Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-12-18, the mma fight Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Daukaus vs Lewis is the main event of UFC Vegas 45 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 57 or UFC Fight Night 199). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Derrick Lewis record
Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-8-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Francis Ngannou).
In his last three bouts he has beat Aleksei Oleinik (Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik) and Curtis Blaydes (Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis), but then he has lost to Ciryl Gane (Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane).
Chris Daukaus record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Chris Daukaus, has a record of 12-3-0 (92% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.14 in the heavyweight division.
He was defeated by Azunna Anyanwu in 2019, but then he has won five consecutive matches beating Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira, Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Chris Daukaus) and Shamil Abdurakhimov in his last three (Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Chris Daukaus).
UFC Vegas 45 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 199: Lewis vs. Daukaus
Where: UFC Apex, Enterprise, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Vegas 45 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 45 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus
Stephen Thompson vs Belal Muhammad
Amanda Lemos vs Angela Hill
Raphael Assuncao vs Ricky Simon
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Mateusz Gamrot
Cub Swanson vs Darren Elkins
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Dustin Stoltzfus vs Gerald Meerschaert
Raoni Barcelos vs Victor Henry
Justin Tafa vs Harry Hunsucker
Sijara Eubanks vs Melissa Gatto
Charles Jourdain vs Andre Ewell
Raquel Pennington vs Macy Chiasson
Don’Tale Mayes vs Josh Parisian
Jordan Leavitt vs Matt Sayles
UFC Vegas 45 pre-fight press conference
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UFC Vegas 45 weigh-in
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Lewis vs Daukaus full fight video / highlights
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Official highlights – spanish
Lewis vs Daukaus result
Derrick Lewis defeated Chris Daukaus via KO at 3:36, round 1.
Lewis vs Daukaus post-fight interview
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UFC Vegas 45 post-fight press conference
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