Francis Ngannou has been waiting to defend his title, and after bickering and rumblings on Twitter about a possible fight with Jon Jones. It’s now been announced that Ngannou will be facing Interim Heavyweight Champion Ciryl Gane in a five round title unification bout at UFC 270 . The two fighters are quite familiar with each other as they use to be training partners in France
Ngannou Is coming off his first title win against former two time UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. Ngannou is on a five fight win streak all of which have come by knockout. Ngannou packs a powerful punch that is equivalent to being hit by a Ford Escort. Ngannou has an amazing story of perseverance and what you can achieve if you keep on trying from being a child laborer in a sand mine in his nativer Cameroon to Heavyweight Champion of the world.
Gane is undefeated and is coming off another win against Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 in August for The UFC Interim heavyweight title. Gane who only started his MMA career 3 years ago has a meteoric rise.
It is rumored that Israel Adesanya will also be defending his title at UFC 270. It is not known where UFC 270 will be held.
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