Ciryl Gane, winner of Alexander Volkov final weekend, will face Derrick Lewis on August 7 for the interim UFC heavyweight belt.
A primary probability to depart its mark on the distinguished MMA league. The native of La Roche sur Yon, 9 profession victories together with 6 within the UFC, no defeat, could have the prospect to face the world quantity 2 in Houston.
– ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 28, 2021
It was UFC boss Dana White who confirmed the information to ESPN on Monday evening earlier than Ciryl Gane coach Fernand Lopez additionally relayed the announcement.
In case of victory against the American, “Bon Gamin” will most likely have the prospect to face Francis Ngannou, the undisputed heavyweight champion. The Cameroonian was initially supposed to face Derrick Lewis however ultimately the deal didn’t fall. And so the UFC determined to schedule Lewis against Gane.
Before desirous about it, the French, quantity 3 heavyweight, could have to listen to the American who will play at residence throughout this UFC 265. Especially because the public will probably be in power.
The full interview with Ciryl Gane within the Arena Podcast