SALT LAKE CITY– Derrick Lewis claimed Saturday he battled out his UFC agreement, however that does not always indicate he’s wanting to leave the promo.
The previous UFC heavyweight title opposition exposed at UFC 291 that his agreement finished up with his his TKO sway Marcos Rogerio de Lima on the major card. However Lewis (27-11 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 18-9 UFC) is wishing to re-sign with the promotioin.
“I’m hoping to stay here in the UFC,” Lewis claimed at his UFC 291 post-fight press conference. “I like it here. I like the staff. … Everybody is cool here except for the media – y’all d*ckheads. F*ck all y’all, really. But go ahead – next question.”
Lewis got in UFC 291 on the most awful run of his job at 1-4 in his previous 5 UFC getaways with all the losses by deduction. Saturday not just place Lewis back in the win column, however made him believe he can take place an additional title run.
“I believe I do (have another title run),” Lewis claimed. “It’s just so crazy, so frustrating, me losing to the guys that I lost to. There’s no way in hell I should’ve lost to those guys. That was another reason why I wanted to train my ass off for this fight because now I have a lot of guys calling me out and I showed (what happens). The last guy that called me out was Curtis Blaydes, and you know what happened to that.”
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