UFC & MMA News, Updates, Discussion & Virtual Betting
 
UFC & MMA NewsMMA RankingsHomeCalendarPublicationsFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Most active topic starters
Chrom
 
Triggerman99
 
drainbamage
 
Gecko
 
9Teen_AT4
 
Krieger
 
butterknifeninja
 
stock
 
FistK
 
samger2
 
Latest topics
» Khabib vs McGregor Chaos
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:45 pm by Chrom

» UFC 229 Free Fight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Michael Johnson
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:02 pm by Chrom

» UFC 229 Free Fight: Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:01 pm by Chrom

» UFC 229 Free Fight: Conor McGregor vs Chad Mendes
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:00 pm by Chrom

» Could Stipe Miocic Be UFC's 'Next Great Heavyweight'?
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:59 pm by Chrom

» Hiiiiiiiii
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:57 pm by Chrom

» Anyone doing BJJ?
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:49 pm by DEP

» mmastandard.forumotion.com is our temp url
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:24 am by Chrom

» UFC 220 Countdown: Full Episode
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:47 pm by Chrom

Affiliates
December 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
CalendarCalendar
Similar topics
Affiliates
free forum


Share | 
 

 Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Triggerman99
Title Holder
Title Holder
avatar

Posts : 5979
Standard Cash : 57462
Reputation : 511
Join date : 2011-07-11
Age : 37
Location : New York

PostSubject: Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt   Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:37 pm

Quote :
Derrick Lewis confirmed his next fight on Monday, saying that he will be facing Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 110 on Sunday, June 11, in Auckland, New Zealand.

Lewis posted about the fight on Twitter, following an initial report by MMAJunkie.com, saying, “My next opponent is Mark Hunt in New Zealand, June 10th. #FoxSports1

The bout is expected to headline the fight card, which takes place in Hunt’s hometown.

Lewis (18-4, 1NC) has been rocketing up the UFC heavyweight rankings and currently sits at No. 6 on the list. He has won his last six bouts, knocking out five of his six opponents over that span.

UFC Fight Night 110 would mark the third consecutive event that Lewis has headlined.

Hunt (12-11-1, 1NC) recently returned to the Octagon at UFC 209 following an eight-month hiatus. His time out of the Octagon was due to his conflicts with the UFC over its treatment of fighters, including himself, who have faced opponents that were sanctioned for using performance-enhancing drugs.


Hunt lost to Alistair Overeem at UFC 209, a fighter that has previously been sanctioned by the Nevada Athletic Commission. That followed a loss to Brock Lesnar, which was later changed to a no contest decision when Lesnar was found to have tested positive to prohibited substances on two separate drug tests.

Hunt will not face an opponent carrying such a stigma at UFC Fight Night 110, as Lewis has never tested positive to prohibited substances or faced sanctioning during his mixed martial arts career.

UFC Fight Night 110 takes place Sunday, June 11, at Vector Arena in Auckland. It will air live on Fox Sports 1 in the United States on Saturday, June 10, due to the time difference.


http://www.mmaweekly.com/derrick-lewis-confirms-he-is-fighting-mark-hunt-next



Even though it's pretty clear that these guys are going in two different directions in their respective careers, I'd have to take Hunt in this one. Lewis is the kind of fighter he has feasted on in his career, particularly in his UFC career. When he faces big punchers who might not have the most polished technique (Roy Nelson, Cheick Kongo, Bigfoot Silva), he's usually able to find an opening and put them to sleep with a clean counter. I would put Lewis into that category.

I see another Hunt walkoff KO.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
FistK
Title Holder
Title Holder
avatar

Posts : 1654
Standard Cash : 10598
Reputation : 189
Join date : 2011-07-18

PostSubject: Re: Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt   Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:49 am

I love Hunt to death and imo he has the all-time chin, but at what point should he consider calling it a career? He's taken a lot of brain trauma throughout the years.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Triggerman99
Title Holder
Title Holder
avatar

Posts : 5979
Standard Cash : 57462
Reputation : 511
Join date : 2011-07-11
Age : 37
Location : New York

PostSubject: Re: Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt   Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:06 pm

Yeah I don't know, unfortunately  (given the topic at hand), he seems to have found a cause to latch onto with his anti steroid crusade, so that may implore him to stick around for awhile, even if he shouldn't.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
stock
Top 10 King
Top 10 King
avatar

Posts : 2377
Standard Cash : 33221
Reputation : 274
Join date : 2011-08-01
Location : Madison

PostSubject: Re: Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt   Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:00 am

I can totally get why these guys hang around too long.
When you can make a few hundred thousand per fight, it's really easy to say "just one more".

________________________________________________

Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt   

Back to top Go down
 
Derrick Lewis confirms his next opponent will be Mark Hunt
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» 2008 Pinky Lewis Results
» Kenrick Lewis (YAAACE) Huge Buzzer Beater to win it in OT!!
» Derrick Rodgers , Point Guard
» Ray Lewis to Retire at Seasons End
» Chad Brown: Ray Lewis Is Overrated

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The MMA Standard :: UFC-
Jump to: