Greatest Battling Championship’s (UFC) 1st three spend-for every-check out (PPV) functions now have their headlining acts as Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier will headline UFC 257 on January 23. On top of that, UFC 258 will be headlined by Kamaru Usman defending his Welterweight title versus Gilbert Burns on Feb. 13 and UFC 259 is set to aspect a Light-weight Heavyweight title fight amongst Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya on March 6.
Now, UFC 260, which is predicted to go down sometime in April, may have it’s headlining act lined up. According to UFC President Dana White’s the latest feedback for the duration of a Q&A, the promotion is searching at booking a Heavyweight championship rematch concerning division king, Stipe Miocic, getting on Francis Ngannou, just one thirty day period later on than initially expected.
Miocic originally defended his belt from “The Predator” at UFC 220 in 2018 immediately after five rounds of back again-and-forth motion. Because then Stipe went on to lose, then get, and then defend his title versus Daniel Cormier in a trilogy of title fights.
As for Ngannou, given that coming up limited towards Miocic, he’s long gone on to rack up an remarkable 4-1 mark which includes profitable his past four outings all through first spherical knockout. In simple fact, all those victories took less than three minutes put together to get hold of, which is why the challenging-hitting major man has been very vocal about the time it is taking the promotion to get matters rolling with Miocic. Ought to the struggle come to move, it will have been 11 months considering the fact that the previous time “The Predator” competed.
Of program, the winner of this title battle is envisioned to protect the 265-pound title from former Gentle Heavyweight winner, Jon Jones.