Derrick Lewis will clash against a rising heavyweight prospect in Chris Daukaus at UFC Vegas 45. Ahead of his fight, let's take a look at five fascinating facts about 'The Black Beast.'
Lewis used to train under boxing legend George Foreman when he was first introduced to the world of combat sports. Then, he decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.
Lewis helped at least 100 people from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 in Houston, Texas.
In May 2021, 'The Black Beast' witnessed a man allegedly trying to open the door of his vehicle. As per reports, Lewis struck the alleged thief and pinned him to the ground until the police arrived.
Lewis holds the record for having the most T/KO wins in UFC history. He has claimed a total no. of 12 T/KO victories in his career to date.
'The Black Beast' is a former Legacy Fighting Championships heavyweight champion.