There will now be two fighters from Allstars Training Center as Viktor Pesta has been added to the card headlined by teammate Alexander Gustafsson who will face Daniel Cormier for the title at UFC 192 in Houston on October 3rd. The UFC made the announcement today that the heavyweight out of the Czech Republic will be facing American Derrick Lewis.
Czech heavyweight @ViktorPesta will fight alongside @AlexTheMauler at #UFC192 as he faces Derrick Lewis! pic.twitter.com/dCvWtRssiX
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 20, 2015
The 25 year old Pesta has spent his fight camps for his first two UFC bouts in Sweden, where he became a frequent training partner of The Mauler. The “Takedown Machine” also followed the Swede to Alliance Training Center in San Diego in preparations for their fights at UFC on Fox 14, headlined by Gustafsson versus Johnson.
Pesta has 1 win and 1 loss in the Octagon, and won all 9 bouts in his lead up to the UFC.
Lewis is known as the “Black Beast” and will be fighting out of his backyard of Texas. The 30 year old is a 5 fight veteran of the Octagon, winning three. He is 12 wins and 4 losses, and 1 N/C overall.