For the second time in historical past, and after Cheik Kongo, a Frenchman will battle in foremost occasion throughout a UFC Fight Night, and it is on the evening of Saturday February 27 to Sunday February 28 on RMC Sport. Ciryl Gané faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik within the heavyweight class, for a battle that guarantees to be spectacular!
The premier class of the UFC, heavyweights (between 93 and 120 kilos), is barely recovering from the nasty KO inflicted by Derrick Lewis (2nd within the standings) on Curtis Blaydes (third) final week, than a brand new shock is already rising this Saturday, with the French Gané, presently seventh, who challenges the Surinamese with the primary title of Brazilian soccer participant, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, 4th. In case of victory, he would come significantly nearer to the title …
As an epic battle looms on March 27 on RMC Sport, with the revenge Miocic, defending champion, in opposition to Ngannou, 1st within the class, the primary outisder is presently Derrick Lewis. But the winner of Gané-Rozenstruik would even have a punch to play as an underdog within the coming months. This is why the strain is at its most for this nice battle, which Gané nonetheless appears to strategy with numerous confidence. Unbeaten, with 4 victories by KO since his arrival within the class, he’s thought-about as favourite by the bookmakers … and even by his opponent, who has been very laudatory in direction of him. A technique to put him to sleep slightly earlier than the battle?
Perhaps because of Conor McGregor and his trash talk which generally made UFC press conferences seem like wrestling bouts, wrestlers are extra used to slamming one another, not candy phrases earlier than their bouts. However, the Surinamese Jairzinho Rozenstruik advised the positioning Mma junkie all his admiration for Ciryl Gané:
“I think he’s a good fighter, he’s phenomenal. He does his thing, wins his fights, so he has my respect.”
Respect is one factor, however Ciryl Gané, thought-about the perfect promise within the class proper now, actually does not count on Rozenstruik to take punches with a smile. Especially since he additionally warned his opponent in an interview this time granted to MMA Fighting :
“He’s the favourite. Everyone thinks he has an excellent probability in opposition to me, and now it is my flip to show them incorrect and go on the market and shoot him. Do what I do. Must do.”
The tone is set, and the blows will also be on the night from Saturday to Sunday, during a new UFC Fight Night which promises to be as intense as ever, with 12 à la carte fights, including a very promising Munhoz VS. Rivera in the bantamweight category, a fight between the 8th and 9th in the category. Perfect for warming up before the main event, and this new challenge that awaits Ciryl Gané, the one everyone nicknamed “Bon Gamin”. Well, possibly not his opponents …
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