The UFC returns to the Apex one closing time in 2021, ending off the 12 months with a heavyweight showdown atop the UFC Vegas 45 card.
In an opportunity to determine himself within the high half of the division, #7 ranked Chris Daukaus, 4-0 within the Final Combating Championship so far, will try and topple the #3 ranked Derrick Lewis. For as a lot as rankings actually matter, it is a large battle: simply over seven years in the past, Lewis entered the promotion’s heavyweight pool as the following large factor, scary however unrefined. Through the years, he’s developed into a fan favorite for each his humorousness and combating model. Twice, Lewis has been challenged for gold within the UFC.
Bauhaus, 4 years youthful, is trying to usurp his place within the higher echelon of the division. A win over Lewis wouldn’t essentially imply a title shot for Daukaus — however, it could put him arguably only a battle, or two at most, away.
UFC Vegas 45 takes place Saturday, December 18, 2021, on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. The official weigh-in for the occasion goes down Friday — examine under for outcomes.
UFC Vegas 45: Lewis vs. Daukaus Weigh-In Outcomes
- Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Chris Daukaus
- Welterweight: Stephen Thompson vs. Belal Muhammad
- Ladies’ Strawweight: Amanda Lemos vs. Angela Hill
- Bantamweight: Raphael Assunção vs. Ricky Simón
- Light-weight: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Mateusz Gamrot
- Featherweight: Cub Swanson vs. Darren Elkins
- Middleweight: Dustin Stoltzfus vs. Gerald Meerschaert
- Bantamweight: Raoni Barcelos vs. Victor Henry
- Heavyweight: Justin Tafa vs. Harry Hunsucker
- Ladies’ Flyweight: Sijara Eubanks vs. Melissa Gatto
- Featherweight: Charles Jourdain vs. Andre Ewell
- Ladies’ Bantamweight: Raquel Pennington vs. Macy Chiasson
- Heavyweight: Don’Story Mayes vs. Josh Parisian
- Light-weight: Jordan Leavitt vs. Matt Sayles