Derrick Lewis is on a 2-fight winning streak, with those past two fight coming via vicious KO’s. There has been a campaign going on that puts him across the octagon from Roy Nelson. Nelson is 1-3 is his past 4 fights, with a decision win in his last fight coming against Jared Rosholt.
With both Derrick Lewis and Roy Nelson in attendance at UFC 196, Lewis saw his opportunity to get the call out in person, with Dana White in the mix.
— Derrick Lewis (@Thebeast_ufc) March 6, 2016
With Derrick Lewis on the rise, and Roy Nelson getting up in age, the fans want to see what happens in the heavyweight division.