The heavyweight UFC title goes on the line this weekend with former training partners Francis Ngannou and Cyril Gane meeting in the main event of UFC 270.
Ngannou (16-3) has had quite a run, defeating Curtis Blaydes, Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, and Jairzinho Rozenstruik before finally capturing the UFC gold with a knock-out against Stipe Miocic. Standing on the other side of the cage will be 31-year-old Gane (10-0) who has yet to taste defeat in his pro career. His last four wins have come against Junior dos Santos, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alexander Volkov, and most recently against Derrick Lewis.
It’s the challenger that comes into the bout the favourite, paying 1.69 for the win according to Unibet; compared to Ngannou who is at 2.20 at the time of publishing.
A flyweight title bout between champion Brandon Moreno (19-5-2) and Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1), will also feature on the card.
How to watch Ngannou vs Gane in Australia?
The heavyweight title fight will be a pay-per-view event, with the main card streaming on Mainevent, Kayo, and UFC Fight Pass in Australia for AU$54.95
The preliminary card will be broadcast live on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN 2 while the earlier prelims exclusive on UFC Fight Pass.
What time will Francis Ngannou vs Ciryl Gane take place in Australia?
The bout will take place out of the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with the main card scheduled to begin at 2pm AEDT.
The preliminary card commences at midday AEDT with the early prelims scheduled for 10:00am AEDT.
Main Card (Mainevent / Kayo / UFC Fight Pass PPV) – 2pm AEDT
- Francis Ngannou (c) vs. Ciryl Gane – UFC heavyweight title
- Brandon Moreno (c) vs. Deiveson Figueiredo – UFC flyweight title
- Michel Pereira vs. Andre Fialho
- Cody Stamann vs. Said Nurmagomedov
Preliminary Card (ESPN 1/UFC Fight Pass) – 12pm AEDT
- Rodolfo Vieira vs. Wellington Turman
- Raoni Barcelos vs. Victor Henry
- Ilia Topuria vs. Charles Jourdain
- Jack Della Maddalena vs. Pete Rodriguez
Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass) – 10:00am AEDT
- Tony Gravely vs. Saimon Oliveira
- Michael Morales vs. Trevin Giles
- Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez
- Matt Frevola vs. Genaro Valdez
- Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Kay Hansen
Times are Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (NSW/VIC)
Last Updated: 19 January 2021