UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis sparked controversy after posting a video of himself spitting into his opponent’s meals.
Lewis is scheduled to combat Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Combat Night time 174 on Saturday night time.
“The UFC Efficiency Institute gave me my meals,” the 35-year-old mentioned within the video.
“However in addition they gave me Alexey’s meals too. Alexey… no matter, I can’t even say his title.
“So, you recognize, I imagine it’s lacking some substances. We’re nonetheless going to get him his meal; it’s essential. It’s combat week, I do know he’s going to be hungry.
“It seems to be good, proper? I’m going so as to add some flavour to his meals.”
The fighter was extensively condemned by these commenting beneath the video on social media.
Lewis’ combat towards Oleinik is the headline bout for the cardboard in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The American fighter has been within the UFC since 2014 and is working his method again from his defeat to Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title in November 2018.
He misplaced his subsequent combat after that towards Junior dos Santos however back-to-back wins have put him again on observe and brought his skilled report to 23-7.