Islam Makhachev Launches an Online Attack on Derrick Lewis After Poor Grappling Display

Derrick Lewis faced Jailton Almeida in the Fight Night Sau Paulo, Brazil. Lewis has the highest number of knockouts in the UFC and his fans expected him to create the magic again. But Almeida dominated. However, it is the grappling skills of Lewis that drew a reaction from Islam Makhachev. 

Makhachev on Lewis’ grappling skills. 

The reigning UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev expressed his critique of Derrick’s poor grappling show. He wrote on X, “When you never training grappling.

Makhachev’s ‘remedy’ for Lewis

In the succeeding tweet, Makhachev took a brutal jibe at Derrick as he taunted, 'Give him a pillow,' expressing his disbelief in Lewis' grappling skills.

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