Ajax loader

Us

Pro MMA Record

"The Black Beast"

24-7-0

Derrick Lewis

Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis

Fighter Details

  • Name: Derrick Lewis
  • Pro MMA Record: 24-7-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Black Beast
  • Current Streak: 3 Wins
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1985.02.07
  • Last Fight: August 08, 2020 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 265.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Silverback Fight Club
  • Height: 6'3" (191cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $1,012,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Houston, Texas
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Derrick Lewis ineligible for regional rankings.

Gyms & Affiliations

Wiki

Derrick Lewis Wiki Update Wiki

Derrick "The Black Beast" Lewis is a current UFC heavy weight fighter.  


Lewis began his MMA journey in 2009. He made his debut as an amateur against Jay Ross at LSAMMA on October 16, 2009.  He lost the fight via TKO. He then faced Tim Buchanan at the United States American Combat Association event on January 30, 2010 and won via TKO.  After turning professional in 2010, Lewis would compile a fight record of 4/1 before signing with Bellator in May 2010. Derrick Lewis faced Tony Johnson at Bellator 46 on June 25, 2011, he lost the bout via unanimous decision.

After leaving Bellator Lewis went on a 6 fight winning streak including the notable win of the legacy heavy weight title which he also defended before being he signed for the UFC in 2013.
Lewis made his UFC debut against Jack May at UFC on FOX Werdum Vs Browne on april 19, 2014. Lewis won the fight via TKO in the first round.
Lewis has a current UFC record of 12 wins and 5 defeats. The most notable of Lewis fights being the wins against Travis Browne, Francis N'Gannou and  Alexander Volkov. 

He also fought Daniel Cormier being the UFC heavy weight champ but lost via submission in the second round.
Derrick Lewis is famous for his exciting fights and spectacular knockouts but also for his hilarious post fight interviews and comments. Stating that Donald Trump called him before his fight against Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 "to win this for America" and after undressing to his underwear and being asked by Joe Rogan why he did so, he stated famously, "My Balls was hot".
He is currently coming off a loss in his last fight against Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos.  Derrick Lewis was scheduled to come back at UFC 244 Jorge Masvidal VS Nate Diaz in MSG, NY against Blagoy Ivanov.

Last updated 10.13.2019, 12:20 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Derrick Lewis News View All

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Francis Ngannou is expecting to f... (2020-10-05 15:00:00 -0400)
It's been several weeks since news of Brock Lesnar becoming a free agent hit the... (2020-09-29 14:42:33 -0400)
Renato Moicano | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Two of the lightweight division’s... (2020-09-27 14:30:00 -0400)
Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC A former UFC champ-champ thinks Khamzat Chim... (2020-09-22 14:00:00 -0400)
Gina Mazany (6-4) chats to Ryan MacCarthy ahead of her flyweight fight against Rac... (2020-09-14 19:09:52 -0400)
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last week, it was announced that Nick Diaz was pla... (2020-09-14 08:00:00 -0400)
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 254 Embedded: Are shoeys approved for the COVID era? NELK Boys go for it.
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 3: Tai Tuivasa teaches 'Nelk boys' the shoey
  • MMA Junkie : Tony Gravely vs. Geraldo de Freitas joins Nov. 14 UFC lineup
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 254 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘Hold you on the ground and maul you’
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 254 pre-event facts: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje off to historic UFC starts
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje, and Dana White beach press conference
  • MMA Junkie : Ovince Saint Preux vs. Jamahal Hill added to UFC event on Dec. 5
  • MMA Weekly : Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje face-off ahead of UFC 254 on the beach
  • MMA Junkie : Dana White reveals trending numbers that qualify Khabib vs. Gaethje as UFC blockbuster
  • MMAFighting.com : Khabib Nurmagomedov prepared to take Justin Gaethje down ‘100 times’ if necessary: ‘I’m going to go all night’
  • The Athletic : Michael Chandler ‘cautiously optimistic’ he’ll get a chance to fight at UFC 254
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje cold open video
  • MMA Junkie : With parents at UFC 254, Justin Gaethje will secure mom's retirement when bell rings
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side Chat live now
  • MMA Junkie : Alexander Volkanovski campaigns to defend UFC title vs. Brian Ortega in Oceanic region
  • MMAFighting.com : Three fights off of Taura MMA 10 due to COVID-related issues, including Rousimar Palhares’ MMA return
  • UFC.com : The Secret to Khamzat Chimaev’s Success
  • MMA Junkie : Khabib Nurmagomedov: Big difference between Dagestani, American wrestling
  • MMAFighting.com : Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier has to happen at lightweight: ‘That fight means nothing at 170’
  • UFC.com : Lauren Murphy’s Toughness Stands Above The Rest