We have a date for arguably the most anticipated rematch in UFC heavyweight history.
At the UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar submit-struggle press convention, Dana White verified that Francis Ngannou’s wait around is above and that he will have his 2nd crack at Stipe Miocic’s globe heavyweight championship at UFC 260 on March 27. Ngannou’s tolerance was at its stop as he waiting to master when he would be ready to not only get one more planet title shot but have a different battle in typical. Ngannou and the relaxation of the planet now know accurately when that will be.
The very first time Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou confronted off, Miocic was ready to use his wrestling to make it a a person-sided affair and generate a shutout final decision victory more than Ngannou. This was Miocic’s report-breaking third profitable title defense in the heavyweight division.
Miocic would drop the title in his subsequent combat to Daniel Cormier, only to rally again to gain the up coming two fights and be declared the victor of the trilogy. Miocic will now glance to rebuild a new streak of title defenses at UFC 260, or if unsuccessful, this bout could provide as the sequel of a next trilogy for the most achieved heavyweight in UFC heritage.
Francis Ngannou has set in the do the job to get back again to this place of difficult for a entire world title. Soon after his decline to Miocic, Ngannou had one more setback when he misplaced to Derrick Lewis via unanimous determination at UFC 226. Lovers commenced to question if the Predator who crushed everything and everybody in his route in minutes was a detail of the earlier.
Francis Ngannou would settle individuals uncertainties with four consecutive knockouts beneath 1:30 minutes in excess of significant-amount fighters Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, Curtis Blaydes, and most recently, Jairzhino Rozenstruik. At UFC 260, Ngannou will look to add Stipe Miocic’s title on that record and get again the loss that haunts him most in the system.
The present lineup for UFC 260 consists of:
UFC Entire world Heavyweight Championship Bout: Stipe Miocic © vs. Francis Ngannou
UFC Featherweight Championship Bout: Alexander Volkanovski © vs. Brian Ortega
Who usually takes the rematch? Stipe Miocic or Francis Ngannou?