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Derrick Lewis believes Jon Jones deserves big money

Derrick Lewis is in negotiations to fight heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou in a rematch after the UFC couldn’t reach an agreement with Jon Jones. “The Black Beast” has accepted …read more

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Editorial: Jones, Lewis, Ngannou debacle shows dangers of big management teams

Jon Jones and Derrick Lewis are both in the running for a Francis Ngannou fight | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Derrick Lewis says he will KO Francis Ngannou in the “first exchange”

Derrick Lewis believes he will beat Francis Ngannou again, but this time will do it in a more dramatic fashion. Lewis and Ngannou first met in the co-main event of …read more

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Derrick Lewis Predicts Quick Knockout In Rematch Against Ngannou

After a lackluster fight with Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis is sure that their next time out will be all-action especially since the belt is on the line. The organization alongside …read more

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Derrick Lewis Predicts Quick Knockout In Rematch Against Ngannou

After a lackluster fight with Francis Ngannou, Derrick Lewis is sure that their next time out will be all-action especially since the belt is on the line. The organization alongside …read more

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Derrick Lewis predicts he'll knock out Francis Ngannou 'in the first exchange' of rematch

Derrick Lewis vows that his fight with UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou truly will be explosive this time.
As mentioned by UFC president Dana White, Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) confirmed …read more

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Derrick Lewis says he has accepted Francis Ngannou fight: “Jon Jones is out of the picture”

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis says he has accepted a fight with Francis Ngannou and he believes Jon Jones is out of the running. After Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic …read more

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Jon Jones disputes Dana White’s claim that he wanted $30 million to fight Ngannou

On Friday, UFC president Dana White said that the fight promotion is looking to pit heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou in a rematch with Derrick Lewis instead of a bout against …read more

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Dana White ready to skip Jon Jones, make Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis

When Francis Ngannou defeated Stipe Miocic to win the UFC heavyweight title, all eyes immediately shifted to a blockbuster bout between the new champion and Jon Jones.

It’s a fight that …read more

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Dana White targeting Derrick Lewis for Francis Ngannou after claiming Jon Jones wants $30 million payday

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The Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones ship has sailed for now, at least in the eyes of UFC …read more

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Dana White: Francis Ngannou Will ‘Probably’ Rematch Derrick Lewis Next

Francis Ngannou will likely have his first title defense against Derrick Lewis, according to UFC president, Dana White. After Ngannou scored a second-round KO win over Stipe Miocic to become …read more

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UFC president Dana White says a rematch with Derrick Lewis is “probably” next for Francis Ngannou

UFC president Dana White believes a rematch against Derrick Lewis is “probably” next for UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. Ngannou has been riding high ever since knocking out Stipe Miocic …read more

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Ngannou opens as betting favorite over Lewis

Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis fought at UFC 226 in 2018 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Odds-makers don’t see a …read more

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UFC champ Francis Ngannou opens as favorite over Derrick Lewis in possible rematch

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UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou may have a loss to Derrick Lewis on his resume, but he is considered a …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens up as huge betting favorite for potential rematch with Derrick Lewis

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has opened up as a massive betting favorite for a potential rematch against Derrick Lewis. Ngannou is currently involved in a very public fight negotiation …read more

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UFC offers Francis Ngannou a rematch with Derrick Lewis for June 12, ‘The Predator’ declines

The UFC has offered heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou a rematch with Derrick Lewis for June 12, but ‘The Predator’ has declined it. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Monday that the …read more

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Jones won’t fight Ngannou for ‘way too low’ $8 million, but Derrick Lewis would

Jon Jones wants more money than $8-$10 million to fight Francis Ngannou. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Jon Jones tells UFC $8 to $10 million ‘way too low’ for Francis Ngannou fight, Derrick Lewis responds

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Jon Jones has started negotiations with the UFC in hopes that a deal can be brokered for a …read more

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Derrick Lewis reacts to the news Jon Jones wants $8 to $10 million to fight Francis Ngannou

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis reacted to the news that Jon Jones wants $8 to $10 million to fight Francis Ngannou. Jones posted a series of tweets on Wednesday in …read more

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Ngannou wants to fight Jones, then Lewis in '21

UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou has his sights set on two more fights in 2021, first against Jon Jones and then a rematch with Derrick Lewis. …read more

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Francis Ngannou wants Jon Jones next but won’t hold up heavyweight division waiting for him, open to Derrick Lewis rematch

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Francis Ngannou understands the frustration of not being able to fight consistently.
Prior to becoming heavyweight champion this …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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UFC Real or Not: Ngannou vs. Jones will be next; Ngannou poised for long reign

Will the UFC and Jon Jones come to financial terms, or is Derrick Lewis next up for Francis Ngannou? Our panel breaks it down. …read more

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Chael Sonnen lists reasons for Derrick Lewis deserving the next UFC heavyweight title shot, this while trashing Jon Jones

Chael Sonnen listed the reasons why Derrick Lewis deserves the next shot at the UFC heavyweight title – while taking a shot at Jon Jones. We now all know that …read more

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Jon Jones: Dana White’s UFC 260 remarks ‘huge slap in the face,’ Derrick Lewis can have next title shot

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Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continued to speak out against UFC President Dana White’s remarks toward him …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Jon Jones responds to Dana White suggesting Derrick Lewis is “the fight to make” next for Francis Ngannou

UFC superstar Jon Jones responded to Dana White after he suggested that Derrick Lewis is “the fight to make” next for Francis Ngannou. Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic in the …read more

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Jon Jones says absent 'some bread' from the UFC, Derrick Lewis can have next title shot

Jon Jones spent the immediate aftermath of the start of Francis Ngannou’s heavyweight title reign making his case on Twitter to be next in line for a title shot.
Less than …read more

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Curtis Blaydes: I Beat Derrick Lewis 9 Times Out Of 10

Curtis Blaydes believes that his loss to Derrick Lewis was self-inflicted and has chalked the setback up to a learning experience to grow from. At UFC Vegas 19, Curtis Blaydes …read more

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Gane Accepts Callout From ‘Dangerous’ Lewis

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis, who blasted his way to No. 2 in the official rankings with …read more

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Curtis Blaydes on Derrick Lewis loss: “Nine out of ten times I think I smash him”

Curtis Blaydes has opened up on his loss to Derrick Lewis. Back on February 20, Blaydes and Lewis were finally set to fight after years of trash-talking one another. In …read more

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Ciryl Gane accepts 'dangerous' Derrick Lewis' callout, targets summer return

Ciryl Gane is happy to oblige Derrick Lewis’ callout.
Gane (8-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is known for not calling out his rivals, but after Lewis mentioned his name as a possibility, …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Derrick Lewis believes he will fight Jon Jones one day, doesn’t think “Bones” should bulk up as much as he thinks

Derrick Lewis believes he will eventually fight Jon Jones. Jones, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, is moving up to heavyweight and will face the winner of Stipe Miocic vs …read more

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Derrick Lewis reveals favorite knockout of UFC career

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis revealed that his knockout win over Alexander Volkov was his personal favorite KO of his UFC career so far. Lewis is coming off of a vicious …read more

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Derrick Lewis & Ciryl Gane Express Mutual Interest In Fighting Next

Both Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane are onboard with the idea of exhibiting their contrasting striking styles against one another in their next fight. Derrick Lewis made it clear who …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Derrick Lewis shared his favorite knockout with Joe Rogan

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Derrick Lewis has quite a few knockouts in the UFC … 12 to be exact, the most of any active …read more

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Derrick Lewis ‘for sure’ wants rematch with Francis Ngannou, but first needs to renegotiate contract

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Heavyweight knockout artist Derrick Lewis would ideally like another crack at Francis Ngannou in his next fight. But there are …read more

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Derrick Lewis Is Hoping To Set Up A Rematch With Francis Ngannou For The Belt

Derrick Lewis is hoping to run it back with Francis Ngannou, but this time, for the UFC heavyweight title. Derrick Lewis is a force to be reckoned with in the …read more

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Ciryl Gane responds to callout from fellow UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis

Undefeated UFC heavyweight Ciryl Gane has responded after receiving a callout from former division title challenger Derrick Lewis. Lewis and Gane are both coming off of recent Octagon victories. ‘The …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Derrick Lewis wants to stay active following KO of Curtis Blaydes: “I know my window of time is closing to make money”

Heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis is looking to stay active following his sensational knockout victory over Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19. Lewis (25-7 MMA) squared off with Blaydes (14-3 MMA) …read more

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Lewis won’t wait for title shot: I don’t have much time to make money

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Lewis wants to keep active and make money. Derrick Lewis put himself in line for a title shot with a …read more

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Derrick Lewis hopes to see Francis Ngannou in UFC title fight, down for Ciryl Gane to keep busy

Derrick Lewis has no desire to sit on the sidelines while the UFC heavyweight title picture comes into focus.
Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC), No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY …read more

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Mike Tyson says Derrick Lewis vs. Curtis Blaydes was the “Fight of the Year”

Boxing legend Mike Tyson says Derrick Lewis vs. Curtis Blaydes was the “Fight of the Year” and praised Lewis for his massive knockout power. Lewis picked up one of the …read more

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