Former heavyweight challenger wants interim title

Former UFC interim heavyweight title holder Ciryl Gane is set to take on Tai Tuivasa in the main event of UFC Paris at the Accor Arena in Paris, France on September 3rd, 2022. Gane was seen as a legitimate threat to heavyweight king Francis Ngannou when they collided in January of this year. Unfortunately for … Read more

Ciryl Gane says no bad blood with Francis Ngannou ahead of UFC 270

There have been varying reports about the potential animosity between UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane and the undisputed champion Francis Ngannou. The pair were training partners and at one point in the buildup to their clash this Saturday night at UFC 270 each has publicly stated they got the better of the other in … Read more

UFC 270 main event odds are surprisingly skewed

Interim champ vs undisputed champ. A tale as old as time. Boy meets belt, belt meets boy, belt doesn’t get defended quickly enough or uncle Dana needs to sell more tickets so a division steward must be decided. Interim champions make sense when there is a possibility that the reigning champion may not be able … Read more

Ngannou’s manager says UFC not returning communications

If this is true – just wow. Francis Ngannou is two things. UFC heavyweight champion and a scary, scary man. He’s probably the most marketable champion (if done right) on the roster in terms of selling fights, with the right opponents. He’s a charismatic knockout artist with international appeal aka a teddy bear with a … Read more