UFC Fighter Derrick Lewis reportedly told the crowd in Las Vegas that President Donald Trump called him prior to his bout to offer words of encouragement against a foreign adversary.
“I forgot, a few hours before the fight Donald Trump called me and told me I’ve got to knock this Russian [expletive] out, cause they making him look bad on the news,” Lewis told comedian and commentator Joe Rogan.
[Video contains explicit language.]
Derrick Lewis is a unique fighter and a unique human being, to say the least. #UFC229
— Gentleman Jack Gallagher (@GentlemanJackG) October 7, 2018
UFC fighter Derrick Lewis just said @POTUS called him and asked him to knock out that Russian.
— Jordan Ferrell (@jordaneferrell) October 7, 2018
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