Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-11-04, mma bout not so exciting: Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Lewis vs Almeida is scheduled to take place Saturday, November 4th, at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo (Brazil), in a 5-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC Fight Night 231 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 89). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Jailton Almeida record
The black belt in Bjj Jailton Almeida entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-2-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones).
He lost to Bruno Assis in 2018 but since then he has won 14 consecutive fights deafeating Anton Turkalj, Shamil Abdurakhimov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik in his last three (Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Jailton Almeida).
Derrick Lewis record
His opponent, Derrick Lewis, has an official record of 27-11-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the heavyweight division.
He lost three consecutive bouts between 2022 and 2023, against Tai Tuivasa (Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa), Sergei Pavlovich (Derrick Lewis vs Sergei Pavlovich) and Sergey Spivak (Derrick Lewis vs Sergey Spivak), but he came back to win with Marcos Rogerio de Lima in July 2023 (Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima).
Here is the UFC Fight Night 231 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis
Nicolas Dalby vs Gabriel Bonfim
Rodrigo Nascimento vs Don’Tale Mayes 2
Caio Borralho vs Abusupiyan Magomedov
Elves Brener vs Kaynan Kruschewsky
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Rinat Fakhretdinov vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Vitor Petrino vs Modestas Bukauskas
Angela Hill vs Denise Gomes
Eduarda Moura vs Montserrat Ruiz
Marc Diakiese vs Kaue Fernandes
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC Fight Night 231 pre-fight press conference, featuring Derrick Lewis and Jailton Almeida!
Watch the videos of UFC Fight Night 231: Almeida vs Lewis weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Almeida vs Lewis fight?
Jailton Almeida defeated Derrick Lewis via unanimous decision. Scores were 50–44, 50–44, 50–45.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Fight Night 231 post-fight octagon interview of Jailton Almeida and Derrick Lewis.
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC Fight Night 231 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Derrick Lewis and Jailton Almeida (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC Fight Night 231 Fight of the Night: Nicolas Dalby vs. Gabriel Bonfim
UFC Fight Night 231 Performance of the Night: Elves Brener, Vitor Petrino