After Derrick Lewis alleges that DC is taking him lightly, DC responds

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Renjith Ravindran
An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.
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We are one day closer to the fight between Derrick Lewis and Daniel Cormier. And the mind games are in full swing. Last day, Lewis had raised questions if Cormier was taking him seriously as a contender.

Daniel Cormier is not taking his fight with Derrick Lewis lightly

And now, Cormier has come out with his own statement on the issue. The UFC Heavyweight champion noted on Twitter that he is indeed taking Lewis seriously. He also pointed out the recent achievements of Lewis.

You can see the Tweet from Cormier below.

“Trust me Derrick I am definitely taking you serious!!!! 9-1 last 10 and ranked #2 in the world. How could I not take you serious!#andstill #ufc230”

As DC mentioned, Lewis is currently 21-5 in his career and is 9-1 in his last 10 matches with the only defeat coming against Mark Hunt. At the same time, he has secured wins over names like Francis Ngannou, Alexander Volkov, Travis Browne, Roy Nelson and Marcin Tybura among others.

Cormier, on the other hand, is 21-1 in his career with his only loss coming against Jon Jones. The fight will headline UFC 230 pay-per-view which is set to take place on November 3, 2018, at Madison Square Garden.

Who do you think will walk out with the belt? Let us know in the comments below.


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