UFC president Dana White says the UFC is focusing on April for the rematch in between UFC heavyweight winner Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou.
White verified a number of months in the past that Ngannou was future in line to combat Miocic for the belt, and a March day was initially specific for the rematch concerning the two heavyweights. On the other hand, the day has been pushed back again after once more immediately after the advertising recently introduced Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya are heading UFC 259 in March, and the UFC is now concentrating on April for Miocic vs. Ngannou. White verified as a great deal in a recent Q&A with followers.
Dana says Stipe vs. Ngannou will possibly come about in April #AskDana
— Amy Kaplan (@PhotoAmy33) January 6, 2021
Dana White states Stipe vs. Ngannou will possibly come about in April #AskDana (h/t Amy Kaplan).
Miocic and Ngannou initially fulfilled back again at UFC 220 in January 2018. At the time, Ngannou appeared to be unstoppable coming off of an crazy KO earn over Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 and White granted him a title shot a thirty day period later to consider on the champion. But Miocic pulled off the upset acquire as he was in a position to evade Ngannou’s power pictures early in the combat only to use his grappling gain to choose the battle on the ground and wrestle Ngannou for a unanimous selection earn.
3 a long time afterwards and we are now established for the rematch involving Miocic and Ngannou in just a couple of limited months. Miocic is coming off of again-to-again wins about his rival Daniel Cormier to cement his position as the greatest UFC heavyweight of all time, although Ngannou has gained four straight fights by knockout to earn a further crack at the heavyweight belt. If the belt being on the line wasn’t significant enough stakes, the winner of Miocic vs. Ngannou 2 also appears likely to welcome UFC legend Jon Jones to the heavyweight division.
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