Blaydes, 29, is one of the very best Heavyweights in the world, and he’s already handled a fair number of the division’s top contenders. Were it not for Francis Ngannou and his absurd ability to punch through metal, “Razor” would be undefeated inside the Octagon, clearly the frontrunner to take the title.Feb 19, 2021
“I’ve had my speech impediment since … all my life,” Blaydes told The Post over the phone Wednesday. “All I can remember, I [have] had a speech impediment. So it doesn’t have anything to do with getting hit in the head or CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) or anything like that.”Feb 18, 2021
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Curtis Blaydes is keeping his head up after a brutal knockout loss to Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC Vegas 19. The UFC heavyweight was optimistic in a statement released Tuesday on his Instagram story, writing “sometimes you’re the hammer and sometimes you’re the nail.”Feb 23, 2021
A heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and former UFC Heavyweight Championship challenger Derrick Lewis headlined this event. They were initially scheduled to serve as the headliner for UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Clark in November, but the contest was scrapped due to Blaydes testing positive for COVID-19.