• Sat, Jan 22, 2022
Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane


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On Saturday, January 22 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, USA Francis «The Predator» Ngannou will meet Ciryl «Bon Gamin» Gane for UFC title in a 5-round heavyweight bout.

Francis Ngannou
Francis Ngannou
The Predator
Ciryl Gane
Ciryl Gane
Bon Gamin
Country CameroonCameroon
Batié, Cameroon
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Age 35 years 31 years
Pro 8 years 3 years
Height 6′ 4″ (193 cm) 6′ 5″ (196 cm)
Reach 83″ (211 cm) 82″ (209 cm)
Division heavyweight
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)


UFC (heavyweight)

UFC (Interim) (heavyweight)
Record 16 - 3 - 0
(12 KOs)
10 - 0 - 0
(4 KOs)
KOs 75% 40%
Inactive 301 days 168 days
Francis Ngannou won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, January 22 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.


The fight will be held at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Francis Ngannou versus Ciryl Gane?

  • ESPN+ (USA)

Ngannou vs. Gane Full Fight Highlights

Ngannou vs. Gane Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, January 22?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
heavyweight (265 lbs)Francis N'GannouCiryl GaneFor UFC tit.
flyweight (125 lbs)Brandon MorenoDeiveson FigueiredoFor UFC tit.
bantamweight (135 lbs)Cody StamannSaid Nurmagomedov
welterweight (170 lbs)Michel PereiraAndre Fialho
middleweight (185 lbs)Rodolfo VieiraWellington Turman
welterweight (170 lbs)Michael MoralesTrevin Giles
lightweight (155 lbs)Matt FrevolaGenaro Valdéz
bantamweight (135 lbs)Tony GravelySaimon Oliveira
flyweight (125 lbs)Jasmine JasudaviciusKay Hansen
bantamweight (135 lbs)Raoni BarcelosVictor Henry
strawweight (115 lbs)Vanessa DemopoulosSilvana Gómez Juárez
featherweight (145 lbs)Ilia TopuriaCharles Jourdain
welterweight (170 lbs)Jack Della MaddalenaPete Rodriguez
Francis «The Predator» Ngannou

Francis «The Predator» Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Ngannou has been performing for 8 years.

Francis was born in Batié, Cameroon, on September 5, 1986.
He currently resides in Paris, France.

Last fight

The last fight of Francis Ngannou took place on March 27, 2021 against Stipe MiocicStipe Miocic.
Ngannou won by knockout (KO).

Francis Ngannou vs. Stipe Miocic 

Francis Ngannou's last fight

First world title

On March 27, 2021 Francis Ngannou became the UFC heavyweight champion.
The Cameroonian defeated world champion Stipe Miocic.

And the new...

UFC World champion Francis Ngannou

UFC World champion Francis Ngannou

MMA record

  • Total fights: 19
  • Wins: 16
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by subm: 4
  • Wins by dec: 0
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 3
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Francis Ngannou have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-01-22 Ciryl Gane Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-03-27 Stipe Miocic Win
KO (Punch)
2020-05-09 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Win
KO (Punches)
2019-06-29 Junior dos Santos Win
TKO (Punches)
2019-02-17 Cain Velasquez Win
KO (Punches)
2018-11-24 Curtis Blaydes Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-07 Derrick Lewis Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-01-20 Stipe Miocic Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-12-02 Alistair Overeem Win
KO (Punch)
2017-01-28 Andrei Arlovski Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-12-09 Anthony Hamilton Win
Submission (Kimura)
2016-07-23 Bojan Mihajlovic Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-04-10 Curtis Blaydes Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2015-12-19 Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira Win
KO (Punch)
2015-05-28 William Baldutti Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-09-20 Luc Ngeleka Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2014-04-05 Nicolas Specq Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2014-04-05 Bilal Tahtahi Win
KO (Punch)
2013-12-14 Zoumana Cisse Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-11-30 Rachid Benzina Win
Submission (Armbar)

All Francis Ngannou's losses

Who all beat Francis Ngannou?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2018-07-07 Derrick Lewis Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-01-20 Stipe Miocic Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-12-14 Zoumana Cisse Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Francis «The Predator» Ngannou Highlights

Ciryl «Bon Gamin» Gane

Ciryl «Bon Gamin» Gane

Ciryl Gane is a French MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Gane has been performing for 3 years and remains unbeaten.

Ciryl was born in La Roche-sur-Yon, France, on May 6, 1990.
He currently resides in Paris, Ville de Paris, France.

Early life

Gane is of Guadeloupean descent through his father. His father Romain Gane was a bus driver, and footballer. As a youth, Ciryl played football and basketball.

Last fight

The last fight of Ciryl Gane took place on August 7, 2021 against Derrick LewisDerrick Lewis.
Gane won by technical knockout (TKO).

Ciryl Gane vs. Derrick Lewis 

Ciryl Gane's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 10
  • Wins: 10
  • Wins by KO: 4
  • Wins by subm: 3
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Ciryl Gane have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-09-02 Sergey Spivak Win
TKO (Punches)
2023-03-04 Jon Jones Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2022-09-03 Tai Tuivasa Win
KO (Punches)
2022-01-22 Francis Ngannou Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-08-07 Derrick Lewis Win
TKO (Punches)
2021-06-26 Alexander Volkov Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-02-27 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-12-12 Junior dos Santos Win
TKO (Elbow)
2019-12-21 Tanner Boser Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-26 Don'Tale Mayes Win
Submission (Heel Hook)
2019-08-10 Raphael Pessoa Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-05-24 Roggers Souza Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-09-21 Adam Dyczka Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-08-02 Bobby Sullivan Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)

All Ciryl Gane's losses

Ciryl Gane remains undefeated as a professional MMA artist.

Ciryl «Bon Gamin» Gane Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Gane to win: 1/2
  • Underdog
    Ngannou to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 19/1


Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Ngannou or Gane?

Ngannou and Gane are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Ciryl Gane will win by unanimous decision.

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