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When is Lewis vs Gane?
Derrick Lewis will face Ciryl Gane, as the main event of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Lewis vs Gane stats
Derrick Lewis steps into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ciryl Gane will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Lewis has a massive power advantage over Gane, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Gane's 38%.
Derrick Lewis is the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Gane has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Lewis is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 years and 3 months earlier than Gane, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 54 more professional rounds, 72 to Gane's 18.
Lewis vs Gane form
Lewis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ilir Latifi at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had beat Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had been beaten by Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.
Lewis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Gane's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Lewis vs Gane US streams
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Lewis vs Gane UK streams
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UFC 265 Tickets
Toyota Center, Houston
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 10pm est