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Ilir Latifi Not Happy With UFC 247 Judges

Ilir Latifi does not agree with the judges following his loss to Derrick Lewis. Latifi and Lewis shared the Octagon on Feb. 8 at UFC 247. The bout was held …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2020, 12:46 am By
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Ilir Latifi trashes judges for Derrick Lewis decision: ‘They robbed me’

At UFC 247, long-time UFC light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi moved up to the heavyweight division to battle Derrick Lewis.
While Latifi put up a good fight, he ultimately lost a …read more

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Ilir Latifi rips judges who ‘robbed’ him at UFC 247: ‘Derrick Lewis knows he lost that night’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ilir Latifi understands how to accept a loss, but there’s no way he’s conceding defeat after coming out on the wrong end of a judges’ …read more

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Ilir Latifi Wants UFC to Consider Using Fighters, Trainers as Judges After Narrow Defeat

Ilir Latifi thought he did enough to defeat Derrick Lewis at UFC 247, but the cageside judges felt differently, award a trio of 29-28 scorecards to “The Black Beast.” …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Ilir Latifi reacts to Derrick Lewis loss at UFC 247, suggests trainers or fighters serve as judges

Add Ilir Latifi to the list of fighters that think they were wronged by the judges in Houston.
Latifi (14-8 MMA, 7-6 UFC) opened up the main card of this past …read more

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Lewis says he is battling ‘life-or-death’ medical condition

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UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis says his doctor actually advised him not to fight at UFC 247. Heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis Reveals He’s Dealing With Serious Medical Issue

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis says he’s been dealing with a serious medical issue. Lewis was seen in action this past Saturday night (Feb. 8). He collided with Ilir Latifi. “The …read more

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Derrick Lewis reveals 'life or death' medical condition that needs addressing following UFC 247

Derrick Lewis has revealed that he’s been battling with a serious health issue.
Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) picked up a win over Ilir Latifi in the main card opener of …read more

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Derrick Lewis reveals he’s dealing with ‘life or death’ medical issue, was told not to fight at UFC 247

Derrick Lewis had more on the line than simply a win or loss at UFC 247. “The Black Beast” revealed he is battling a “life and death” medical issue and …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Derrick Lewis reveals he’s been battling a potentially ‘life or death’ medical issue for ‘over a year’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last weekend at UFC 247, Derrick Lewis won a hard-fought decision over Ilir Latifi to move to move to 14-5 in the UFC heavyweight division. …read more

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'Mystic Beast'? Derrick Lewis' controversial decision call comes to fruition at UFC 247

Derrick Lewis smelled a home cooking for UFC 247.
Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) welcomed Ilir Latifi to the heavyweight division in the UFC 247 main card opener and won a …read more

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Lewis wants to fight ‘Anybody, but Greg Hardy’

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UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis changes his tune about his desire to fight Greg Hardy. UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis took a …read more

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Derrick Lewis no longer interested in fighting Greg Hardy

Long-time UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis previously stated his desire to get his hands on rising prospect player Greg Hardy, who was blackballed from the NFL after a domestic violence …read more

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Managerial Meddling Ends Lewis-Hardy Beef

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Boo this man! Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight veteran, Derrick Lewis, has been trying to get his hands on former NFL player, …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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Derrick Lewis ready to step in as UFC Columbus replacement after UFC 247 win

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis beat Ilir Latifi with a unanimous decision Saturday to open up the main card at UFC 247 in Houston.
Take a look inside the fight with Lewis, …read more

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Derrick Lewis Says He’s Healthy, Ready for Quick Turnaround After UFC 247

It may not have been a vintage Derrick Lewis type of fight in terms of the outcome, but “The Black Beast” walked out of his hometown with a victory nonetheless. …read more

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Posted on February 9, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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Derrick Lewis says USADA followed him after ‘smoking weed 24/7’ comment (UFC 247 Post)

Derrick Lewis jokingly said that USADA has been following him since he mentioned smoking weed 24/7 leading up to his UFC 247 fight to Joe Rogan following his victory in …read more

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UFC 247 results: Derrick Lewis takes decision over Ilir Latifi

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Derrick Lewis just won a unanimous decision over Ilir Latifi on the UFC 247 PPV main card. The UFC 247 …read more

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UFC 247 Highlights: Derrick Lewis Decisions Ilir Latifi

Ilir Latifi vs. Derrick Lewis actually went the distance at UFC 247. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC 247 pay-per-view event on Saturday night …read more

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UFC 247 Results: Derrick Lewis defeats Ilir Latifi (Highlights)

A heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Derrick Lewis taking on Ilir Latifi takes place on the main card of tonight’s UFC 247 event.
Lewis (22-7 MMA) was last seen in …read more

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UFC 247 results: Derrick Lewis thrills hometown crowd with unanimous decision win over Ilir Latifi

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

There was no way Derrick Lewis was going to leave his hometown without a win at UFC 247.
“The Black Beast” didn’t have an easy night, …read more

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Twitter reacts to Derrick Lewis' hometown victory over Ilir Latifi at UFC 247

Derrick Lewis gave Ilir Latifi an unsuccessful introduction to the heavyweight division on Saturday at UFC 247.
Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) took another step up the division’s all-time wins list …read more

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Pros react to Derrick Lewis defeating Ilir Latifi at UFC 247

A heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Derrick Lewis against Ilir Latifi took place on the main card of tonight’s UFC 247 event.
Lewis (22-7 MMA) was most previously seen in …read more

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UFC 247 results: Derrick Lewis rallies for unanimous decision win over game Ilir Latifi

At UFC 247, Derrick Lewis turned a win into a winning streak.
A hometown favorite in Houston, Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) defeated heavyweight debutant Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision with …read more

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Derrick Lewis outlasts Ilir Latifi’s clinches to take the nod at UFC 247

Derrick Lewis narrowly escaped Ilir Latifi in the former 205-pounder’s heavyweight debut at UFC 247.
Though it appeared the Latifi might use his Greco-Roman wrestling skills to steal the fight from …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 247: Main card preview

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Get the scoop on the main card action of UFC 247, featuring heavy hitting fan favorite Derrick Lewis welcoming longtime 205er Ilir Latifi to …read more

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The Black Sledgehammer?

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His brush was hot. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight smashing machine, Derrick Lewis, is a pretty big deal in Texas, where he not only saved a bunch …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Derrick Lewis makes comical UFC 247 prediction change, sees 'controversial' win

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis is walking back his prediction of a first-round knockout against Ilir Latifi at UFC 247. Maybe.
After stating on Wednesday that he hopes to finish the fight …read more

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UFC Unfiltered Episode 365: Derrick Lewis, Dominick Reyes & Lauren Murphy

Listen to UFC Unfiltered Episode 365 featuring Derrick Lewis, Dominick Reyes and Lauren Murphy.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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UFC 247 media day face-offs: Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes; Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

See Jon Jones, Dominick Reyes, Valentina Shevchenko, Katlyn Chookagian, Derrick Lewis, and the rest of the fighters staredown at the UFC 247 Face-Offs at Media Day.
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Derrick Lewis wants a hometown first-round knockout at UFC 247

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis is undefeated in his home state of Texas, and he plans on keeping it that way.
Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) faces Ilir Latifi this Saturday at …read more

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'UFC 247 Embedded,' No. 3: Derrick Lewis smells phantom turkey sandwiches

The UFC’s second pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 247, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 247 takes place Saturday at Toyota …read more

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Posted on February 5, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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UFC 247 free fight: Derrick Lewis batters Marcin Tybura to kick off 2018 title charge

Derrick Lewis displayed his power in full force when he started his 2018 campaign for a heavyweight title shot with a crowd-pleasing finish.
After having his six-fight winning streak snapped at …read more

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Ilir Latifi says he’s coming for the heavyweight division and it starts with Derrick Lewis

Ilir Latifi always wanted to fight Derrick Lewis and now he has gotten his wish.
On the main card of UFC 247, Latifi will move up in weight to battle Lewis.
When …read more

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UFC 247 Clash: Lewis Vs. Latifi!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight scrappers Derrick Lewis and Ilir Latifi will go to war this Saturday (Feb. 8, 2020) at UFC 247 from …read more

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Video: Which of Derrick Lewis' 10 UFC knockout wins was his best?

Derrick Lewis returns Saturday for a home fight, which historically has worked out quite nicely for him.
Lewis (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) opens up the UFC 247 main card in a …read more

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Posted on February 2, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Curtis Blaydes: Beating Junior dos Santos means more than a win over Derrick Lewis

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Curtis Blaydes isn’t big on callouts, but after proclaiming Derrick Lewis was an ‘easy money’ fight last year, he thought for sure it was going …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Derrick Lewis believes American Top Team has a hit out on him

UFC heavyweight and fan favorite Derrick Lewis (22-7 MMA) believes the folks over at American Top Team have a hit out on him.
‘The Black Beast’ is scheduled to make his …read more

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‘Black Beast’ Claims ATT Has Hit Out On Him

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Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis believes American Top Team (ATT) will stop at nothing to overthrow his divisional …read more

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Derrick Lewis was glad to see Alistair Overeem get ‘his ass worked’ at UFC Washington

Derrick Lewis has revealed that he was pretty happy to see Alistair Overeem get finished by Jairzinho Rozenstruik back at UFC Washington.

The entertaining main event fight came down to …read more

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Derrick Lewis explains why he KO’d boxer in viral video

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis recently made headlines for beating the hell out of a trash-talking boxer in their gym. The incident was filmed, and immediately went viral inside the …read more

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Derrick Lewis shares the story behind viral boxer beatdown video

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Derrick Lewis talks about the video of him knocking out a boxer in the gym. Late last December, Derrick Lewis posted a video showing …read more

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Derrick Lewis glad Alistair Overeem got ‘worked,’ explains boxer beatdown at gym

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For many MMA vets, it was hard not to feel bad for UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem when a last-second punch from Jairzinho Rozenstruik laid him …read more

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