clash of fan favorites. Tuivasa is riding the momentum of a recent knockout victory over Augusto Sakai at UFC 269. The victory moved his winning streak to a strong four consecutive finish...

Lewis Explains Why Miocic Fight Would Be A Chance At Redemption

Derrick Lewis is looking for a fight that means something both to himself and his fans. Derrick Lewis is one of the best fighters in the heavyweight division. Although he has never won a UFC title, Lewis has been a mainstay in the top five for many years. Now that...

Derrick Lewis Feels Recent Win Didn’t ‘Erase’ Loss To Ciryl Gane

Derrick Lewis hasn’t stopped thinking about his loss to Ciryl Gane just yet. Despite a highly successful first-round stoppage win against Chris Daukaus in the main event of UFC Vegas 45, Lewis hasn’t put his recent defeat to Gane in the past. Lewis returned to the win column on Saturday with...

Atlas Reveals The One Thing Lewis Needs To Fulfill Superstar Potential

Teddy Atlas sees superstar potential in UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis but has identified some room for growth in his already dangerous striking style. The legendary boxing trainer recently praised and critiqued the ranked UFC fighter on his podcast. Atlas spoke about Lewis after watching him dispose of heavyweight contender Chris...

Watch: Lewis Sends A Message To Ex-Cop Daukaus After Traffic Stop

Derrick Lewis had a direct message to his UFC Vegas 45 opponent Chris Daukaus after what he felt was a sketchy traffic stop. Heading into UFC Vegas 45, Derrick Lewis had one main goal. Sure, getting the dub, in general, is always essential. Breaking the UFC knockout record? Meh....

Derrick Lewis Reveals Favorite KO After Record-Breaking Performance

Derrick Lewis now holds the record for the 'most knockouts in UFC history' following his first-round KO victory over Chris Daukaus last weekend at UFC Vegas 45. Prior to the event, Lewis shared the record with Matt Brown and Vitor Belfort with 12 TKO/KO finishes. Lewis earned his 13th KO...

Lewis Takes Pleasure In Legally Assaulting Ex-Police Officer Daukaus

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis took pleasure in getting the opportunity to legally knock out a former police officer inside the Octagon. Lewis put on arguably the best performance of his 2021 run in knocking out Chris Daukaus in the UFC Vegas 45 main event. Lewis looked patient on the...

Fighters React To Derrick Lewis Finishing Chris Daukaus At UFC Vegas 45

Derrick Lewis vs. Chris Daukaus was a quick fight.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (December 18, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 45 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. This one didn’t last long. Lewis was in complete control as he landed some...