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'You're the underdog': Dana White believes Francis Ngannou should focus on Ciryl Gane, not boxing

4 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

UFC president Dana White believes the heavyweight champion could be getting ahead of himself before the first pay-per-view event of the year.
Saturday evening at UFC 270 , Francis Ngannou will attempt to unify the heavyweight title when he takes on interim champion Ciryl Gane in the main event in Anaheim, Calif. In the lead up, Ngannou has publicly discussed his desire to change his contract situation with the UFC, which is currently set to expire at the conclusion of the fight with Gane.
Ngannou has expressed he would like his next contract to include the ability to compete in boxing...
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UFC 270 breakdown: Why Francis Ngannou will knock out Ciryl Gane

UFC 270 breakdown: Why Francis Ngannou will knock out Ciryl Gane

4 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC's top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 270 .
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Dan Hardy wouldn't be surprised if Ciryl Gane scores late stoppage of Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

Dan Hardy wouldn't be surprised if Ciryl Gane scores late stoppage of Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

4 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Dan Hardy can see Ciryl Gane dragging Francis Ngannou into the later rounds and finishing him at UFC 270 .
A title unification bout between undisputed champion Ngannou and interim champ Gane headlines Saturday's pay-per-view event in what is considered one of the biggest heavyweight fights in the promotion's history.
Ngannou has made quick work of the majority of his opponents, but if Gane can weather Ngannou's early storm, Hardy sees him taking over late.
“I wouldn't be surprised if we see Ciryl by a late stoppage,” Hardy told Submission Radio. “I think he's going to be able to frustrate...
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