Francis Ngannou defeated Stipe Miocic for the UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 260 earlier in the year. After that, a lot of drama ensued as he never got to fight Jon Jones. It seems Ngannou is confident about his chances against Cyril Gane.
The main event of UFC 265 saw Ciryl Gane square off against Derrick Lewis for the Interim UFC Heavyweight Title. Ciryl Gane put on the performance of a lifetime as he defeated Derric Lewis via TKO in the third round to win the interim heavyweight title at UFC 265. He is now 10-0 in the UFC and is set to face off against Francis Ngannou.
It is interesting to note that Ciryl Gane and Francis Ngannou are actually former teammates. It was also recently confirmed that Ngannou will defend his title against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 on January 22nd.
While speaking on his Youtube Channel, Francis Ngannou talked about his upcoming fight against Ciryl Gane. Ngannou made it clear that he is confident about stopping Gane’s momentum for good.
”He’s good, he’s talented that’s for sure and that’s the reason why he’s there, where he’s at. Right now? I’m just better man, I’m just the man that’s gonna stop the hype, and I can’t wait to get to this fight because what’s really um, funny about this? Everybody that talk about this fight hype him up.”
It remains to be seen whether Francis Ngannou will be able to defeat Ciryl Gane next year as it is certainly one of the most highly anticipated UFC fights in recent memory.
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