Sometimes, the best way to get a fight, is to make it yourself. This is what Anthony Hamilton (not the singer) did when he respectfully called out Derrick Lewis on Twitter.
— Anthony Hamilton (@AHamilton_MMA) August 5, 2015
Derrick Lewis (12-4, 3-2 UFC) is coming off a loss to fellow Louisiana native, Shawn Jordan, at UFC Fight Night 68, while Anthony Hamilton (14-4, 2-2 UFC) is coming off a win at UFC Fight Night 64. These two heavyweights are both looking to put on a show for the Houston fans at UFC 192 on October 3, and are looking for Fight of the Night.
This will be the first time Lewis has fought in front of his hometown since capturing the Legacy heavyweight title in 2013.
UFC 192 Fight Card:
- Light-Heavyweight Title – Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson
- Ryan Bader vs. Rashad Evans
- Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley
- Jessica Eye vs. Julianna Pena
- Shawn Jordan vs. Ruslan Magomedov
- Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez
- Chris Cariaso vs. Sergio Pettis
- Alan Jouban vs. Albert Tumenov
- Anthony Hamilton vs. Derrick Lewis
- Raquel Pennington vs. TBA