A new fight between Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis and Chris Daukaus has been announced in the Heavyweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC Vegas 45 on December 18, 2021.

Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus
Derrick “The Black Beast” LewisvsChris Daukaus
36Age32
34Fights15
25Wins12
8Losses3
25KO’s12
2Subs2
6’3″ (191cm)Height6’3″ (191cm)
79.0″ (201cm)Reach76.0″ (193cm)

Fighter form coming into this matchup

In his most recent octagon appearance, Lewis was defeated by Ciryl Gane via KO/TKO at UFC 265 in a Heavyweight bout. Lewis was the moderate underdog in the fight, coming in at +250. The loss snapped a 4 fight winning streak for Lewis, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 25-8 (1 NC).

Recent form for Derrick Lewis

Daukaus most recently appeared at UFC 266, taking on and defeating Shamil Abdurakhimov via KO/TKO in a Heavyweight bout. Daukaus went into the fight as the -225 moderate favorite and earned a performance of the night bonus cheque for his efforts. The win extended his winning streak to 5 in a row. Daukaus’s professional MMA record currently sits at 12-3.

Recent form for Chris Daukaus

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