Report: Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis Set For UFC 226
By FCF Staff
It looks like UFC 226 has picked up another, compelling heavyweight fight, as it’s being reported Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis will battle at the July 7th card.
MMA Fighting is reporting that the bout is set for UFC 226, and that an official announcement is expected soon.
Ngannou (11-2) is coming off a decision loss to champion Stipe Miocic in January.
Lewis (19-5), meanwhile, stopped Marcin Tybura in his last bout, which went down in February.
UFC 226 will be headlined by a bout between light-heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and Miocic.