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Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rog rio de Lima preview
When is Lewis vs Lima?
Derrick Lewis is set to square off against Marcos Rog rio de Lima during the main card of UFC 291, on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Lewis vs Lima stats
Derrick Lewis steps into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Marcos Rog rio de Lima will make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Lewis has an advantage in power over Lima, with a 81% knock out percentage over Lima's 67%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Lima will have a slight advantage over Lewis, with a 14% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.
Derrick Lewis is the same age as Marcos Rog rio de Lima, at 38 years old.
Lewis has a height advantage of 2 inches over Lima. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Lewis is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year later than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 80 to Lima's 49.
Lewis vs Lima form
Derrick Lewis has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergey Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Lima has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Waldo Cortes-Acosta at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Ben Rothwell at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Derrick Lewis has been fighting more than Marcos Rog rio de Lima.
Derrick Lewis last fought 3 months and 26 days ago, while Marcos Rog rio de Lima's last outing was 1 month and 1 day ago.
Lewis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Lima's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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Lewis vs Lima US streams
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