Jul 07 2018
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
19-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
11-2-0

The tape

39
Age
37
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOSD
Form
UDKOKOSUBKO
19
Wins
11
17
By KO
7
89
KO%
64
1
By SUB
4
5
SUB%
36
5
Loses
2
3
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2013
25
Bouts
13
52
Rounds
22
3 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 18 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Derrick Lewis vs Francis NGannou report

Who won Lewis vs N’Gannou?

Derrick Lewis beat Francis NGannou by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 226, on Saturday 7th July 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Last Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Derrick Lewis.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Lewis vs N’Gannou stats

Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Francis NGannou made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Derrick Lewis' 29th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2014.

Derrick Lewis' UFC record stood at 19-10-0, while Francis NGannou's came in at 12-2-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had a large advantage in power over N'Gannou, boasting a 89% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 64%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested N'Gannou had a massive advantage over Lewis, boasting a 36% submission rate over Lewis' 5%.

Derrick Lewis was the older man by 2 years, at 39 years old.

N'Gannou had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Lewis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 7 months earlier than N'Gannou, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 53 more professional rounds, 89 to N'Gannou's 36.

Lewis vs N’Gannou form

Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Rodrigo Nascimento at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Nascimento on 11th May 2024 by knockout in the 3rd round at Enterprise Center, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jailton Almeida at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Sergey Spivac at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Activity check

Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

N'Gannou's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

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