This is the UFC Vegas 68 live blog for Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac, the heavyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
Lewis, a one-time title challenger and the No. 7 heavyweight in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, has lost three of his past four outings, with a knockout of Chris Daukaus the lone bright spot among knockout losses to Ciryl Gane, Tai Tuivasa and, most recently, Sergei Pavlovich. Lewis’s heavy hands add an extra dimension to any fight that he is involved in.
Spivac has a pair recent TKO victories on his record when he entered the fight. Lewis will be a tough opponent because Spivac’s bread and butter, however, is his ground-and-pound. No. 12 in the UFC rankings, Spivac has walked a far less difficult road in terms of opposition, but he aims to get a win over Lewis to bolster his resume for bigger challenges in the big-man division.
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