Derrick Lewis’ Intense Training Routine for the UFC Interim Heavyweight Title Fight Against Ciryl Gane at UFC 265

Derrick Lewis will clash in a UFC interim heavyweight title fight against Ciryl Gane at UFC 265. Ahead of this exciting title clash, here we take a look at Derrick Lewis' intense training routine for this fight.

Training Schedule

Lewis has a different way of a workout than other MMA athletes. He only works out for two hours a day, for six days a week.

Cardio Sessions

Lewis' cardio sessions include either running, treadmill, or stair masters for at least 30 minutes.

Bodyweight Exercise

'The Black Beast' does not lift heavyweights. Instead, he focuses on bodyweight exercises such as squats, push-ups, and more.

Boxing Sessions

Boxing training is a vital part of Lewis' training routine. His boxing sessions include pad work, heavy bag workouts, and more. 


During fight camp, Lewis' diet is a high protein diet with carbs and fibers. He will prefer eating chicken breasts, veggies, eggs, and protein smoothies.

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