Derrick Lewis is an American professional mixed martial artist. He competes in the heavyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Lewis is gonna face Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 for the interim UFC heavyweight title. Currently, he is #2 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. Here is everything you need to know about Derrick Lewis career including his net worth and earnings.
Derrick Lewis Net Worth and Salary
As per the reports, the net worth of the American is estimated to be $1.5 million. Till now, Derrick Lewis has earned $3,931,000 from UFC. Lewis’ biggest fight pursue was against Daniel Cormier.
He faced Daniel at UFC 230 and won the fight by submission. Derrick took home a whopping sum of $530,000.
Derrick Lewis Endorsements
During UFC 230, the Americans signed an endorsement deal with Popeyes Louisiana. As per the reports, he currently endorses only one brand.
Derrick Lewis: Top 5 Earnings from UFC Fights
|$530,000||Daniel Cormier||UFC 230||W|
|$380,000||Curtis Blaydes||UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Lewis||W|
|$330,000||Alex Volkov||UFC 229||W|
|$315,000||Aleksei Oleinik||UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Oleinik||W|
|$310,000||Marcin Tybura||UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros||W|
|TBC||Ciryl Gane||UFC 265: Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane||TBA|
Derrick Lewis MMA Career
Born on 7th February 1985, Derrick Lewis was introduced to mixed martial arts by his friends. In 2009, he made his amateur debut in mixed martial arts against Jay Ross at LAMMA. Unluckily, he lost the fight via TKO.
After one year in 2010, he turned professional and signed for the Bellator Fighting Championships. He won all six fights and successfully defended his Legacy FC Heavyweight Championship title.
Derrick Lewis made his UFC debut in 2013 at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann 2. The fight was cancelled, and Lewis made his debut in 2014 against Jack May and won via TKO.
Since his debut, he has faced and defeated some decent opponents. With a victory over Blaydes, he equalled the Vitor Belfort record of most knockouts (12) in UFC history. At UFC 265, it will be his first title shot.
Derrick Lewis Professional Record
- Total fights – 33
- Wins – 25
- By knockout – 20
- Wins by submission – 1
- By decision – 4
- Total losses – 7
- Losses by knockout – 4
- By submission – 1
- Losses by decision – 2
- No contests 1
Derrick Lewis Profile
|Nickname||The Black Beast|
|Net Worth||Approx $1.5 Million|
|Age||36 Years (February 7, 1985)|
|Residence||Houston, Texas, United States.|
|Sources of Wealth||MMA and Brand Endorsements|
|MMA Record||25-7 – 1 (no contest)|
|Endorsements||Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen|
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