Report: Curtis Blaydes – Derrick Lewis Fight Rebooked
After their first scheduled fight fell through, it's being reported that Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis have a new date for their scrap.
Lewis to battle Blaydes February 20th
The heavyweights were originally supposed to fight on November 28th. But, just one day out from the fight, Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19 and the bout was called off.
Now ESPN is reporting that according to sources, the fight has been rescheduled for February 20th. The location for the card has yet to be officially announced.
Blaydes (14-2, 1 NC) is coming off a decision win over Alexander Volkov in June. The powerful wrestler has won four straight.
Lewis (24-7, 1 NC), meanwhile, last fought in August and stopped Aleksei Oleinik. The feared slugger has won three in a row.
Card to date for February 20th UFC
Here is the line-up so far for the February 20th UFC (via MMA Junkie).
Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis
Chris Daukaus vs. Aleksei Oleinik
Darrick Minner vs. Charles Rosa
Jai Herbert vs. Drakkar Klose
Danny Chavez vs. Jared Gordon
Shana Dobson vs. Casey O’Neill
Jamall Emmers vs. Chas Skelly
Matt Brown vs. Carlos Condit
Vinicius Moreira vs. Ike Villanueva
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