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"The Black Beast"

Derrick Lewis

#2 Heavyweight Division • 25-7-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Fight Win Streak
  • 20
    Wins by Knockout
  • 1
    Wins by Submission
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 11: (R-L) Derrick Lewis punches Mark Hunt of New Zealand in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at the Spark Arena on June 11, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Striking accuracy 49% 49%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
477
Sig. Strikes Attempted
965
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 06: (R-L) Derrick Lewis punches Damian Grabowski of Poland in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at MGM Grand Garden Arena on February 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire /Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Grappling accuracy 24% 24%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
5
Takedowns Attempted
25
2.53
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.14
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.48
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
45
%
Sig. Str. Defense
53
%
Takedown Defense
0.40
Knockdown Ratio
09:55
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
190 (40%)
Clinch
95 (20%)
Ground
192 (40%)

Sig. Str. by target

77% 367 Head 18% 85 Body 5% 25 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
20 (80%)
DEC
4 (16%)
SUB
1 (4%)

Resultados del evento

  • Win

    Blaydes vs Lewis

    Round
    2
    Time
    01:20
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Lewis vs Oleinik

    Round
    2
    Time
    00:24
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Activo
Hometown
New Orleans, Estados Unidos
Trains at
4oz Fight Club
Age
36
Height
75.00
Weight
260.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 19, 2014
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
43.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? A friend invited me to his gym because he knew I loved to fight, and I felt like it was an easy way to make money. 

What ranks and titles have you held? I’ve held three titles, including the Legacy Fighting Championship Heavyweight Championship. 

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? If I can make it, anyone can make it if they believe in themselves. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to Killgore College for one year. 

What was your job before you started fighting? AAA tow truck driver.

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: head kick

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