FRANCIS NGANNOU remains the UFC heavyweight champion after former teammate Ciryl Gane’s brutal knockout.
The Predator witnessed Gane’s challenge to the fleet early Sunday morning at UFC 270 main event in Anaheim, California.
Ngannou, 34, marked his first title defense with a unanimous decision victory and kept his hopes of a showdown with WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury alive.
270 UFC results
Francis Ngannou def. Ciryl Gane adopts unanimous decision – 48-47, 48-47, 48-46
Deiveson Figueedlyo def. Brandon Moreno adopts unanimous decision – (48–47, 48–47, 48–47)
Michel Pereira objected. Andre Fialho adopts unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Nurmagomedov def said. Cody Stamann passed (guillotine) – Round 1 0:47
Michael Morales protested. Trevin Giles via TKO (punch) – Round 1, 4:05
Victor Henry objected. Raoni Barcelos adopts unanimous decision – (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jack Della Maddalena protested. Pete Rodriguez via TKO (punch) – Round 1, 2:59
Tony Gravely protested. Saimon Oliveira passed unanimous decision – (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Matt Frevola defeats Genaro Valdez via TKO (punch) – Round 1, 3:15
Vanessa Demopolous def. Silviana Gomez Suarez through submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:25
Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Kay Hansen adopts unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
OTHER FOLLOWING LESSONS
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/mma/8249449/ufc-270-results-francis-ngannou-ciryl-gane/ Francis Ngannou retains the heavyweight title with a decisive win over Ciryl Gane amid Tyson’s potential fury