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UFC Vegas 19 Fallout: Derrick Lewis’s record-tying KO; Jon Jones’s move to heavyweight
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UFC Vegas 19 Fallout: Derrick Lewis’s record-tying KO; Jon Jones’s move to heavyweight

UFC Vegas 19 Fallout: Derrick Lewis’s record-tying KO; Jon Jones’s move to heavyweight MMAWeekly’s Jim “Gries” Grieshaber and Jeff Cain break down the weekly news in MMA and talk about the upcoming UFC events in Las Vegas. The boys also wrap up the UFC Vegas 19: Blaydes vs. Lewis, where Derrick Lewis pulled off a huge upset with his record-tying knockout of Curtis Blaydes in the main event. What does Lewis’s knockout do to the division? Where does former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones land upon making the move to heavyweight? (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) TRENDING > Gina Carano fires back on being canceled; Dana White expresses sup...
Derrick Lewis predicts first-exchange KO of Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19
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Derrick Lewis predicts first-exchange KO of Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19

Derrick Lewis is ready for anything ahead of his main event fight with Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on Saturday. Everyone who has watched the sport knows what his stand-up game is like. Lewis has the most knockouts in UFC heavyweight history and is also tied for the most knockouts in UFC history with 11. But what about his ground game? Lewis is up against an outstanding wrestler in Curtis Blaydes in Saturday’s main event.  Blaydes chuckles at Lewis’ comments about “The Black Beast” being able to take him down and punish him on the ground. For maybe the first time ever, Lewis doesn’t understand what all the laughing is about. Speaking with MMAWeekly.com at the UFC Vegas 19 virtual media day, Lewis said he welcomes Blaydes to take the fight to the ground. “I reall...
Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis
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Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis

UFC Vegas 19: Blaydes vs. Lewis Live Results (Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 19 live results for the first Blaydes vs. Lewis bout from The Apex in Las Vegas is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Saturday, Feb. 20, on MMAWeekly.com) UFC Vegas 19: Blaydes vs. Lewis start times UFC Vegas 19 main card start time: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ESPN+UFC Vegas 19 prelims start time: 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on ESPN+NOTE: To select the appropriate fight, click on the images with the yellow name plates at the bottom of the Fight Analytics window and drag until...
Curtis Blaydes gets why Jon Jones leapfrogged him
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Curtis Blaydes gets why Jon Jones leapfrogged him

LAS VEGAS – Curtis Blaydes sees his UFC Fight Night 185 headliner against Derrick Lewis as a fight to determine who will get a title shot. However, Blaydes (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) knows he won’t be the next man to fight the champion – or even the second-to-next fighter to challenge. With UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic set to take on perennial contender Francis Ngannou at UFC 260 on March 27 – and former UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones expected to fight the winner, Blaydes may be the odd man out. Despite that likelihood, Blaydes isn’t bothered. He gets it. Jones is likely to get the opportunity for a reason. Jones is one of the best, if not the best, to ever step inside the UFC cage, in Blaydes’ estimation. “I know that Jon is next. But essentially, on a scale of 1 to 10 (of how upset...
Watch Derrick Lewis flatten Aleksei Oleinik (UFC Vegas 19 free fight)
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Watch Derrick Lewis flatten Aleksei Oleinik (UFC Vegas 19 free fight)

Watch Derrick Lewis flatten Aleksei Oleinik | UFC Vegas 19 free fight Derrick Lewis set the UFC record back in August for most heavyweight knockouts with 11 after finishing Aleksei Oleinik. Lewis looks to build on that record and his current three-fight win streak when he faces Curtis Blaydes in the main event of UFC Vegas 19 on Saturday, February 20. Lewis enters Saturday’s main event ranked No. 4 in the heavyweight division. Blaydes sits in the No. 2 slot, and the winner will have a strong argument to be next in line for a title shot. TRENDING > UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve announces retirement (Courtesy of UFC) ...
Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis UFC Vegas 19 War Room Preview
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Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis UFC Vegas 19 War Room Preview

Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis UFC Vegas 19 War Room Preview The top end of the UFC’s heavyweight division is getting crowded. Current champion Stipe Miocic is set to face Francis Ngannou in the coming months, Jon Jones is already jumping to queue to fight the winner, and this weekend’s fight card features No. 2 ranked Curtis Blaydes vs. No. 4 ranked Derrick Lewis. That’s not to mention No. 5 ranked Alexander Volkov’s recent win over Alistair Overeem, and No. 3 ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik expected to face No. 7 ranked Cyril Gane later this month. With Blaydes vs. Lewis headlining this weekend’s UFC Vegas 19, Dan Hardy stepped into the War Room to bre...
Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis see red
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Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis see red

An intriguing stylistic matchup between streaking heavyweights will take center stage on Feb. 20. After their initial November booking was scrapped, Curtis Blaydes (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) will take on Derrick Lewis (24-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) in the UFC Fight Night 185 main event, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Both men will look to enter title contention when the division’s most prolific takedown artist takes on the division’s record holder for most knockouts in UFC heavyweight history. Check out the official poster for UFC Fight Night 185 below (via Instagram): The pre-fight artwork features the two heavyweight contenders standing face-to-face, with a deep red color filter applied as the pair stare one another down. But will it be Blaydes or Lewis who puts the heavyweight ti...
UFC Fight Night 177: Blaydes vs. Volkov – Saskatoon – June 20
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UFC Fight Night 177: Blaydes vs. Volkov – Saskatoon – June 20

By: Cody Rempel Date: June 20, 2020Venue: Sasktel Centre in Saskatoon, SaskatchwanTV: TSN/UFC Fight PassTickets: Ticketmaster  Fight Card:265lbs- Curtis Blaydes (13-2) vs. Alexander Volkov (31-7)125lbs- Gillian Robertson (7-4) vs. Taila Santos (15-1)185lbs- Marc-Andre Barriault (11-4) vs. Oskar Piechota (11-3-1)__________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ Source link