Including six-pack abdominal muscles not did anything to decrease the damaging power of UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis. Yet it might have sufficed to conserve his area in the positions, otherwise straight-out his work.
Lewis, the all-time leader in kos in UFC background, broke a three-fight losing touch on Saturday with a 32-second coating of Marcos Rogerio de Lima (21-9-1) that is entitled to positioning high up in the profession emphasize reel of “The Black Beast.” The first-round TKO at UFC 291 in Salt Lake City was the last battle of Lewis’ present UFC agreement and also need to suffice to give work protection for the 38-year-old follower fave.
After the success, Lewis had no scarcity of roguishness as he dropped his combating shorts and also amused the group with a crotch slice prior to getting on top of the cage wall surface using simply his undergarments.
“You know, my d—head has a mind of his own,” Lewis informed Joe Rogan throughout his post-fight meeting.
To the shock of lots of, Lewis landed a running button knee in the opening secondly of the battle that divided the guard of Rogerio de Lima and also knocked the 38-year-old Brazilian down. Lewis quickly abounded in with ground and also extra pound yet held your horses sufficient to position his shots in order to compel the standstill.
“Hell no,” Lewis claimed when asked if he prepared the leaping knee. “I just said I would throw some bullshit to see if it lands. And I did.
” That’s all my train. We have actually been educating that exact same button knee for 5 years and also I rejoice it ultimately landed. I will quit on that particular bullshit.”
Lewis, that was dropped in 4 of his 5 previous battles being available in, all versus leading competitors, devoted to obtaining in form for this battle after battling to reduce a severe quantity of weight (and also supposedly losing consciousness) in the days leading up to his first-round entry loss to Sergey Spivak in February.
“It’s a long-time coming. I have wanted to hit motherf—ers for two years and I finally did. I’m happier than a motherf—er,” Lewis claimed. “Shit, we will see [what is next]. I’m a free agent now so hopefully I can get another contract with the UFC. But if not, f— it, it is what it is.”
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