Sport UFC 270 preview with Anthony Smith: Is Ngannou vs. Gane the biggest heavyweight fight ever?
UFC on ESPN 32 results: Jake Collier runs through Chase Sherman for quick finish
prepared for a firefight against , but the bout was over in less than three minutes. At UFC on ESPN 32, Collier (13-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC) submitted Sherman (15-9 MMA, 3-8 UFC) via rear-naked choke at 2:26 of Round 1. The heavyweight bout was the card's co-main…At UFC on ESPN 32, Collier (13-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC) submitted Sherman (15-9 MMA, 3-8 UFC) via rear-naked choke at 2:26 of Round 1. The heavyweight bout was the card’s co-main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. It aired on ESPN.
ANAHEIM, Calif. –goes down Saturday, and the promotion is putting on two intriguing championship fights to kick off its 2022 pay-per-view schedule.
Much of the focus, of course, is on the main event between heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou (16-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) and interim titleholder Ciryl Gane (10-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC), but the co-main event flyweight trilogy fight between Brandon Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) and Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) is getting its fair share of attention, too.
UFC 270 takes place at Honda Center. The pay-per-view main card follows prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane odds, predictions, betting trends for UFC 270
Francis Ngannou will make his first defense of his UFC heavyweight championship against the undefeated interim champion Ciryl Gane in the main event of UFC 270 and Sporting News aims to assist you with all of your betting needs.Ngannou makes his return to action nearly a year after dethroning Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 and will see a familiar face across the cage in the form of his former sparring partner Gane. The heavy-handed Ngannou has torn through his last five opponents with no opponent lasting more than two rounds. But he'll be facing an opponent who has yet to taste defeat as a professional mixed martial artist.
To get insight into all the storylines around Ngannou vs. Gane and Moreno vs. Figueiredo watch the video above as MMA Junkie senior reporter Mike Bohn and UFC light heavyweight contender/ESPN analyst Anthony Smith preview the event.MORE:
UFC 270: Francis Ngannou overcomes adversity to beat Cyril Gane to retain heavyweight title .
It wasn't the way most expected, but Francis Ngannou remains the champion.He entered the fight in a contract dispute with the UFC and has been publicly feuding with company president Dana White. After two rounds, Ngannou was either down both or it was even.