UFC 270 fight times tonight
Ngannou is 16-3 in professional mixed martial arts and 11-2 in the UFC, with all of his wins in the promotion coming via stoppage – 10 by knockout/TKO and one by submission. In his last outing, the French-Cameroonian avenged a 2018 decision loss to Stipe Miocic by knocking out the American to take his heavyweight title in March.
Meanwhile, Gane (10-0) is more known for his speed and technicality than power, and he utilised those attributes to go 3-0 in 2021 – the last of those victories seeing the Frenchman stop Derrick Lewis to become interim champion.
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, before submitting the Brazilian to take his title in June.
Here’s all you need to know about UFC 270.
When is it?
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, 6pm CT, 7pm ET), with the prelims following at 1am GMT (5pm PT, 7pm CT, 8pm ET).
The main card then takes place at 3am GMT (7pm PT, 9pm CT, 10pm ET).
How can I watch it?
The card will air live on BT Sport in the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and website also streaming the fights.
In the US, ESPN+ will stream the action live, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.
Francis Ngannou (C) vs Ciryl Gane (IC) (heavyweight title)
Brandon Moreno (C) vs Deiveson Figueiredo (flyweight title)
Michel Pereira vs Andre Fialho (welterweight)
Cody Stamann vs Said Nurmagomedov (bantamweight)
Trevin Giles vs Michael Morales (welterweight)
Raoni Barcelos vs Victor Henry (bantamweight)
Jack Della Maddalena def. Pete Rodriguez via first-round TKO (strikes, 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 (strikes, 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)