Derrick Lewis faced off with former champion Junior dos Santos in the Main Event where Both are strikers, with 32 knockouts between them.
Before the fight, Lewis was ranked No. 3 in the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings, while Dos Santos was No. 8. It wouldn’t be a stretch to suggest those numbers might flip-flop.
“I want fights, UFC,” Dos Santos told broadcaster Jon Anik in the cage after the bout. “They put me back [down] on the rankings, and that’s fine. But I want to fight again and regain my belt.”

Official result: Junior dos Santos def. Derrick Lewis via TKO at 1:58 of Round 2

UFC Fight Night Main Card Results:

  • Junior dos Santos def. Derrick Lewis via TKO, 1:58 Round 2
  • Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Curtis Millender via submission (rear-naked choke), 2:35 Round 1
  • Niko Price def. Tim Means via TKO (strikes), 4:50 Round 1
  • Blagoy Ivanov def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
  • Beneil Dariush def. Drew Dober via submission (armbar), 4:41 Round 2
  • Omari Akhmedov def. Tim Boetsch via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

UFC Fight Night 146 Prelims Results:

* Anthony Rocco Martin def. Sergio Moraes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

* Yana Kunitskaya def. Marion Reneau via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

* Grant Dawson def. Julian Erosa via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)

* Maurice Greene def. Jeff Hughes via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

* Louis Smolka def. Matt Schnell vs. via submission (triangle choke) (3:18, Round 1)

* Alex Morono def. Zak Ottow via TKO (punches and elbows) (3:34, Round 1)