UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis

Last Modified Nov 5, 2023 07:23 GMT
UFC Sao Paulo official poster [Photo credit: @ufc - X]
UFC Sao Paulo official poster [Photo credit: @ufc - X]


UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis was an MMA event organized and produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The event took place at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil, on November 4, 2023. The main card for the night commenced at 9 pm ET, and the preliminary card began at 6 pm ET.


The main event for the evening took place in the heavyweight division between Jailton Almeida and Derrick Lewis, where Almeida won via a unanimous decision. Almeida and Lewis are currently ranked #9 and #10 in the heavyweight rankings of the UFC. This event also marks the organization's ninth event in Sao Paulo and its first since UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Jacare in November 2019.


The main event of the night was originally set to feature a heavyweight fight starring Curtis Blaydes against Jailton Almeida. However, Blaydes withdrew from the bout for undisclosed reasons, leading to his replacement by Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis, a former UFC Heavyweight Championship contender.


UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis Main Card


Weight ClassFightMethodRoundResult
HeavyweightJailton Almeida vs. Derrick LewisDecision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–44, 50–45)R5(5:00)
Jailton Almeida def. Derrick Lewis
WelterweightGabriel Bonfim vs. Nicolas DalbyTKO (knee and punches)R2(4:33)
Nicolas Dalby def. Gabriel Bonfim
HeavyweightRodrigo Nascimento vs. Don'Tale MayesDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)R3(5:00)
Rodrigo Nascimento def. Don'Tale Mayes
MiddleweightCaio Borralho vs. Abus MagomedovDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)R3(5:00)
Caio Borralho def. Abus Magomedov
Catchweight (165 lb)Elves Brener vs. Kaynan KruschewskyKO (punch)R1(4:01)
Elves Brener def. Kaynan Kruschewsky



UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis Preliminary Card


Weight ClassFightMethodRoundResult
WelterweightElizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Rinat FakhretdinovDraw (majority) (29–28, 28–28, 28–28)R3(5:00)Draw
Light HeavyweightVitor Petrino vs. Modestas BukauskasKO (punch)R2(1:03)
Vitor Petrino def.Modestas Bukauskas
Women's StrawweightAngela Hill vs. Denise GomesDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)R3(5:00)
Angela Hill def.Denise Gomes
Catchweight (119.5 lb)Eduarda Moura vs. Montserrat RuizTKO (punches)R2(2:14)
Eduarda Moura def.Montserrat Ruiz
LightweightKauê Fernandes vs. Marc DiakieseDecision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 30–27)R3(5:00)
Marc Diakiese def.Kauê Fernandes


How to watch UFC Fight Night: Jailton Almeida vs. Derrick Lewis?


In the US


For fight fans in the US, you can grab your ESPN+ membership at 6.99$ plus an additional $79.99 Pay-per-view (PPV) price to catch UFC live.


In the UK


For fans of MMA in the United Kingdom, a Sports Extra Month Membership on Now TV, at 34 pounds per month, will allow you to stream UFC live.


In India


In India, MMA fans can catch UFC events live on the Sony Ten channels or take up a subscription with SonyLiv, with yearly packages at Rs. 999 and monthly packages at Rs. 299, to stream UFC. Additionally, Jio customers can stream the event live via the JioTV app for free.


Jailton Almeida Last Fight



Jailton Almeida’s last outing was against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC on ABC 4 on May 14, 2023. Jailton Almeida, representing Brazil, claimed a first-round victory in this fight. Almeida accomplished this feat in a little over three minutes, with Rozenstruik ultimately submitting to a rear naked choke applied by the Brazilian. Almeida is currently riding high on a five-match winning streak and maintains an undefeated record in the UFC.



Last Updated On November 5, 2023

FAQs

A. UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis took place on November 4, 2023.

A. This event took place at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.

A. Jailton Almeida and Derrick Lewis headlined the main event.

A. UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis is set to commence on Sat, Nov 4 / 6:00 PM ET.

A. UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis can be streamed live on ESPN+PPV. 

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