Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a professional mma record of 21-6-0 (90% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweght in the world but he comes off the loss against current #1 Ufc Hw champion Daniel Cormier (Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis); before this bout he had beat Alexander Volkov (Alexander Volkov vs Derrick Lewis).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champ Junior dos Santos, has an official record of 20-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. ‘Cigano’ dos Santos lost the rematch with Stipe Miocic in 2017 (Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2) but then JDS beat Blagoy Ivanov (Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov) and Tai Tuivasa in 2018 (Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa). Lewis vs dos Santos is the main event of UFC Fight Night 146 (UFC on ESPN+ 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 146: Lewis vs. dos Santos
Where: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 146 fight card (main card):
Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos
Curtis Millender vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Tim Means vs Niko Price
Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell
Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober
Tim Boetsch vs Omari Akhmedov
Lewis’ previous fight: Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis
Dos Santos’ previous fight: Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa
Dos Santos’ next fight: Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos
Lewis’ next fight: Derrick Lewis vs Blagoy Ivanov
Lewis vs dos Santos Fight Video:
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