UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis not too long ago had a weird run-in with a carjacker. In a video posted to Lewis’ Instagram, a person may be seen being arrested by police whereas Lewis exhibits off the marks on his automobile from the place the thief tried to interrupt in.
The video additionally exhibits Lewis trying on the digital camera whereas stating the next:
“Motherf***** tried to interrupt into my s**t.”
The publish was captioned:
“Mofo choose proper/fallacious automobile to interrupt into. HE’S OK #herbdeanfault.”
Derrick Lewis vs The carjacker
Derrick Lewis additionally posted an image to his Instagram story which confirmed his bruised fist, indicating what deterred the thief from really making away with the automobile. The story contained three phrases:
“Satisfaction. He is okay.”
Ariel Helwani later posted that Lewis reportedly knocked out his would-be robber, having come throughout him mid-crime. Helwani said the next:
“Derrick Lewis tells me he observed a person making an attempt to interrupt into his SUV this morning. He knocked the person out. The police then apprehended him. I consider the proper factor to say right here is, “He’s okay.”
A probably deadly mistake
The carjacker was most likely unaware that his supposed sufferer presently holds the joint-highest variety of knockouts within the UFC and goes by the moniker ‘Black Beast.’
Derrick Lewis has a number of the most spectacular and devastating KO’s in UFC historical past. The thief will possible think about himself fortunate as he was taken away in a police automobile as a substitute of an ambulance.
The subsequent heavyweight title contender
Derrick Lewis is a longtime veteran within the UFC at this level. He holds a 25-7 report with 20 knockout finishes. He not too long ago KO’d Curtis Blaydes at a UFC Combat Evening occasion in February.
This win, mixed with a stoppage victory towards Alexy Oleynik and choice victories over Ilir Latifi and Blagoy Ivanov, could effectively have earned him a shot on the heavyweight title.
Francis Ngannou was topped heavyweight champion after he completed the previous titleholder Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. It initially appeared that Ngannou’s first title protection could be towards former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who vacated his 205-lbs belt in an effort to transfer as much as heavyweight.
Nonetheless, negotiations between Jones and the UFC seem to have stalled. In the meantime, UFC president Dana White has indicated that will probably be Lewis who will get the following shot at Ngannour, with the struggle presumably going down in August.