UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis was arrested in Texas final Wednesday after allegedly driving a purple Lamborghini 136 mph in a 50-mph zone, in line with a number of studies.
Harris County court docket data present that Lewis, 38, was charged with misdemeanor reckless driving and was launched on a $100 bond.
Fox 26 in Houston reported, citing authorities, that Lewis allegedly swerved between lanes and that college buses had been on the highway in the course of the incident.
Lewis additionally allegedly handed a legislation enforcement officer whereas driving recklessly, according to ABC 13.
The arrest got here 10 days earlier than Lewis, who has probably the most knockouts in UFC historical past with 14, is scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday.
Lewis (27-11) is about to face Brazilian Jailton Almeida (19-2.)
Lewis most lately fought on July 29 at UFC 291, when he defeated Marcos Rogerio de Lima by TKO in 33 seconds.
That snapped a three-fight dropping streak.
Lewis has challenged for the UFC heavyweight title twice; he misplaced to then-champion Daniel Cormier by submission within the second spherical at UFC 230 on Nov. 3, 2018, and misplaced to Ciryl Gane by third-round TKO at UFC 265 on Aug. 7, 2021, in an interim title combat.
Lewis is scheduled to be again in court docket on Dec. 27.