Completed MMA Bout

Francis N'Gannou vs. Ciryl Gane

Main Event | UFC Heavyweight Championship | 265 lbs

Francis N'Gannou defeats Ciryl Gane via 5 Round Decision

Francis "The Predator" N'Gannou
Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane

N'Gannou
Decision
Round 5

Francis N'Gannou Ciryl Gane

"The Predator" "Bon Gamin"

16-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   10-0-0
Climbed to 17-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 10-1
+125 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -145 (Slight Favorite)
Champion   Title   Interim Champion
Cameroon   Nationality   France
Paris, France   Fighting out of   Vincennes, France
35 years, 4 months, 2 weeks, 3 days   Age at Fight   31 years, 9 months, 1 week, 3 days
257.0 lbs (116.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   247.0 lbs (112.0 kgs)
260.4 lbs (118.1 kgs)   Fight Day Weight   245.0 lbs (111.1 kgs)
3.4 lbs (1.5 kgs, +1%)   Weight Gain   -2.0 lbs (-0.9 kgs, -1%)
6'4" (193cm)   Height   6'4" (193cm)
83.0" (211cm)   Reach   83.0" (211cm)
Xtreme Couture   Gym   MMA Factory
UFC 270
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 270: N'Gannou vs. Gane
  • Date: Saturday 01.22.2022 at 07:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Honda Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Anaheim, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • N'Gannou Total Disclosed Pay: $600,000
  • Gane Total Disclosed Pay: $500,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by N'Gannou
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N'Gannou vs. Gane Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4605  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Gane
54%
N'Gannou
46%

Event Discussion

Baldric Eggling
Baldric Eggling

01.27.2022 | 10:30 PM ET

@Bongamin it's a fair point. But cumulative striking needs to have a visible interpretable role in showing dominance to the judges in such a way as to indicate it played a role, or would theoretically play a role in the fight drawing to close. The strikes Gane landed didn't really do anything. They had no immediate visible impact. If they had, they would have won him the rounds. It's also hard to ascribe them much value because if they had done something, Francis wouldn't have been able to pressure, and win the grappling exchanges. Simply put they didn't have any meaning in the sense they did not significantly contribute to Gane showing dominance. It's not so much that strikes count more than grappling; either of them can be interpreted to establishing dominance. It's just generally the case that striking tends to be the dominant factor in the scoring of the judges, probably because it's easier to see who did more in the capacity.

Even though Francis didn't do a lot on top, he displayed effective dominance through grappling. It was obviously the case that Gane was becoming exhausted due to top pressure, and was losing the grappling exchanges. He got reversed and controlled--although is he hadn't gone for that leglock it very well have could have been a different score on the cards.
MaxDai
MaxDai

04.04.2022 | 4:07 PM ET

No. I won. I predicted Francis Ngannou was gonna win and he won. :)

* Edited at 04.04.2022, 4:07 PM ET *

Taybazza04
Taybazza04

04.04.2022 | 8:15 PM ET

this was a late response lol

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