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UFC star Derrick Lewis arrested just days before main event fight!



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Derrick Lewis was arrested just ten days before the main event in Sao Paulo. Photo: USA Today Sports

Just ten days before his main event fight at UFC Sao Paulo, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis was arrested by the Houston police.

The 38-year-old was arrested Wednesday, October 25, and charged with a misdemeanor. That’s according to court records. He was released on $100 bond hours after his arrest and due to be back in court on December 27.

According to the Texas police, the UFC heavyweight drove 136 mph in a 50 mph zone.

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UFC Sao Paulo with Derrick Lewis

UFC Sao Paulo marks the promotion’s ninth visit to the city. Check out the full fight card below!*

Main card

  • Heavyweight bout: Jailton Almeida vs. Derrick Lewis
  • Welterweight bout: Gabriel Bonfim vs. Nicolas Dalby
  • Heavyweight bout: Rodrigo Nascimento vs. Don’Tale Mayes
  • Middleweight bout: Caio Borralho vs. Abus Magomedov
  • Middleweight bout: Rodolfo Vieira vs. Armen Petrosyan
  • Lightweight bout: Ismael Bonfim vs. Vinc Pichel

Preliminary Card

  • Lightweight bout: Elves Brener vs. Esteban Ribovics
  • Bantamweight bout: Victor Hugo vs. Daniel Marcos
  • Welterweight bout: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Rinat Fakhretdinov
  • Light Heavyweight bout: Vitor Petrino vs. Modestas Bukauskas
  • Women’s Strawweight bout: Angela Hill vs. Denise Gomes
  • Featherweight bout: Lucas Alexander vs. David Onama
  • Women’s Strawweight bout: Eduarda Moura vs. Montserrat Ruiz
  • Lightweight bout: Kauê Fernandes vs. Marc Diakiese

* Fight card is a subject of change.

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