April Davis: Derrick Lewis wife, family, kids, career and net worth


April Davis is best known for being the husband of UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis

April Davis and Derrick Lewis have been married for almost 5 years. The couple, along with their three children, reside in Cypress, Texas.

April Davis and Derrick Lewis families

Not much is known about April Davis’ family and early life. Her husband Derrick Lewis is quite personal when it comes to his private wife.

Lewis, meanwhile, was born on the 7th of February, 1985 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the second oldest of seven siblings.

‘The Black Beast’ had a tough childhood – he was involved in a number of street fights at a young age.

Lewis was raised by his single mother.

April Davis’ husband Derrick Lewis

April Davis was first introduced to her future husband Derrick Lewis through Lewis’ cousin Kendrick. Love blossomed between the two after they initially began talking over the phone.

After dating for quite a while, the pair decided to get married. They tied the knot on the 17th of June, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Lewis is one of the scariest UFC heavyweights of all time. The 36-year old holds the record for the most knockouts in the history of the heavyweight division.

Derrick Lewis wants to fight Conor McGregor next
Derrick Lewis reacts after his knockout over Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

After fighting across multiple promotions viz. Bellator, Legacy FC, RFA, Lewis made his UFC debut on the 19th of April, 2014 at UFC on FOX: Werdum vs Browne. He started off with a knockout win over Jack May.

His first UFC defeat came against Matt Mitrione in September 2014. He was knocked out by Shawn Jordan in June 2015 which in turn triggered a redemption arc.

Lewis went on a 6-fight winning streak before losing to Mark Hunt in June 2017.

His next three wins were massive – Marcin Tybura, Francis Ngannou and Alexander Volkov. This unbeaten run set him up for a title fight against Daniel Cormier.

However, Lewis was beaten by Cormier in the title fight. He lost his next fight as well, against Junior dos Santos.

‘The Black Beast’ once again went on an impressive run of form. This run earned him a shot at the interim heavyweight title.

At UFC 265, Lewis couldn’t come up trumps against Ciryl Gane whilst challenging for the interim heavyweight title.

Lewis’ MMA record is 25 wins and 8 losses.

April Davis kids

April Davis and Derrick Lewis have three kids – two sons and one daughter. The ages of their kids and date of birth are not known.

Lewis occasionally shares snaps of himself and his family on social media.

April Davis Profession and Net Worth

Not much is known about April Davis’ profession and net worth since Derrick Lewis, being quite a private person, has kept it under the wraps.

FAQs about April Davis

When did April Davis marry Derrick Lewis?

April Davis married Derrick Lewis on the 17th of June, 2017.

Where did April Davis marry Derrick Lewis?

April Davis married Derrick Lewis in Honolulu, Hawaii.

How many children does April Davis have?

April Davis has three children – two sons and a daughter.

How did April Davis meet Derrick Lewis?

April Davis met Derrick Lewis through Lewis’ cousin Kendrick.

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