Midnight Mania! Derrick Lewis wants to stay active, rematch Francis Ngannou for the title


Welcome to Midnight Mania!. . The first meeting between Derrick Lewis vs. Francis Ngannou will stand out as one of the great MMA disappointments of the 2010s. Arguably the two heaviest-handed men in the history of the division faced off, and . . . it was terrible. A grand total of 31 significant strikes were landed across 15 minutes, and very few of them were punches to the face. . . Nothing happened really, but Lewis threw a few more kicks, so he scored the unanimous decision nod!. . Despite the win, Lewis is definitely interested in running it back and delivering a better performance. On The Joe Rogan Experience, Lewis explained that he hoped The Predator would win the belt, setting up a championship rematch between to two. . . Yes for sure we need a rematch, Lewis said transcription via MMAJunkie. Ive got to get that one again. Yeah I would like him next. . . However, dont expect Lewis to wait too long for that potential match up to emerge, particularly since Jon Jones may jump the Heavyweight line sometime in the Summer. If a title fight doesnt materialize quickly, Lewis priority is on getting paid, and hes definitely willing to stay active. . . For me, I want to stay active, Lewis told Rogan. I dont want to be waiting around to fight anyone, because Im not young like I used to be. So I dont want to wait around and fight for the title or wait around to fight a certain opponent. I want to fight anyone who is ready. I know my window of time is closing to make money. I dont have that much time left to make money, so I dont want to just sit around. . . Notably, Lewis mentioned Ciryl Gane as a potential foe, though he wasnt sure if UFC would match the two up. Who would you like to see The Black Beast face next?

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