Derrick Lewis may perchance most definitely well perchance also be easiest served by continuing to throw heavy leather in preference to a baseball.
Lewis, who fights Ciryl Gane for the period in-between UFC heavyweight title subsequent month, became as soon as recently invited by the Houston Astros to throw the ceremonial first pitch in a recent sport in a transfer which displays The Shadowy Beast’s rising repute in MMA and previous.
However, as that it is seemingly you’ll also seek in the video below it didn’t rather lag as planned.
That photos whirled its draw around social media over the previous few days and Lewis at closing needed to face the song when he became as soon as interviewed by the media at closing weekend’s UFC 264 tournament in Las Vegas.
“Throwing out the first pitch became as soon as every little thing I’ve dreamed of,” Lewis said. “What took place became as soon as Mosquitos are rude in Houston, so a mosquito bit me on my wrist at the same time I became as soon as throwing the ball. This stuff bite exhausting.”
Lewis will fortunately trade success on the mound for achievement in the cage subsequent month when he takes on the undefeated French powerhouse Gane — with the winner going during the (literal) sizeable job of undisputed heavyweight kingpin Francis Ngannou.