Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Derrick Lewis is a true veteran of the sport. The former heavyweight title challenger has repeatedly proved why he is one of the greatest mixed martial artists of the modern era. The 36-year-old fighter has raked in 24 victories in his 34 professional outings inside the Octagon. As of 2021, he is ranked at #4 in UFC heavyweight rankings.

Derrick Lewis: UFC Career

“The Black Beast” started his UFC journey back in April 2014. Since then, he has shared the Octagon against some of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time, including the likes of Daniel Cormier, Junior dos Santos, and Mark Hunt.

Lewis’ legacy as one of the best to step inside the Octagon can be measured from the list of opponents that he has faced in his tenured career as a mixed martial artist. His notables wins include defeating fighters like Francis Ngannou and Alexander Volkov.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 08: Derrick Lewis reacts after his knockout over Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

His last fight was against Aleksei Oleinik, where he won via technical knockout. He is scheduled to face Curtis Blaydes for UFC Fight Night 185 on February 20, 2021. He holds a record of 15-5 in his UFC career.

Derrick Lewis: Fighting Style

Lewis relies heavily on his striking to dominate his opponents. He carries huge power in his hands with 19 of his 24 wins coming via way off stoppage. However, in the recent past, Lewis has shown vast improvements in his ground game.

Derrick Lewis: Achievements

Lewis holds a stellar record of 24-7-0, 1NC in his MMA career. He holds the record for most knockouts in UFC heavyweight history. “The Black Beast” is also one of the two fighters alongside Stipe Miocic to hand a loss to Francis Ngannou inside the UFC. He is a former Legacy FC heavyweight champion of the world.

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Derrick Lewis: Net Worth 2021

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lewis’s net worth goes in the excess of $1.5 million.

Derrick Lewis: Endorsements 2021

‘The Black Beast’ signed an endorsement deal with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen back at UFC 230. Since then, he has sponsored several brands. With over 1.8 million followers on Instagram, Lewis remains one of the most pivotal figures of the sport.

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Nickname The Black Beast
Age 36
Country United States
Gym Grind House Fitness
Height 6ft 3in
Weight/ Division 265 lbs (heavyweight)
Reach 79 inches
MMA Record 24-7-0, 1 NC
Active Win Streak 3
Wins by Stoppage (Submissions & KO/TKO) 20 (19 T/KO & 1 Submission)
Estimated Net Worth $1.5 million
Endorsements Popeyes Chicken
Partner April Davis
Marital Status Married