On Sunday night, seventh ranked heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis scored his seventh win in his last eight fights over ninth ranked Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 126 in Austin, TX. In typical Lewis fashion, his monstrous power was the difference maker. Lewis, who spent most of the fight on his back or stomach, managed to fend off the ground and pound and submissions of the quicker Tybura. Midway through the third round, Tybura attempted a single-leg takedown that Lewis was able to thwart. With a moment of separation, Lewis looked for a takedown of his own and then hit Tybura with a pair of hooks that wobbled him, and then a third one finished him. After a loss in his last fight to Mark Hunt, Lewis is now set to face a top 5 opponent again in his next fight. But who?
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