Miocic seeks his fifth profitable protection of the heavyweight title when he as soon as once more faces Ngannou. The two initially fought at UFC 220 on Jan. 20, 2018. At that event, Miocic utilized his wrestling to get a a single-sided decision more than Ngannou and established the report for most consecutive successful UFC heavyweight championship defenses (3).
The very pleased Ohioan moved on to a feud with Daniel Cormier, getting rid of the title to “DC” in their to start with conference prior to rebounding with consecutive wins more than Cormier to regain the belt and earn their trilogy.
Ngannou rose back to the prime of the contenders’ rankings on the toughness of 4 straight knockout victories around Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, and Curtis Blaydes. None of those opponents lasted for a longer period than 71 seconds with “The Predator.”
UFC 260 can take spot at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The preliminaries and pay back-for every-view will be broadcast on ESPN+.