Derrick Lewis illness: UFC Fight Night 215: The main event of UFC Vegas 65: Derrick Lewis vs Serghei Spivac was canceled only…
Derrick Lewis illness: UFC Fight Night 215: The main event of UFC Vegas 65: Derrick Lewis vs Serghei Spivac was canceled only a few hours before the scheduled time of the bout. Due to an unspecified medical condition, “The Black Beast” was forced to withdraw from the fight. Follow UFC Fight Night Lewis vs. Spivac updates with InsideSport.IN.
UFC Fight Night: Derrick Lewis vs Sergey Spivac cancelled
Brendan Fitzgerald revealed that Derrick Lewis has withdrawn from his planned brawl against Sergey Spivak due to illness during the UFC Fight Night broadcast just before the sixth bout of the prelims card was scheduled to begin, saying:
“We regret to inform you of some bad news. Derrick Lewis’ side has a non-contagious, non-weight-cutting illness. Thus our major event today has been postponed. Derrick Lewis and Sergey Spivak were supposed to be our opponents. You hate seeing it.”
— UFC (@ufc) November 19, 2022
Tonight’s Derrick Lewis x Sergei Spivac main event has been canceled – mid-event – due to a “medical issue” with Lewis, per the broadcast.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) November 19, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Derrick Lewis illness
Throughout the fight week, Lewis (26-10) appeared to be in good shape. On Friday, he made weight. His third outing of 2022 would have occurred here. After two knockout defeats, he was fresh off the mat. To compete in his debut UFC main event, even Spivak (15-3) was eager. The heavyweight from Moldova has an Octagon record of 6-3.
Ion Cutelaba and Kennedy Nzechukwu’s bout at light heavyweight will now be the show’s finale.
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