The Numbers Are In, And “Black Beast” Is Now An Overnight Superstar

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis put on a stunning performance over the weekend. Now it would appear that the talented mixed martial artist has reached a new level of social media fame.

Derrick Lewis went toe-to-toe with Alexander Volkov on the main card of UFC 229 on Saturday, Oct. 6. Live on pay-per-view, “The Black Beast” earned a come from behind victory with a knockout performance within the final ten seconds of the fight. Lewis quickly went viral for taking his fight shorts off inside the octagon during his post-fight interview.

Now it would appear that Derrick Lewis has over doubled in Instagram followers since his incredible UFC 229 performance. Check it out below.

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