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Derrick Lewis, an American mixed martial artist, was born on 7 February 1985 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Lewis had a very difficult childhood as he started working at the gas station when he was 14 years old to support his family.
He played football for Walker High School in Jasper, Texas. But He was forced to quit football due to a knee injury.
Derrick Lewis made his debut in mixed martial arts in 2010.
Derrick Lewis has a record of 18-5-0 in mixed martial arts.
Derrick Lewis has won the Heavyweight title of Legacy FC in 2013.
Derrick Lewis has also won the Heavyweight title of UFC in 2018.
Derrick Lewis has also appeared in the movie “Never Back Down: No Surrender” in 2016.
Derrick Lewis is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Derrick Lewis is the first person to ever knock out Matt Mitrione in MMA.
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