UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis is arrested for driving '136mph in a 50mph zone' days before his main event vs. Jailton Almeida in Sao Paulo

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  • Derrick Lewis was arrested for reportedly driving 136mph successful a 50mph zone
  • He is scheduled to face Jailton Almeida connected Saturday nighttime successful Sao Paulo, Brazil 
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By Alex Raskin Sports News Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 20:01 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 20:12 EDT, 31 October 2023

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis was arrested for reportedly driving 136mph successful a 50mph area conscionable days earlier headlining a main arena successful Sau Paulo, Brazil connected Saturday. 

The 38-year-old Lewis was stopped while driving a reddish Lamborghini successful his hometown of Houston, according to aggregate reports.

Lewis allegedly passed respective officers while weaving done postulation and making vulnerable lane changes, according to police.


He has been charged pinch reckless driving, a misdemeanor, and was fixed was fixed a $100 individual recognizance enslaved earlier being released.

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis was arrested for reportedly driving 136mph successful a 50mph zone

Lewis (27-11-0) ranks first successful UFC heavyweight history pinch 22 knockouts, according to ESPN.

'I for illustration to sound group out,' Lewis told The World Wide Leader. 'I get a precocious disconnected of it. It's a awesome feeling. ... It's for illustration nan champion emotion successful nan world.' 

'Derrick is ace f***ing strong, and he hits truthful damn hard,' Tony Johnson, ACA heavyweight champion, told ESPN. 'Every clip he deed me, you could perceive it. It sounded for illustration frickin' bricks hitting each other.' 

He is scheduled to conflict Saturday against Jailton Almeida (19-2).

Lewis is owed backmost successful tribunal connected December 27 successful Harris County, Texas.


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