Darren Stewart says he wants a rest now, but ask him again Monday


CHICAGO – Darren Stewart beat Bevon Lewis with a unanimous decision Saturday night on the preliminary card at UFC 238 in Chicago.

Take a look inside the fight with Stewart, got back in the win column after a loss this past November. He’s now won three of his past four.

Result: Darren Stewart def. Bevon Lewis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Updated records: Stewart (10-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC), Lewis (6-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC)
Key stat: Stewart won a decision for the first time since December 2015.

Stewart on the fight’s key moment

“Nothing surprised me (about Lewis). I knew he was going to try to take my legs out, so I took his legs out first. I made sure I was first to it. … There’s nothing he could give to me that I haven’t been through.”

Stewart on fans booing during the fight

“Back in the day, if I got booed it was very hard. I was like, ‘Oh, no. The crowd’s booing – let me react,’ and I’d do something stupid. I’ve improved as a fighter. My fight IQ has grown so much.”

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