UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis disclosed that his knockout get about Alexander Volkov was his particular favorite KO of his UFC profession so much.
Lewis is coming off of a vicious KO over Curtis Blaydes in February, 1 that not only place him in line for a possible heavyweight title shot, but a single that also tied him with Vitor Belfort for the most knockouts in UFC history at 12.
However, arguably his most well-known win arrived at UFC 229 when he conquer the aforementioned Volkov. Lewis was evidently down on the scorecards heading into the final several seconds of the fight, and then out of nowhere, he pulled a buzzer-beater KO out of the bag.
When questioned regardless of whether or not that was his beloved on a the latest look on the Joe Rogan Knowledge, Lewis had the next to say.
Right after losing for the much better part of 3 rounds and remaining at a 82 major strike differential, Derrick Lewis puts Alexander Volkov’s lights out with only 11 seconds remaining. #UFCVegas6 pic.twitter.com/ANI0knapt2
— BirksMMA (@BirksMMA) August 7, 2020
“That was (my most loved), yeah,” Lewis claimed. “The group created it authentic gratifying mainly because of the way they reacted. And observing the 1 person from Guardians of the Galaxy, seeing his response created it all worthwhile.
“I was telling my mentor in my camp. ‘I’m battling a Russian dude, it would be cool to have a person of all those Rocky-kind fights. And positive plenty of, it was a Rocky form fight. So mad. It ended just like a Rocky film.
“My supervisor at property, he fainted. Lou mentioned he fainted, he couldn’t consider it any longer,” Lewis claimed. “Everyone was so pumped about that, I listened to the police have been called because my neighbors, some enthusiasts, were being just going so nuts.”
Quotations courtesy of MMA Mania
Lewis is properly recognized for getting just one of the most straightforward fighters in the promotion’s record but he’s also one particular of the most daring. When some assume he must sit back again and hold out for his title shot, the gentleman himself has pointed out that he just wants to remain active as he appreciates his window of option for creating revenue is closing.
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