Previously, Derrick Lewis has had two UFC betting shots at the heavyweight title belt. But Lewis came up short both times. On Saturday afternoon, Lewis will get his third heavyweight championship opportunity. Lewis will face Serghei Spivac, who opened as a -180 betting favorite. Spivac is ranked 12th in the UFC heavyweight division. While Lewis will step into the octagon ranked 7th in the heavyweight class. Spivac will be fighting for a UFC title belt for the first time. But he has a better body of recent work than Lewis. The Main card has six bouts scheduled.
UFC Fight Night – Lewis vs. Spivac
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 4 p.m. ET
Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
UFC TV Coverage: ESPN+
UFC Fight Night Odds: #7 Derrick Lewis +155 vs. #12 Serghei Spivac -180, Other Bouts Check Back Later
Will Third Time be the Charm for Derrick Lewis?
Sergey Spivak has a career record of 15-3 with the sportsbook odds. Lewis has won two consecutive fights. And he has paid in five of his most recent six bouts.
By contrast, Derrick Lewis has a career record of 26-10. Of great concern is that Lewis has lost three of his most recent four UFC bets matchups.
Last time out for Lewis was a 1st-round technical knockout loss to Sergei Pavlovich. UFC 277 on July 30, 2022, from Dallas, Texas, was the event. Previously on February 12, 2022, Lewis faced Tai Tuivasa. Lewis suffered a 2nd-round knockout loss to Tuivasa. UFC 271 from Houston, Texas, was the event.
Last time that Lewis won was on December 18, 2021, against Chris Daukaus. Lewis won in a 1st-round knockout. UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.
Late on, Sergey Spivak won two consecutive MMA betting matchups. Also, Spivak has won five of his most recent six bouts. Spivak is coming off a 2nd-round technical knockout win over Augusto Sakai on August 6, 2022. UFC on ESPN from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event. Before that, Spivak won a 1st-round technical knockout win over Greg Hardy on March 5, 2022. Previously on September 4, 2021, Spivak lost a 1st-round technical knockout to Tom Aspinall. UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.
Cutelaba In Free Fall as He Faces Struggling Nzechukwu
Late on, Ion Cutelaba won only one of his most recent six Online sportsbook matchups. Cutelaba has a career record of 16 wins, eight losses, one draw, and no contest.
Namely, Kennedy Nzechukwu has a career record of 10 wins and three losses. He has dropped two of his last three bouts but won his last one.
Last time out for Nzechukwu was on July 9, 2022. He defeated Karl Roberson by technical knockout in the 3rd-round. UFC on ESPN from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event. Previously on March 5, 2022, Nzechukwu lost a split decision to Nicolae Negumereanu. UFC 272 from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the venue. And on November 13, 2021, Nzechukwu lost a 1st-round knockout to Da Un Jung. UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.
Last time out for Cutelaba was on September 10, 2022, against Johnny Walker. Cutelaba lost a 1st-round submission. UFC 279 from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event. Previously on May 14, 2022, Cutelaba lost a 1st-round submission against Ryan Spann. UFC on ESPN from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event. And then, on September 18, 2021, Cutelaba won a unanimous decision against Devin Clark. UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.
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As was previously noted, Derrick Lewis is higher ranked than Serghei Spivac. Yet Lewis is the underdog. Lewis has the added advantage of having fought for the heavyweight championship twice. Spivac has never faced championship pressure. Lewis is getting a good price and offers better value.
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