Derrick Lewis was taken out by Junior dos Santos last weekend at UFC Wichita, but it looks like the heavyweight went into the contest far from being 100%.
Most folks understood that the UFC Wichita main event between Junior dos Santos and Derrick Lewis likely wouldn't last five rounds, and that turned out to be the case.
Curtis Millender was fast-tracked to a co-headlining spot, after winning his first three UFC bouts, but Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos halted his rise at UFC Wichita.
For several moments, it looked like Niko Price was going to fall to Tim Means. But the welterweight ended up scoring an emphatic, thrilling stoppage win at UFC Wichita.
It's safe to say that the line-up for UFC Wichita is nowhere nears as stacked as last weekend's UFC 235 card, but that doesn't mean there's no can't miss fights.
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If for some reason you're not pumped to watch Junior dos Santos and Derrick Lewis throw hands tomorrow at UFC Wichita, the video below might change that sentiment...
The UFC is in Wichita this week for its latest event, and all of the scheduled bouts are a go, following today's weigh-ins.
Junior dos Santos acknowledges that Derrick Lewis is a ridiculously, dangerous fighter, but the former heavyweight champ is extremely confident that he'll be getting his hand raised at UFC Wichita.
Derrick Lewis already has a win over Francis Ngannou, but the fighter really, really, wants to throw hands with his fellow heavyweight contender again...
Derrick Lewis will return to the Octagon this Saturday at UFC Wichita, and in advance of the bout, the promotion's posted one of his many, stoppage wins.