Derrick Lewis, the record holder of most knockouts in UFC, recently expressed his desires to face some celebrities.
Derrick Lewis names Kevin Hart
In a video uploaded to ESPN MMA’s Instagram, ‘The Black Beast’ was asked to name three celebrities that he would love to go toe-to-toe with. American actor and comedian Kevin Hart was the first name to jump on Lewis’ mind as he immediately expressed interest in fighting the Hollywood star.
“Yeah, I’ll fight Kevin Hart. F*** Kevin Hart.”
The video concluded with Lewis expressing his intention to take on the Get Hard actor. However, ESPN MMA revealed in the caption that Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg are the other two desired celebrity opponents for the UFC heavyweight fighter:
“FWIW the other two were: Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg #UFC277.”
Derrick Lewis is currently gearing up for his next octagon appearance on the UFC 277 main card tonight in Dallas, Texas. ‘The Black Beast’, who had a four-fight win streak not too long ago, now finds himself in a difficult spot. He was ranked No.5 in the heavyweight division and Lewis had lost two of his last three bouts, most recently getting knocked out by Tai Tuivasa in February. Another loss for the Texan fighter will likely end all hopes of a championship opportunity in the near future. However, as it seems, it will be a tough challenge for the 37-year-old as he takes on a Sergei Pavlovich, who is on a rise now.