When Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa entered the Octagon we don’t think anybody knew exactly what to await.
Most of us belief the fight would consequence in one, and it nearly did when, after a total bunch clinching, Lewis tossed Tuivasa to the canvas worship a ragdoll after which unleashed large ground and pound. But somehow Tuivasa obtained again to his ft and the fight went into the second spherical.
But it with out a doubt didn’t clutch long within the second spherical for Lewis to annihilate Tuivasa but again. The punches and knees gave the affect neverending but Tuivasa wasn’t occurring and he became firing again.
And then out of nowhere Tuivasa landed apt on the button with a wonderfully timed elbow and dropped Lewis out cool for the dazzling enact.
Tuivasa defeated Derrick Lewis by KO, Round 2, 1: 40 within the co-critical match at UFC 271.
“I’m younger and I’m coming and I’m taking on now,” Tuivasa stated throughout his post-fight interview.
Lewis became coming off a first-spherical purchase over Chris Daukaus. He became searching to show Houston wasn’t a jinx after shedding his intervening time title shot when he became defeated by Ciryl Gane in August.
Tuivasa became on a four-fight purchase run and searching out to gain a gargantuan purchase with hopes of working nearer to a shot on the title.