Derrick Lewis Is Happy Going Into JDS Fight

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Derrick Lewis Is Happy Going Into JDS Fight

Derrick Lewis (Photograph: Instagram @UFC)

Derrick Lewis is in good spirits forward of his conflict with Junior dos Santos.

Lewis fell quick in his bid to seize the Final Preventing Championship (UFC) heavyweight title again in Nov. 2018. He was submitted within the second spherical by Daniel Cormier in the principle occasion of UFC 230. Regardless of the loss, Lewis stays on the second spot on the official UFC heavyweight rankings.

Derrick Lewis Says The Fireplace Nonetheless Burns

Lewis appeared on MMAJunkie Radio to debate his March 9 showdown with dos Santos. “The Black Beast” made it clear that he isn’t dwelling on the loss to Cormier:

“I’m feeling good about this fight, too, and I’m real happy about my contract that I just signed. And so everything is looking up. Even though I’m coming off a loss, I’m happy, I’m satisfied, and I still got that hunger in me.”

He went on to say that the implications of a win over “Cigano” haven’t crossed his thoughts:

“I never even thought about it. But if I can pull the win off, of course it would great to get another shot. But if not, I’m not going to be mad. I’m not going to be sad. I’m not going to be complaining. It is what it is.”

UFC on ESPN+ four will happen contained in the Intrust Financial institution Enviornment in Wichita, Kansas. A heavyweight conflict between the returning Ben Rothwell and Blagoy Ivanov is deliberate for the cardboard. Welterweights Anthony Rocco Martin and Sergio Moraes are additionally scheduled to collide.

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