Derrick Lewis won by TKO victory in the main event at UFC Albany against Shamil Abdurakhimov. After a tough three rounds, Lewis finished the fight at 3:43 into the fourth round.
Disappointed with his performance, he told Jon Anik inside the octagon, “That was one of my most terrible fights of all time” he said. “I didn’t like my performance at all.”
Derek Lewis said he had planned to call out Travis Browne or Mark Hunt after his win, but being so disappointed with his performance against
Abdurakhimov he told Jon Anik “Im’a sit my ass down”.
Back stage he continued to say, “I expected a better performance out of myself because I wanted to get a top ten, top five guy right after this so it could push me up to the title belt but I believe this fight right here has put me two or three steps back.”
Watch his backstage interview below.