Derrick Lewis all the time is aware of get the room laughing … and that was no totally different at UFC 277’s media day this afternoon (Weds., July 27, 2022) in Dallas, Texas.
The UFC record-holder for many knockouts within the promotion (13) was in an excellent temper forward of his upcoming bout this Saturday night time; nonetheless, the media in attendance wasn’t secure from some sudden shot-taking.
“With the Mega Hundreds of thousands, I’m gonna purchase the UFC then I’m gonna speak a lot s—t to the reporters,” Lewis responded at UFC 277 media day when requested what he’d do if he received the lottery. “Ooh, I’m gonna doll y’all’s ass out such as you do us fighters. F—ok y’all. Y’all speak a lot s—t about me for no cause. I’m sitting up right here telling y’all ass the reality. I don’t give a f—ok about this preventing s—t. They’re up right here telling me, ‘Oh … I don’t suppose Derrick received it.’ Motherf—ker, I been telling y’all. F—ok y’all. It’s what it’s, I don’t care. I don’t like y’all.”
Lewis enters his upcoming bout coming off yet one more robust hometown loss that noticed him knocked out by a lethal elbow strike from Tai Tuivasa in Feb. 2022. Nonetheless competing in Texas, however Dallas fairly than his dwelling of Houston, “The Black Beast” seems to interrupt his obvious curse in opposition to Russia’s Sergei Pavlovich.
Unsurprisingly, Lewis isn’t too acquainted with the rising Heavyweight prospect trying to upset him and steal his spot within the rankings.
“You already know. You ain’t know who he was both,” Lewis responded when requested about Pavlovich. “Don’t attempt to ask me like I knew who he was. I nonetheless don’t know who he’s.
“It actually don’t matter,” he continued. “I’ve fought everybody so, I’ve fought guys that ought to be champions and I’ve fought guys that ought to be a reporter for MMA Junkie, however you understand, I’ve fought everybody, it don’t matter. I don’t care, I’m not one of the best fighter. I don’t go on the market considering I’m one of the best fighter both.”
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