Since 2010 Derrick Lewis has been in the MMA headlines. Lewis is best known for winning the Legacy Fighting Championship heavyweight title. His dream is to get another shot at the UFC heavyweight title. Lewis had a previous chance against Daniel Cormier. However, he suffered a 2018 UFC betting loss in a second-round submission. Also is Curtis Blaydes gunning for a heavyweight title shot. With a ranking in second, he is well on his way. A loss to Lewis would derail those plans. Thus, the pressure will be on Saturday night in the heavyweight main event.
UFC Fight Night Blaydes vs. Lewis Main Card
|Date and Time:||Saturday, November 28, 2020, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|UFC Fight Night Main Card TV Coverage:||ESPN+|
Heavyweight Bout – Main Event
Curtis “Razor” Blaydes has a sportsbook record of 14 wins and 2 losses. Counter to that is Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis at 23 wins and 7 losses. Blaydes has won eight of his last nine fights. So too has he won four in a row. Lewis has won three fights in a row. And six of his last eight.
The last time out for Curtis Blaydes was on June 20, 2020, against Alexander Volkov. Blaydes scored a five-round unanimous decision in Las Vegas. Previously Blaydes faced Junior Dos Santos on January 25, 2020. Blaydes scored a second-round technical knockout in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Derrick Lewis is coming off an August 8, 2020 bout against Aleksei Oleinik. Lewis scored a second-round knockout in Las Vegas. And then on February 8, 2020, Lewis faced Ilir Latifi. Lewis earned a third-round unanimous decision win in Houston, Texas.
Light Heavyweight Bout
Fashion Anthony “Lionheart” Smith at a record of 33 wins and 16 losses. Devin “Brown Bear” Clark has a mark of 12 wins and 4 losses. Of major concern is that Smith has lost three of his last four fights. Including two in a row. Clark won his last two fights.
Of course, Smith is best known for his UFC light heavyweight championship loss to Jon Jones. March 2, 2019, was the date for that fight in Las Vegas. Specifically, it was a five-round unanimous decision.
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Miguel “Carmel Thunder” Baeza has a record of 9 wins and 0 losses. Contrarily Takashi “Ten” Sato has 16 wins and 3 losses.
Spike “The Alpha Ginger” Carlyle has a record of 1 win and 1 loss. Counter to that is Bill “Senor Perfecto” Algeo at 13 wins and 5 losses.
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On this occasion, Curtis Blaydes will be a tough out for Derrick Lewis. Blaydes in his prime with strong momentum.
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