Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-29, good start and a nice finish: the mma bout Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
de Lima vs Lewis is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 29th, at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2 – UFC 291. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Derrick Lewis record
Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a record of 26-11-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 heavyweight in the world.
He won just one out of his last five bouts, against Chris Daukaus in 2021 (Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus); after this match he has lost to Tai Tuivasa (Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa), to Sergei Pavlovich (Derrick Lewis vs Sergei Pavlovich) and to Sergey Spivak (Derrick Lewis vs Sergey Spivak).
Lewis’ next fight: Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis
Marcos Rogerio de Lima record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marcos Rogerio de Lima, has a mma record of 21-8-1 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the heavyweight division.
He was defeated by Blagoy Ivanov last year but then he has won over Andrei Arlovski (Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Andrei Arlovski) and Waldo Cortes-Acosta (Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta).
Here is the UFC 291 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2
Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira
Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Tony Ferguson vs Bobby Green
Kevin Holland vs Michael Chiesa
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ABC / ESPN / ESPN+)
Trevin Giles vs Gabriel Bonfim
CJ Vergara vs Vinicius Salvador
Roman Kopylov vs Claudio Ribeiro
Jake Matthews vs Darrius Flowers
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Matthew Semelsberger vs Uros Medic
Priscila Cachoeira vs Miranda Maverick
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima 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)
Who won Lewis vs de Lima fight?
Derrick Lewis defeated Marcos Rogerio de Lima via TKO at 0:33, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 291 post-fight octagon interview of Derrick Lewis and Marcos Rogerio de Lima.