Everything you need to know about the first UFC pay-per-view of the year
Ngannou (16-3), widely considered to be the greatest power-puncher in UFC history, has achieved 10 of his 11 wins in the promotion via knockout or TKO, with the other coming via submission.
In his most recent bout, the French-Cameroonian took the heavyweight belt from Stipe Miocic in March, knocking out the American to avenge a humbling decision defeat from 2018. Gane (10-0), pendant ce temps, fought and won three times in 2021, the last of those victories seeing the Frenchman claim the interim title by stopping Derrick Lewis.
In the co-main event of UFC 270, Brandon Moreno defends his flyweight belt against Deiveson Figueiredo in a trilogy bout. Mexican Moreno fought then-champion Figueiredo to a draw in December 2020, avant que submitting the Brazilian to take his title en juin.
Here’s all you need to know about UFC 270.
UFC 270 will take place on Saturday 22 January at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
The early prelims are scheduled to begin at 12am GMT on Sunday morning (Saturday 4pm PT, 6CT de l'après-midi, 7pm ET), with the prelims following at 1am GMT (5après-midi HP, 7CT de l'après-midi, 8pm ET).
The main card then takes place at 3am GMT (7après-midi HP, 9CT de l'après-midi, 10pm ET).
Comment puis-je le regarder?
La carte sera diffusée en direct sur BT Sport au Royaume-Uni, avec l'application et le site Web du diffuseur diffusant également les combats.
Aux Etats-Unis, ESPN + diffusera l'action en direct, tout comme le Fight Pass de l'UFC.
Francis Ngannou (C) vs Ciryl Gane (IC) (heavyweight title)
Brandon Moreno (C) vs Deiveson Figueiredo (flyweight title)
Michel Pereira vs Andre Fialho (poids welter)
Cody Stamann vs Said Nurmagomedov (poids coq)
Trevin Giles vs Michael Morales (poids welter)
Raoni Barcelos vs Victor Henry (poids coq)
Jack Della Maddalena def. Pete Rodriguez via first-round TKO (grèves, 2:59)
Tony Gravely def. Saimon Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Matt Frevola def. Genaro Valdez via first-round TKO (grèves, 3:15)
Vanessa Demopoulos def. Silvana Gomez Juarez via first-round submission (armbar, 2:25)
Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Kay Hansen via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)