In the main event of the evening, heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexey Oleinik fought in a five-round battle. Here’s how the fight went.
Bout 12: Derrick Lewis (23-7) vs. Alexey Oleinik (59-13-1) (Heavyweight)
Lewis started the fight aggressive, coming forward with a head kick and punches. Oleinik clinched with Lewis against the cage after. Lewis got a takedown, moving into half guard after throwing some strikes from the back. They got back up in a clinch, with Oleinik getting and takedown and landing in side control. Lewis was able to get top position, although Oleinik overturned that position as well. Oleinik went into side control, trying for an arm ezekiel choke from the position. Oleinik stayed on top until the round ended.
Lewis dropped Oleinik early in the second round with a flying knee followed up by a clean right hook. Lewis threw punches on top on Oleinik until the referee ended the fight.
RESULT: Derrick Lewis def. Alexey Oleinik via TKO, Strikes (RD 2, 0:21)
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