Derrick Lewis vs Serghei Spivac Set For November 19th

The return of Derrick Lewis is set, and he will be taking on yet another rising contender in Serghei Spivac. The UFC made the announcement official, with a post to their Twitter page. There they revealed that the former heavyweight title challenger in …

The return of Derrick Lewis is set, and he will be taking on yet another rising contender in Serghei Spivac. The UFC made the announcement official, with a post to their Twitter page. There they revealed that the former heavyweight title challenger in Lewis, will face the 15-3 Moldovan prospect Spivac in the main event…

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Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac set to headline UFC Vegas 65 on November 19.

Derrick LewisA pivotal heavyweight division clash between former title challenger, Derrick Lewis, and the surging, Serghei Spivac, is slated to headline UFC Vegas 65 on November 19. from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lewis, the current #7 ranked heavyweight contender, most recently featured at UFC 227 back in July, suffering a controversial first […]

Derrick Lewis

A pivotal heavyweight division clash between former title challenger, Derrick Lewis, and the surging, Serghei Spivac, is slated to headline UFC Vegas 65 on November 19. from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lewis, the current #7 ranked heavyweight contender, most recently featured at UFC 227 back in July, suffering a controversial first round knockout defeat against Sergei Pavlovich at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

As for Spivac, the surging #12 ranked contender has landed victories in each of his last two Octagon appearances, most recently stopping Brazilian contender, Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 59 in August. The UFC confirmed the main event clash of Derrick Lewis and Serghei Spivac on their official Twitter account.

“With a combined 28 KOs, there two heavy hitters won’t go all 5 rounds. @TheBeast_UFC (Derrick Lewis) vs. Serghei Spivac is OFFICIAL for Nov 19!” 

Derrick Lewis is the most prolific knockout artist in the history of the UFC

26-10(1) as a professional, Lewis, the most prolific knockout artist in both the promotion’s heavyweight division and the entire organization to boot, suffered a prior knockout loss to recent UFC Paris headliner, Tai Tuivasa back in February before his knockout defeat to Pavlovich. 

In his most recent professional victory, Lewis stopped Chris Daukaus with a first round knockout back in December of last year.

Over the course of his lengthy Octagon tenure, the New Orleans-born heavyweight hitter has defeated the likes of Gabriel Gonzaga, Marcin Tybura, Alexander Volkov, Blagoy Ivanov, Alexey Oleynik, Curtis Blaydes, and current undisputed champion, Francis Ngannou.

Moldovan contender, Spivac on the other hand, has so far landed an impressive six victories since his landing in the UFC back in May 2019.

Suffering losses to Walt Harris, and Marcin Tybura to go with a TKO defeat to Tom Aspinall, Spivac has defeated Greg Hardy, Jared Vanderaa, Carlos Felipe, as well as finishing common-foe, Tuivasa, and beating Oleynik.

Gane Breaks Down Why Tuivasa Is More Dangerous Than Lewis

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane is expecting a more dangerous threat in Tai Tuivasa than he did with Derrick Lewis. Gane will face Tuivasa at the UFC’s inaugural event in France at UFC Paris today. He returns to the Octagon fol…

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane is expecting a more dangerous threat in Tai Tuivasa than he did with Derrick Lewis. Gane will face Tuivasa at the UFC’s inaugural event in France at UFC Paris today. He returns to the Octagon following a loss to Francis Ngannou for the unified heavyweight belt at UFC…

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5 Most Memorable UFC Press Conference Moments Of 2021-22

As the delectable entrée to the main course of fight night, UFC press conferences reliably deliver a generous serving of witty one-liners, emotionally charged back-and-forths, and often controversial moments. They’re a spectacle of bluster and bravado …

As the delectable entrée to the main course of fight night, UFC press conferences reliably deliver a generous serving of witty one-liners, emotionally charged back-and-forths, and often controversial moments. They’re a spectacle of bluster and bravado like no other in the sporting world. In this article, we rank the five most memorable UFC press conference…

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McCarthy On Lewis Stoppage: ‘He Always Goes Face Down, Ass Up’

Renowned former referee John McCarthy has given his take on the controversial stoppage in the heavyweight fight between Derrick Lewis and Sergei Pavlovich. This past weekend at UFC 277, Lewis looked to break his streak of Texas defeats, which has seen …

Renowned former referee John McCarthy has given his take on the controversial stoppage in the heavyweight fight between Derrick Lewis and Sergei Pavlovich. This past weekend at UFC 277, Lewis looked to break his streak of Texas defeats, which has seen him bested in his home state by Ciryl Gane last September and Tai Tuivasa…

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9 Positives & 2 Negatives From UFC 277

On Saturday night, the MMA leader’s latest pay-per-view offering went down from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Off the heels of back-to-back events on the road in Long Island and London, the promotion headed to “D-Town&#8221…

On Saturday night, the MMA leader’s latest pay-per-view offering went down from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Off the heels of back-to-back events on the road in Long Island and London, the promotion headed to “D-Town” to complete the hat-trick ahead of a trip back to Las Vegas’ Apex facility next weekend. UFC…

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