After months of back an forth on social media Heavyweights Derrick Lewis & Francis Ngannou will have the opportunity to settle there differences this summer.
UFC 226 is scheduled for July 7 at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier challenging Stipe Miocic for the UFC Heavyweight Title.
Houston, Texas’s, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (19-5) is the number 6 ranked contender in the division. Lewis has won 7 of 8, coming off a February knockout of Marcin Tybura.
Cameroon born, Francis “The Predator” Ngannou (11-2) is the number 1 contender in the division. Ngannou looks to rebound from having his 10 fight win streak and 6 fight win streak in the octagon ended by a unanimous decision loss to champion Stipe Miocic.
The two have a combined 30 victories and 29 finishes.