Derrick Lewis

by John Max Mon Jul,2017
Derrick Lewis
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Derrick James Lewis
  • Birth Place New Orleans
  • Famous Name Derrick Lewis
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Salary N/A
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to N/A
  • Children Three
  • Girlfriend N/A

An American professional MMA fighter, Derrick Lewis currently competes in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his professional debut in 2009.

Lewis has also competed for the Bellator MMA and Legacy FC where he was the heavyweight champion. As of March 13, 2019, his ranking is #5 in the official UFC Heavyweight.

Net Worth & Salary of Derrick Lewis; How much does he Earn?

Derrick Lewis has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. He is earning a fruitful income for his fight. So far, he has made the MMA career earnings of $2,636,000. 

 
 
 
 
 
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One can see his profile on Twitter, Instagram, and, Facebook. 

Derrick Lewis UFC earnings:

Event Salary/ Earnings
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Hunt $185,000 ($125,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros $310,000 ($125,000 to show, $125,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship
UFC 226 $270,000 ($130,000 to show, $130,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay
UFC 229 $330,000 ($135,000 to show, $135,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 230 $530,000 ($500,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs dos Santos $205,000 ($140,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)

Derrick Lewis Personal Life & Affair; Is he Married?

Derrick Lewis is married. might not be married. Lewis tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 17, 2017. They were engaged. The couple met each other for the first time in April 2017. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Together they have three children, two sons, and a daughter. He is not the single child of his parents. He is one of the seven siblings and second oldest by his single mother.

CAPTION: Daniel Cormier's children SOURCE: Sportskeeda

Derrick Lewis has reached the age of 34 now. He has a perfect height of 6’3”, which is around 1.91m. His weight is 120 kg. He is good with his job. He has a successful future ahead. 

Derrick Lewis Early Life

Derrick Lewis was born as Derrick James Lewis on February 8, 1985, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Regarding his nationality, he is American. His ethnicity is black. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Derrick was raised in his birthplace. He childhood was troublesome. He was often involved in the street fighting and gang wars. In 1999, he moved with his family to Houston where he started training in boxing and martial arts.

Derrick Lewis' Professional MMA Career Highlights

Derrick Lewis has started His MMA career in October 2009. On his debut fight, he lost against the Jay Ross at LSAMMA. Next, he faced Tim Buchanan at the event of the United States American Combat Association. He won the fight via TKO.

In 2011, he landed his steps into the Bellator Fighting Championship. On June 25, 2011, he faced Tony Johnson at Bellator 46. He lost the bout via unanimous decision.

On April 19, 2014, Derrick Lewis made his debut in the UFC at the event of Fox: Werdum vs. Browne against Jack May. He won the fight via TKO in the second round. On Feb 19, 2017, at the event of UFC Fight Night 105, he won the fight via knockout in the second round against the Travis Browne. On June 11, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 110, he faced Mark Hunt and was defeated via TKO.

Lewis then defeated Marcin Tybura and Francis Ngannou. He faced Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 and defeated via TKO in the third round.

However, lost his following two fights against Daniel Cormier and Junior dos Santos at UFC 230 and UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. dos Santos respectively.

He has an MMA record of 21 wins in 29 matches. His wins include twenty by knockouts, one by submission, and two is by decision.

Awards and Accomplishments

Numerous awards and rewards honored Lewis for his professional achievements. He is the winner of the Performance of the Night (One Time), and Fight of the Night (One Time). Once he also holds the title of Legacy FC Heavyweight Championship.

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