Frances Ngannou and Cyril Jean squared off in the UFC 270 headline live from Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 22nd, making it Sunday, January 23rd in the UK and Australia. The contest featured a reigning heavyweight champion making the first defense of his belt against a provisional champ in a five-round unification of the title.
The pair went head to head and produced fireworks. In the end two judges scored the fight 48-47, while one judge scored 49-46, all in favor of the Predator.
With this victory, Francis Ngannou achieved the first successful defense of his belt, which he adopted against then-champion Stipe Miocic last March. He also improved to 17-3 and scored his sixth straight win.
Ciryl Gane is down to 10-1 and suffers the first defeat of his professional MMA career.
You can watch Francis Ngannou vs Ciryl Gane highlights the full fight video below.
Highlights of Ngannou vs Gane full fight
Provisional defending champion Cyril Jean of France makes his own octagon tour.
Here comes the hero Francis Njano from Cameroon.
it is time.
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