Derrick Lewis Bio, Career and Net Worth

Derrick Lewis Bio, Career and Net Worth

Derrick Lewis is a professional boxer and mixed martial artist from America and is currently competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Derrick James Lewis was born in 8 February 1985 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He was born as the second oldest among the seven siblings by a single mother. As his childhood he was troubled growing up and participated in several street fights. Lewis was 19 when he started his boxing training and was preparing for his first amateur fight when the gym shut down unexpectedly. Lewis family moved to Houston in 1999, where he started his mixed martial arts career. He is also known as a Black Beast by his fans and  his opponents in the MMA world.

Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis career

In 2009, Lewis started his journey in MMA and where he made his debut as an amateur against Jay Ross. He lost the fight via Total Knock Out (TKO). In 2010, after being a professional mixed martial artist, Derrick Lewis would compile a fight record of 4-1 before signing with Bellator Fighting Championship.
As an American professional Mixed Martial Artist, he has also competed in Bellator MMA and Legacy FC, where he was the heavyweight champion. Since 16 March 2017, Lewis is #6 in official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight rankings.
During his professional career he have achieved numerous of rewards and awards. Lewis is the winner of the performance of the Night (one time) and Fight of the Night (one time).

Personal Life

In 17 June 2017, Derrick Lewis married his long-time girlfriend in Honolulu, Hawaii. The happy couples have three children: one daughter of 13 years old and two son’s age of 4 and 5.

Net Worth, salary, height and weight

Having a perfect athletic height of 6ft 3in tall Derrick Lewis is 120 kg in weight, is earning a fruitfull income. Lewis annual salary is $80,000 and his estimated net worth is $280,000.

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