Derrick Lewis put Curtis Blaydes away at the UFC’s Apex Facility for the UFC Vegas 19 event. Then he had a very familar taunt after that KO win. Lewis threw down a few DX crotch chops, and Triple H noticed.

Ariel Helwani replied to a video of Lewis by saying: “I wasn’t expecting Derrick to break out the multiple DX chops.” It was a bit of a surprise to see.

Triple H, who holds a WWE Hall of Fame ring for being a part of DX, replied and broke it down a bit as to why Lewis fits the bill to throw such an iconic gesture.

@thebeast_ufc …


@ufc heavyweight …

@wwe taunt expert.

#knockout #congrats

We’ll have to see if Derrick Lewis picks up the phone if WWE calls him. That DX crotch chop could have meant several things. If anything, it’s always a great taunt. He also threw down the Undertaker’s throat slashing gesture while he was at it. It appeared as though he threw in a little bit of Randy Orton, too.

In the meantime, Lewis will keep waiting for that fight against Overeem. Check out the clip below!

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