Alexander Volkov was completely dominating Derrick Lewis for three rounds and over 14 minutes of action. But as heavyweights are known for, crazy stuff can happen, and that’s exactly what occurred with very few seconds left on the final round.
Watch highlights below as Lewis scored an insane come from behind knockout, along with a snippet from our play-by-play.
Round 3 – They touch gloves to start. Jab from Volkov. Inside leg kick. Jab. Lewis charges in with the weird takedown attempt and flops to his back. Volkov lets him get up. Lewis stutter-steps and throws a right, but it doesn’t connect. Volkov with a huge uppercut and Lewis is stunned again. Volkov presses with shots, but then lets up when Lewis stands tall. Long jab and some more punches from Volkov. Lewis’ eye is really bothering him. Might be an orbital injury. Body kick from Volkov, and again. Inside leg kick, and now to the outside. Lewis wades in but is nowhere near landing. They both throw body kicks at the same time. Volkov lands the followup kick. Another. Lewis lands a glancing right, but thats it. One minute to go. Lewis actually connects with a right but Volkov takes it. Leg kicks from Volkov. Another overhand right lands for Lewis. A left and right, and another, and Volkov is hurt! He goes down! Lewis jumps on and lands two kill shots! DERRICK LEWIS JUST SLEPT ALEXANDER VOLKOV WITH LESS THAN 15 SECONDS LEFT!
Derrick Lewis defeated Alexander Volkov via KO (punches), 4:49 of round 3