Derrick Lewis (24-7 19 KO) ended his two-fight skid with three straight victories and has re-established himself as a top contender in the heavyweight division.
His takedown defense will have to be top-notch in this one and he will likely be looking for the knockout as usual.
Curtis “Razor” Blaydes (14-2 10 KO) has won four straight and has also re-established himself as a top contender since his loss to Francis Ngannou at the end of 2018. Blaydes, a world-class wrestler, will need to avoid the power shots of Lewis and get this fight to the ground.
The winner of this bout will likely be propelled the top of the title hunt and could receive a title shot at the winner of Francis Ngannou (15-3 11 KO) and heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (Barring Jon Jones beginning his heavyweight campaign before)•