Da Un Jung and Devin Clark Clash in Light Heavyweight Bout at UFC Fight Night 218
I was at the UFC Fight Night 218 on Saturday to witness a clash between Da-un Jung and Devin Clark in the light heavyweight division. These two fighters had previously met at UFC Fight Night 4, and this time around, Jung was expected to have the cardio advantage and outlast his opponent. Both fighters had strong showings in the bout, but Jung eventually pulled out the victory. Clark seemed to tire out in the later rounds, while Jung maintained his energy and aggression. After a hard fought battle, Jung ultimately won by stoppage in the third round. This win secured Jung's 15th victory of his MMA career, with 4 of those wins coming from the UFC. Meanwhile, Clark ended up with a record of 13-7 for his MMA career and 7-7 for UFC fights. It was an exciting bout between these two fighters and I'm sure it won't be their last match up either. The win secured an impressive record for Jung and showed that he still has what it takes to compete at the highest level. I'm here with a report on the upcoming light heavyweight clash between Da Un Jung and Devin Clark at UFC Fight Night 218. Jung (15-3-1 MMA, 4-1-1 UFC) and Clark (13-7 MMA, 7-7 UFC) will face off in the co-main event of the card, which is set to take place this Saturday. Jung is coming off a stoppage win over Clark at UFC Fight Night 218, where he witnessed Clark gassing out early in the fight. As such, Jung is expecting to have cardio advantage this time around in order to outlast his opponent. Also featured on the card will be a heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis (26-10) and Aleksandar Spivak (15-3). Both fighters have made weight for the event, which will take place on Saturday night in Las Vegas. We'll be sure to keep you up to date with all of the latest news leading up to Saturday's event as well as full coverage afterwards. Be sure to check back here for more details.
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Lewis and Spivac Prepare for Main Event
On Friday night, Derrick Lewis and Sergey Spivac had their final pre-fight encounter ahead of their anticipated heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 218. The bout was contested at light heavyweight, with Lewis taking on Spivac. In the end, Lewis emerged with a unanimous decision victory, ending Spivac's hopes of a UFC debut.
Lewis is now looking to make his return to the UFC as the No. 7 ranked heavyweight contender. Meanwhile, Spivac will look to bounce back in the next fight. UFC Fight Night 218 is set to take place on Saturday night at the UFC's APEX Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The main event will be a heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Sergey Spivak. Tickets are currently available on the UFC's official website. For more information on this and other upcoming UFC events, be sure to visit the website today!
Jung and Clark Clash in Co-Main Event
At UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Derrick Lewis (26-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) and Devin Clark (16-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) battled it out in a light heavyweight contest. Lewis emerged with a unanimous decision victory, using his power and striking to take down Clark time and time again.
In the co-main event, Da-Un Jung (-235) faced Devin Clark ( 195). The matchup was expected to be a fierce one, as both fighters are ranked within the top ten in the division. However, Jung was unable to keep up with Clark on the ground, and was finished with ground and pound in the second round.
Overall, this was an exciting card that delivered on all fronts. Lewis vs. Spivac was an entertaining bout, while Jung vs. Clark provided some great light heavyweight action. Be sure to check out the full results below.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LEWIS VS SPIVAC RESULTS
Derrick Lewis def. Devin Clark by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Da-Un Jung def. Devin Clark by TKO (ground and pound in the second round)
Round-by-Round Analysis of Main Event
In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak, British fighter Ben Duffy emerged victorious after a close and exciting bout with Korean Jung Da-un. With the win, Duffy moves up to #6 in the UFC's heavyweight rankings.
Throughout the fight, both fighters traded heavy strikes with neither side able to gain an advantage. However, it was Duffy who was most effective with his low kicks and right hand counterattacks. Jung was able to land a few good punches, but they didn't have enough power to really hurt Duffy.
In the end, the judges scored the bout in Duffy's favor by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27). This marks his fourth consecutive victory in the UFC and gives him a chance to move up one spot in the heavyweight rankings. This is also Jung Da-un's first loss in the UFC and his second consecutive defeat.
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Spivak is now complete and can be watched live on UFC Fight Pass or on the UFC App.
The main event of UFC Vegas 68 saw Derrick Lewis defeat Serghei Spivac by submission. Lewis was in control for most of the bout, using his size and power to keep Spivac at bay. However, in the fourth round, Spivac was able to get a hold of Lewis' arm and applied a Verbal Tapout, winning the bout in under four minutes. The co-main event saw Da Un Jung defeat Devin Clark by submission. Jung was able to take Clark down and work on top until the referee stopped the fight. These two bouts were a great way to kick off UFC Vegas 68, and we can't wait to see what the rest of the card has in store.
Derrick Lewis' Post Fight Interview
Derrick Lewis emerged victorious from his bout with Serghei Spivac on Saturday night, defeating the Russian fighter by submission (arm-triangle choke) in the first round. In his post-fight interview, Lewis discussed his strategy for the bout and praised his opponent.
"Derrick Lewis is great,” Spivac said in his post-fight interview in the cage. “He fought two times for the title. He's great. He's a world-class fighter. I respect him a lot. He had some good takedowns in there, but I was able to keep him on the ground and control the link Link is Here
Clark (15-2) entered the bout as an underdog, with many pundits believing that Lewis would hand him his first loss in the UFC. However, Clark showed resilience in the face of adversity and was able to take Lewis to the ground several times. Ultimately, it was Lewis' superior wrestling that won him the fight.
With this victory, Lewis moves up to No. 9 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings and looks set to face top competition in the near future. Spivac (16-3) dragged Lewis to the mat at will, scoring at six takedowns in the brief contest, before going to work and securing a submission victory in the first round. This was Lewis' fourth consecutive win since returning to the UFC after a two-year absence and he now looks set for a title shot against current champion Jon Jones.
Serghei Spivac's Post Fight Interview
Serghei Spivac def. Derrick Lewis via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:05.
With the victory, Spivac moves to 16-3 in the UFC and extends his winning streak to three fights. In his post-fight interview, Spivac spoke about his opponent, Derrick Lewis. He said that Lewis is a great fighter and that he is proud to have fought him twice for the title. He also praised Lewis for his resilience and determination.
Da Un Jung's Post Fight Interview
Derrick Lewis emerged victorious in his bout against Serghei Spivac at UFC Fight Night 218, defeating the Bulgarian fighter via unanimous decision. Lewis dominated most of the fight, landing heavy shots on Spivac at will. The American was able to take the fight to the ground several times, where he was able to apply heavy pressure and eventually submit Spivac with an armbar in the second round.
In the co-main event, Devin Clark battled Jung Da-un to a close decision. Both fighters put on a spectacular show, with both men landing heavy shots on each other throughout the bout. In the end, it was Da-un who emerged as the victor, as he recorded a unanimous decision victory over Clark.
Overall, this was an excellent UFC Fight Night event. Derrick Lewis proved himself as one of the top light heavyweight fighters in the world, while Jung Da-un showed that he is a rising star in the division. Both fights were very entertaining and will be sure to please fans of MMA.
Devin Clark's Post Fight Interview
Devin Clark was the victor of UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LEWIS VS SPIVAC, upsetting Derrick Lewis in a close fight. In his post-fight interview, Clark expressed his excitement for the future and thanked his fans.
“This is only the beginning,” said Clark. “I'm going to be one of the best in the world, and I'm going to make sure that everyone knows it. I'm excited for my future, and I can't wait to show everyone what I'm made link Link is Here
Devin Clark took home a unanimous decision victory over Derrick Lewis in an entertaining light heavyweight bout. Lewis had the size and power advantage, but was unable to utilize it effectively against the aggressive Clark. In the end, all three judges scored the fight 30-27 in Clark's favor, giving him his first victory in the UFC. Look for Clark to make a serious push for a title shot in the near future.
Quotes from UFC Officials
"Derrick Lewis is a very tough out there and he always comes to fight," UFC President Dana White said. "Serghei Spivac is a great fighter, too, but I think Derrick Lewis will win this fight."
UFC officials had high expectations for Derrick Lewis entering the bout against Serghei Spivac. "Derrick Lewis is a very tough out there and he always comes to fight," UFC President Dana White said. "Serghei Spivac is a great fighter, too, but I think Derrick Lewis will win this fight."
UFC Fight Night 218 is headlined by Derrick Lewis vs. Serghei Spivac. Catch all the action live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on February 18th.
Fans React to the Fights
Derrick Lewis looked to get back to top-5 status, while Sergey Spivak looked to continue a rise to the top when the two met in the UFC Fight Night main event this weekend. Unfortunately for Lewis, he was defeated by submission (arm-triangle choke) in the first round. Fans were quick to react to the fight on social media, with many citing Lewis' poor conditioning as the main reason for his loss. "The Black Beast" has now lost two of his last three fights and will need to bounce back if he wants to regain his championship status.
Sergey Spivak, on the other hand, looked dominant throughout the fight and claimed victory via submission in the first round. The Ukrainian fighter is now 3-0 in the UFC and looks to be on his way up the rankings. With two more wins, he could well be challenging for the UFC heavyweight title in the near future.
Derrick Lewis defeated Serghei Spivac by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 218 in Las Vegas Saturday night. Lewis controlled the fight from the outset, using his heavy hands and takedowns to wear down Spivac. In the third and final round, Lewis landed a hard right hand that put Spivac down for good. The victory moves Lewis to 16-3 overall and 6-2 in the UFC.
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Derrick Lewis defeats Serghei Spivak by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 218 in Las Vegas Saturday night. Lewis controlled the fight from the outset, using his heavy hands and takedowns to wear down Spivac. In the third and final round, Lewis landed a hard right hand that put Spivac down for good. The victory moves Lewis to 16-3 overall and 6-2 in the UFC.