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UFC Vegas 45 in Tweets: Fighters react to Derrick Lewis becoming UFC’s knockout king

UFC Fight Night: Lewis v Daukaus Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Derrick Lewis delivered another highlight-reel finish, taking the lead as the UFC’s all-time leader in knockout wins at UFC Vegas 45.

With a first-round stoppage of Chris Daukaus in the main event of Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas, Lewis took the lead with 13 wins by concussive stoppage.

In the co-headliner, Belal Muhammad closed 2021 with a dominant win over two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson.

Here’s what fighters had to say about the UFC Vegas 45 main card.


Derrick Lewis def. Chris Daukaus


Belal Muhammad def. Stephen Thompson


Amanda Lemos def. Angela Hill


Ricky Simon def. Raphael Assuncao


Mateusz Gamrot def. Carlos Diego Ferreira


Cub Swanson def. Darren Elkins