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Derrick Lewis incites Twitter frenzy with UFC Vegas 19 knockout: ‘Black Beast has the most power ever’

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UFC Fight Night: Blaydes v Lewis Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Derrick Lewis sent Twitter into a frenzy last night (Sat., Feb. 20, 2021) at UFC Vegas 19 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as “Black Beast” smoked No. 2-ranked contender Curtis Blaydes with one of the best timed uppercuts of all time (highlights HERE).

Lewis, who now owns a four-fight win streak in the UFC’s heavyweight division, was not winning this fight early on. Blaydes was landing a ton of leg kicks and forcing Lewis to swing wildly when the two came together. “Black Beast” was able to flip the script in the second by launching a brutal right hand uppercut as Blaydes entered in on a takedown. It was quite beautiful and allowed Lewis to capture an epic knockout sequence.

MMA fighters and fans shared in the reaction after witnessing the impressive knockout feat. Check out the Twitter reaction below:

For complete UFC Vegas 19 results and coverage click here.