Everything you need to know about
Derrick Lewis's Wife and Family
"I believe I have met the right woman to help me here, my path, and keep me focused all the time. We met through one of my cousins' years ago."
Girlfriend of Derrick Lewis - April Davis
While attending Kilgore College on full-scholarship, Lewis violated his probation. Needless to say, he was sentenced to prison. While the sentence was 5 years, Lewis ended up spending three and a half years in prison. The experience changed his life. Now, Lewis is a focused man and continues to reign as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time.
Derrick Lewis has stated on multiple occasions that he holds his wife, April Davis, on the highest regard. Davis and Lewis have been married for over three years now, and have two sons and one daughter between them.
The Love Story of Derrick Lewis and April Davis
"His cousin Kendrick, introduced me and Derrick. So we initially talked on the phone. When I first talked to Derrick on the phone, he was just telling me he was really black. (laughs.) The next day he just showed up on my door, I didn't tell him where I lived. So yeah." Davis revealed.
Derrick Lewis and April Davis
Lewis is a family man. Lewis has repeatedly stated that he doesn't like fighting inside the Octagon and only does it to earn his livelihood. It is nothing but a job for him, and despite how good he is at it, he would rather spend more time with his family than train inside the Octagon.
In an interesting revelation, Lewis revealed the first meeting with April Davis. "I went to knock at the door, she came out. "She was looking all good." Lewis continued, "She is my ride-or-die. We've been through hell together and came back."