Its been confirmed by the UFC that two Heavyweights are set to clash as The Black Beast Derrick Lewis is set to take on Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Vegas, July 7th at the MGM in Las Vegas. This card is headlined by Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez.
Derrick Lewis has made it clear he wants to take on Roy Nelson with both men agreeing and now both of these heavy hitters have got their wish.
Derrick Lewis has a MMA record of 15–4 (1) and a UFC record of 6-2. Lewis latest fight was a KO win in round 1 over a UFC vet Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night Zagreb this past April.
Roy Nelson has a MMA record of 21–12 and a UFC record of 8-8. Nelson holds notable wins over Brendan Schaub, Mirko Cro Cop, Matt Mitrione, Cheick Kongo and Minotauro Nogueira. Nelson’s latest fight was a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt at UFC Fight Night 82 this past February.