We finally had to wait just a few days to formally study the title of the subsequent opponent of Ciryl Gane. From August 7, the 31-year-old Vendée, world No. 3 and Freshly winner of Russian Alexander Volkov world No.5 this weekend in Las Vegas by unanimous decision will go up in the octagon. Facing him, Derrick Lewis (36, 25-7). And not the defending champion, Francis Ngannou.
COMPLETELY CRAZY ????
?? He will face Derrick Lewis for the interim UFC title. ?? ??
– MMA FACTORY PARIS (@mmafactory_fr) June 28, 2021
Except that despite the fact that the native of La Roche-sur-Yon doesn’t face the Cameroonian, holder of the belt since final March, he can however grow to be the first French to carry the title of champion this summer season. Indeed, Dana White, the president of the UFC, and Fernand Lopez, the coach of Ciryl Gane, have confirmed that there can be an interim heavyweight world champion’s belt put into play during this duel between
Good Kid and the world’s No. 2 American.
In reality, the winner of this battle will in all probability additionally win the proper to problem Francis
The Predator Ngannou, true undisputed holder of the belt. He was additionally the one who needed to battle Derrick
The Beast Lewis, initially August 7. But the numerous events did not discover a contractual settlement. What displeased Dana White, who then gave rise to this concept of an interim belt.
2018: I meet @ciryl_gane, who then needs to take up MMA.
August 2021: Bon Gamin will battle for the UFC interim belt.
Seize alternatives, work laborious, encompass your self with the proper folks, and trust. pic.twitter.com/zzvF2VOGDf
– Fernand Lopez (@fernandlopez) June 28, 2021
For Ciryl Gane (31, 9-0), that does not change something. A victory for the undefeated Vendéen would enable him to increase his unbeaten streak, and get a bit nearer to the high in his class. But watch out for the lure! Because the Yonnais could have little or no time to arrange. And UFC 265 will happen in Houston, residence of Texan Lewis.
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