Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis Live Recap
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at it once again to stage UFC Vegas 13, which goes down later tonight (Sat., Nov. 7, 2020) inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. The headliner will take place in the light heavyweight division, with the returning Thiago Santos meeting veteran Glover Teixeira. The co-main will see former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski taking on Tanner Boser.
Ahead of his fight against Kevin Holland at UFC on ESPN+ 31, Giles fainted in the runway, causing the bout to be called off moments before the main card broadcast begun. Before that fight, Giles had snapped a two-fight losing streak by defeating James Krause at UFC 247 in February. It was a scary incident and Giles was sent to the hospital for further tests on his heart.
Lewis (7-2) had tons of hype on him coming off of Dana White’s Contender Series but so far he has been disappointing inside the Octagon. Lewis picked up his first UFC win at UFC on ESPN 24 this January, defeating Dequan Townsend by unanimous decision. Prior to that, Lewis, a UFC development deal signee, lost his first two UFC fights to Uriah Hall and Darren Stewart. The mixed martial artist is a powerful striker, recording 4.05 strikes landed per minute with an accuracy of 45 percent. He also absorbs more hits than Giles, producing 2.52 per minute.
Seconds out. They touch gloves. The action starts fast, Lewis comes out with a huge calf kick, a barrage of punches from Trevin. They are now tied up against the fence. A short left out of the break from the clinch from Giles. Trevin pushes Lewis back up against the cage. A uppercut lands to the chest of Lewis as he ducks into the punch. Giles keeping his hands low as Lewis flicks out punches from distance. We are yet again against the cage, with Lewis now pushing Giles against the cage, and the round ends.
MyMMANews.com scores it: 10-9 to Trevin Giles
Second round begins. A job from Lewis misses. Striking from Lewis has been one and done he’s picking his shots. Two minutes have gone by in round two. Giles is slowly working his way inside boxing range. A job from Giles. A double jab from Lewis is aired Charles is equal to it. A huge right hand from Giles just misses, Louis moves head of the target. Lewis doubles up on the jab. Bevon Lewis breathing heavy. End of round number two, the bell goes.
MyMMANews.com scores it: 10-9 to Trevin Giles, 20-18
A good counter from Giles kicks off the round. A straight one-two down the middle lands clean, he follows up with some hooks, Bevon Lewis looks to be hurt. Lewis gets knocked down from the power of Giles. Lewis face plants the canvas and the ref was quick to wave it off.
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