UFC 247 Fight Card Update: Ilir Latifi debuts at heavyweight against Derrick Lewis




UFC 247 Fight Card Update: Ilir Latifi debuts at heavyweight against Derrick Lewis

 

Ilir Latifi of Sweden will make his heavyweight debut on American Derrick Lewis will take at UFC 247 on January 25, 2019 on February 8, 2020 in Houston, Texas, United States, according to a report from ESPN citing multiple sources.

Derrick Lewis is 34 years old. The fighter holds #5 spot in the UFC Heavyweight rankings and has a professional record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws (13-5-0 UFC).

Derrick Lewis’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
November 2, 2019 UFC 244 – Masvidal vs. Diaz Blagoy Ivanov Win Decision (Split), Round 3
March 9, 2019 UFC Fight Night 146 – Lewis vs. Dos Santos Junior dos Santos Loss TKO (Punches), Round 2
November 3, 2018 UFC 230 – Cormier vs. Lewis Daniel Cormier Loss Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Round 2
October 6, 2018 UFC 229 – Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor Alexander Volkov Win KO (Punches), Round 3
July 7, 2018 UFC 226 – Miocic vs. Cormier Francis Ngannou Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
February 18, 2018 UFC Fight Night 126 – Cerrone vs. Medeiros Marcin Tybura Win KO (Punches), Round 3

 

Ilir Latifi, whose age is 36, holds a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws (7-5-0 UFC). The Swedish fighter is currently ranked #12 in the light heavyweight division.

Ilir Latifi’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
August 10, 2019 UFC Fight Night 156 – Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 Volkan Oezdemir Loss KO (Punches), Round 2
December 29, 2018 UFC 232 – Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 Corey Anderson Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
February 24, 2018 UFC on Fox 28 – Emmett vs. Stephens Ovince St. Preux Win Submission (Guillotine Choke), Round 1
September 9, 2017 UFC 215 – Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Tyson Pedro Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
September 3, 2016 UFC Fight Night 93 – Arlovski vs. Barnett Ryan Bader Loss KO (Knee), Round 2
March 5, 2016 UFC 196 – McGregor vs. Diaz Gian Villante Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3

 

The current UFC 247 fight card is as follows:

Mirsad Bektic Vs Dan Ige
Andrea Lee Vs Lauren Murphy
Ovince St. Preux Vs Ryan Spann
Derrick Lewis Vs Ilir Latifi
Justin Tafa Vs Juan Adams

 

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