Opposed on Saturday in opposition to Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Ciryl Gane will play his first headlining combat at a UFC night time. Proof of the rise of the French MMA fighter who, nonetheless 7 years in the past, was not at all in fight sports activities.
“I am a spectator of my life.” When he talks about his complete story, the native of La Roche-sur-Yon additionally appears shocked. But beware, he’s shocked, however proud and blissful. It should be stated that nothing predestined Ciryl Gane to turn out to be one of the finest MMA fighters on the planet.
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Unbeaten in seven fights on this sport now licensed in France (since 2020) and in 4 clashes in the octagons of the UFC, the most prestigious league on the planet, Ciryl Gane is a UFO. The 30-year-old made his MMA debut in 2018 at the age of 28 when others have been there for 15 years. Before that, he was in Muay Thai, to this point nothing irregular. Except that he solely did… 4 years. Indeed, he got here to the rings of Thai boxing in 2014, pushed by a good friend.
In fight sports activities since 2014
Before that, Ciryl Gane first examined a number of sports activities. And usually with success however with out actually having the want to make a profession of it. Football, basketball, athletics and even rugby, the man nicknamed “Bon Gamin” – the title of a collective based with associates that he additionally has a tattoo on his thigh – has concerned in a number of sports activities. “I always knew I could make a living from sport,” he admits. I had amenities every time I began a sport however then I did not have the click on and the want to go even additional. ” The click on, it’ll have in fight sports activities subsequently. And but, the Vendéen isn’t a fundamental brawler. “I’m a sentimentalist,” he jokes.
The Arena episode with Ciryl Gane
In any case, in a short time, the heavyweight with the communicative smile, holder of a BTS obtained at the Edouard-Branly highschool in La Roche-sur-Yon and who joined the capital for his research, will handle to assimilate the strategies of fight and chained the triumphs to beat particularly one of the finest of the “Thai”, Yassine Boughanem. And after 7 victories, he’ll be a part of the octagon after a take a look at and the assembly with Fernand Lopez at MMA. A gathering that may change every part. The coach will make him what he’s as we speak: one of the finest on the planet.
And on this self-discipline, now licensed in France (since 2020), Ciryl Gane appears in any case completely fulfilled. He, who likes to mix efficiency and the cerebral, likes to coach and combat. “MMA is the most developed combat sport. We are facing a person who will be able to either fight, box, or kick, be strong on the ground, etc. We are really on a problem to solve, ”he explains to us.
And it’s now a large equation which presents itself to him with the world quantity 3. If he had been to beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik, he will even be “one or two fights” away from a world probability. It’s as much as “Bon Gamin” to proceed writing its lovely story.
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