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Derrick Lewis moons St. Louis crowd after KO

Derrick Lewis topped his earlier celebrations, but it surely was additionally bottoms out Saturday in St. Louis.

Following his UFC on ESPN 56 essential occasion win, Lewis (27-12 MMA, 18-10 UFC) pulled out the entire stops to the fun of these in attendance at Enterprise Middle.

First, Lewis completed Rodrigo Nascimento (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) with punches on the 0:49 mark of Spherical 3. Then, the shorts got here off in classic trend and he fanned the downed Nascimento with them.

The manufacturing crew was pressured to scramble for a tighter body as Lewis laid down on the canvas in his underwear to take away his cup, which he then ceremoniously tossed into the media part to at least one very unfortunate reporter.

Each gloves got here off and have been tossed into the group for some fortunate followers. Lewis then threatened to take away his underwear, however as a substitute settled for mooning the viewers.

“I recognize St. Louis for letting me present my bare ass tonight,” Lewis stated throughout his post-fight interview.

When the wins come, so do the celebrations. Saturday’s win was his second in three fights. It didn’t come with out some struggled. Nascimento offered some issues with Lewis within the clinch and on the bottom, however in the end an enormous overhand proper and follow-up punches sealed the deal.

Nascimento had a three-fight profitable streak snapped with the loss.

Up-to-the-minute UFC on ESPN 56 outcomes embody:

  • Derrick Lewis def. Rodrigo Nascimento through TKO (punches) – Spherical 3, 0:49
  • Joaquin Buckley def. Nursulton Ruziboev through unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)
  • Carlos Ulberg def. Alonzo Menifield through knockout (punches) – Spherical 1, 0:12
  • Diego Ferreira def. Mateusz Rebecki through TKO (strikes) – Spherical 3, 4:51
  • Sean Woodson def. Alex Caceres through unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Robelis Despaigne through unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Chase Hooper def. Viacheslav Borshchev through submission (D’Arce choke) – Spherical 2, 3:00
  • Esteban Ribovics def. Terrance McKinney through knockout (head kick) – Spherical 1, 0:37
  • Tabatha Ricci def. Tecia Pennington through cut up resolution (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Trey Waters def. Billy Goff through unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Charles Johnson def. Jake Hadley through unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Veronica Hardy def. JJ Aldrich through unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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