HILARIOUS!: Derrick Lewis Plays a Fat Pat Song in the Middle of a Press Conference

Published 12/16/2021, 9:00 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 10: Derrick Lewis looks olooks onduring UFC 264: Poirier v McGregor 3 at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)


Derrick Lewis is preparing to go to battle once again this weekend. ‘The Black Beast’ will take on Chris Daukaus in a heavyweight clash on December 18, 2021. This fight is huge for Lewis as he’s coming off a loss in the interim heavyweight title fight against Ciryl Gane. The loss didn’t actually take his stock down, but a loss here definitely will.

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However, while talking to the media in the lead-up to his fight, Lewis looked in a relatively relaxed mood. He talked about multiple things, from his previous fight and who he has in his mind as his next opponent. In between, Lewis was asked about the song he was listening to when he entered the press conference area. He replied by saying, “Fat Pat. Fat Pat.”

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Lewis was listening to a song called The Last Man Standing by Fat Pat. The number 3 ranked has always been a fan of the legendary rapper. He made a huge impact on the music industry with his album Ghetto Dreams.

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Derrick Lewis walks out on Fat Pat’s music as well

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Derrick Lewis is one of the most entertaining fighters in MMA right now. It’s not what he just inside the octagon, but everything else as well. The media loves him during press conferences and media scrums. He is also known for finishing his fights in a spectacular fashion which the fans love.

However, there is one aspect of his game that is equally loved as well. That is his walkouts. Lewis loves walking out to the song “Tops Drop” by Fat Pat. He has walked out to this song for his fights at UFC 247, UFC Fight Night 174, UFC Fight Night 185, and UFC 265. According to Lewis, he will always walk out to Fat Pat’s song for his UFC walkouts.

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The song was released in 1998 as a part of his debut solo album, ‘Ghetto Dreams.’ Fat Pat was an American rapper who died before the release of his first album at the age of 27.

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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