Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis To Headline February 20th UFC Card

A heavyweight fight between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis will main event UFC’s February 20th card. The fight, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani of ESPN, sees it’s second booking after a positive COVID-19 test stopped it’s 2020 iteration from happening.

The heavyweight main event joins a card that does not have a location reported for it at the moment.

The November 28th booking of the fight was thrown out after Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19 in the days leading up to the fight.

The main event booking for both heavyweights comes after a rather successful 2020.

Blaydes extended his win streak to five-in-a-row in 2020, picking up a stoppage win against Junior dos Santos and a five-round decision victory against Alexander Volkov.

After taking a decision in February of 2020 against Ilir Latifi, Lewis won in a main event fight against Alexey Oleinik in August, stopping him in the second round with punches.

With over a month left until the card begins, UFC’s February 20th card has nearly a dozen fights booked. Here’s the lineup right now.

Bout 11: Curtis Blaydes (14-2) vs. Derrick Lewis (24-7) (Heavyweight)

Bout 10: Ketlen Vieira (11-1) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (13-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 9: Jared Gordon (16-4) vs. Danny Chavez (11-3) (Featherweight)

Bout 8: Alexey Oleinik (59-14-1) vs. Chris Daukaus (10-3) (Heavyweight)

Bout 7: Eddie Wineland (24-14-1) vs. John Castaneda (17-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 6: Shana Dobson (4-4) vs. Casey O’Neill (5-0) (Flyweight)

Bout 5: Drakkar Klose (11-2-1) Jai Herbert (10-2) (Lightweight)

Bout 4: Chas Skelly (18-3) vs. Jamall Emmers (18-5) (Featherweight)

Bout 3: Darrick Minner (25-11) vs. Charles Rosa (13-4) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Mike Trizano (8-1) vs. Rafael Alves (19-9) (Featherweight)

Bout 1: Serghei Spivac (11-2) vs. Jared Vanderaa (11-4) (Heavyweight)

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