This Saturday night there will be a real show in UFC, Where could it be Derrick Lewis as the protagonist. The action is back in Nevada with the stunning UFC Vegas 19, packed with MMA stars. In the main event of the night, the No. 2 ranked Heavyweight, Curtis blaydesYou will have to collide head-on with “the beast”, Derrick Lewis. The latter is number 4 of the aforementioned division, so clearly the crossing has enormous expectations.
Referring directly to Alistair Overeem, Lewis He highlighted the following: “Not yet. You are good, man. And if you get. If Overeem is watching this, you are very good. Look in your eyes, you still can. Don’t give up because of them, because I want a piece of them. I know I can beat it and it would be ideal to have that memory in my memory. It would be something spectacular for my career.
“He said I would be an easy fight for him. Easy money. What else did he say? That he never turned down a fight, but I think we challenged him four times in the last three years and he didn’t want to. We will see what happens and if at any time he agrees to measure himself against me. I hope so, although there is nothing safe with that, “he concluded Derrick Lewis, who, at times, does not think about the Heavyweight belt.
Curtis blaydes (14-2, 1 NC) adds a very good streak of four wins in a row, looking for his fifth victory. In his last contest, in June this year, he ended Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision. In turn, in the fights before that, he went home with two TKOs in the second round. The first of them was against former champion Junior dos Santos and then he did it with Shamil Abdurakhimov.
His last fight
On the other side, Derrick Lewis (24-7, 1 NC) also did the same in his last presentations, getting three victories in three consecutive bouts. Being this way, in August of this 2020, the aforementioned liquidated Aleksei Oleinik in the second round. Ilir Latifi was the one who had to face him first, although he was also defeated. And, further back still, he left with a split decision over Blagoy Ivanov.
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