Derrick Lewis gives his prediction for Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier trilogy ending

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis doesn’t see the belt changing hands any time soon. With the series tied at one a piece, current champion Stipe Miocic is expected to face Daniel Cormier for the third time sometime in summer. Cormier captured the strap in July 2018, when, as light heavyweight champ, he knocked […]

Derrick Lewis Reveals ‘Life or Death’ Medical Issue Has Affected Him for More Than a Year

Derrick Lewis apparently competed — and won — at UFC 247 with a serious medical issue looming over his head. View full post on Recent News on

Morning Report: Derrick Lewis reveals he’s been battling a potentially ‘life or death’ medical issue for ‘over a year’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last weekend at UFC 247, Derrick Lewis won a hard-fought decision over Ilir Latifi to move to move to 14-5 in the UFC heavyweight division. But though Lewis got the win, it sounds like his battles may be only just beginning. Speaking with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani yesterday, Lewis revealed that heading […]

Video: Derrick Lewis no longer interested in fight against Greg Hardy

MMA Fighting HOUSTON — Following a split decision win at UFC 247, Derrick Lewis talks about his performance, how USADA followed him on fight night, what’s next in his career, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Derrick Lewis ready to step in as UFC Columbus replacement after UFC 247 win

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis beat Ilir Latifi with a unanimous decision Saturday to open up the main card at UFC 247 in Houston. Take a look inside the fight with Lewis, who won for the second straight time to get back on track after back-to-back losses, including a heavyweight title setback to then-champ Daniel Cormier. […]

Derrick Lewis Says He’s Healthy, Ready for Quick Turnaround After UFC 247

It may not have been a vintage Derrick Lewis type of fight in terms of the outcome, but “The Black Beast” walked out of his hometown with a victory nonetheless. View full post on Recent News on

UFC Unfiltered Episode 365: Derrick Lewis, Dominick Reyes & Lauren Murphy

Listen to UFC Unfiltered Episode 365 featuring Derrick Lewis, Dominick Reyes and Lauren Murphy. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Derrick Lewis Reflects On His Journey To The Top

Heavyweight Derrick Lewis reflects on his journey from prison to UFC star before UFC 247 Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC 247 free fight: Derrick Lewis batters Marcin Tybura to kick off 2018 title charge

Derrick Lewis displayed his power in full force when he started his 2018 campaign for a heavyweight title shot with a crowd-pleasing finish. After having his six-fight winning streak snapped at the hands of Mark Hunt, Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) looked to rebound when he faced Marcin Tybura in the co-main event of UFC […]

Video: Which of Derrick Lewis’ 10 UFC knockout wins was his best?

Derrick Lewis returns Saturday for a home fight, which historically has worked out quite nicely for him. Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) opens up the UFC 247 main card in a heavyweight tussle with Ilir Latifi (14-7 MMA, 7-5 UFC). Throughout his career, Lewis is 9-0 when he fights in Texas, where he’s lived since […]

Derrick Lewis: American Top Team has a hit out on me, UFC 247 is no different

When Derrick Lewis takes on Ilir Latifi at UFC 247, it won’t be the first time he’s squared off with a member of American Top Team. In 2015, Lewis took on then-ATT heavyweight Shawn Jordan. At UFC on ESPN+ 4 this past March, he fought former heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos. Lewis’ history with the […]

Derrick Lewis glad Alistair Overeem got ‘worked,’ explains boxer beatdown at gym

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting For many MMA vets, it was hard not to feel bad for UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem when a last-second punch from Jairzinho Rozenstruik laid him out. One person not broken up about it? Derrick Lewis. “The Black Beast” was actually tickled when he saw a highlight of the UFC on ESPN […]

Unfiltered Episode 356: Derrick Lewis & Ezekiel Mitchell In-Studio

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Video: ‘Fattest guy in division’ Derrick Lewis surprised Ilir Latifi wanted fight

LAS VEGAS – UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis spoke to the media backstage at UFC 245 and said he’s surprised to be fighting Ilir Latifi at UFC 247; he believes “The Bricklayer” should be fighting at middleweight – not “the fattest guy in the division.” Check out Lewis’ full media scrum above. View full post on […]

Derrick Lewis Set to Welcome Ilir Latifi to the Heavyweight Division

Ilir Latifi’s heavyweight debut will happen on Feb. 8 opposite Derrick Lewis according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. View full post on Recent News on

Derrick Lewis expected to welcome Ilir Latifi to heavyweight at UFC card in February

Derrick Lewis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Derrick Lewis is expected to welcome Ilir Latifi to the heavyweight division in a fight currently targeted for a UFC card on Feb. 8 that’s expected to take place in Houston, Texas. While the card hasn’t been announced by the promotion, the Feb. 8 show is rumored to […]

Morning Report: Greg Hardy on Derrick Lewis: ‘He’s been to prison. I just don’t think somebody that’s been to prison is allowed to say what the standard is’

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting Greg Hardy is not interested in the opinions of others. Last month, Hardy won a unanimous decision over Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN 6. Like many things with Hardy though, the outcome was full of controversy as Hardy used his inhaler between rounds, after asking a ringside official if it […]

Derrick Lewis Wants to Personally End Greg Hardy’s UFC Tenure

Derrick Lewis hasn’t exactly seen eye-to-eye with Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomer Greg Hardy since the former pro footballer’s debut earlier this year and wants to “get his ass” out of the promotion as quick as possible. View full post on Recent News on

Derrick Lewis welcomes Curtis Blaydes’ threat to make him ‘tap to takedowns’ after UFC 244

Derrick Lewis is willing to oblige Curtis Blaydes’ request for a fight after UFC 244. Just moments after Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) earned a split decision victory over Blagoy Ivanov on Saturday, Blaydes (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC), who was seated cageside for the heavyweight contest at Madison Square Garden in New York, sent out […]

Video: Derrick Lewis welcomes Curtis Blaydes next, wants Greg Hardy out of UFC

NEW YORK – Heavyweight Derrick Lewis talks about his split decision win over Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244, his newfound focus on conditioning, a potential fight with Curtis Blaydes, President Donald Trump’s visit to the event, and his thoughts on Greg Hardy’s fight with Alexander Volkov. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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