Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
17-3-0
28-12-0

The tape

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

Full record

UD 5KO 2KO 1KO 1KO 1
Form
KO 3UD 5KO 1SUB 1KO 1
17
Wins
28
12
By KO
23
71
KO%
82
4
By Sub
1
24
SUB%
4
3
Losses
12
0
Stopped
7
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010
20
Bouts
41
36
Rounds
89
2 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
9

Francis NGannou vs Derrick Lewis preview

When is NGannou vs Lewis II?

Francis NGannou could potentially square off against Derrick Lewis, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

NGannou vs Lewis II stats

Francis NGannou would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Derrick Lewis would make his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Lewis would have an advantage in power over N'Gannou, with a 82% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 71%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest N'Gannou would have an advantage over Lewis, with a 24% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.

Francis NGannou is the younger man by 2 years, at 37 years old.

N'Gannou has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

N'Gannou is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 7 months later than Lewis, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 53 less professional rounds, 36 to Lewis' 89.

NGannou vs Lewis II form

N'Gannou has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 opponents and going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he was victorious against Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.

He had won against Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

Derrick Lewis has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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

In terms of recent activity, Derrick Lewis has been fighting more than Francis NGannou.

Francis NGannou last fought 2 years, 4 months and 30 days ago, while Derrick Lewis' last outing was 1 month and 10 days ago.

N'Gannou's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Lewis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on NGannou vs Lewis II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for NGannou vs Lewis II yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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