Jan 22 2022
Saturday

Honda Center, Anaheim, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
15-3-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 49-46
  • 48-47
  • 48-47
UD 5
10-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Heavyweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
34
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm

Tape record

Form
15
Wins
10
11
By KO
4
73
KO%
40
4
By SUB
3
27
SUB%
30
3
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2018
18
Bouts
10
29
Rounds
26
1 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 1 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
3

Francis NGannou vs Ciryl Gane report

Who won Ngannou vs Gane?

Francis NGannou beat Ciryl Gane by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 270, on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Honda Center in Anaheim.

The scorecards were announced as 49-46, 48-47, 48-47 in favor of the winner Francis NGannou.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Heavyweight championship.

Ngannou vs Gane stats

Francis NGannou stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Ciryl Gane made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Francis NGannou's UFC record stood at 12-2-0, while Ciryl Gane's came in at 9-2-0.

The stats suggested N'Gannou had a massive power advantage over Gane, boasting a 73% knock out percentage over Gane's 40%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gane had a slight advantage over N'Gannou, with a 30% submission rate over N'Gannou's 27%.

Francis NGannou was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.

N'Gannou was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Gane, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 36 to Gane's 37.

Ngannou vs Gane form

Francis NGannou had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.

Before that, he was victorious against Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

He had won against Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.

Activity check

N'Gannou's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Gane's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

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