UFC Fight Night Results: Ciryl Gane Delivers For All Of France
Former interim UFC heavyweight champion and France native Ciryl Gane scored a big-time victory at UFC Fight Night Saturday.
Ciryl Gane had the ultimate homecoming at UFC Fight Night Saturday.
Gane, a native of France, scored a third round knockout of Tai Tuivasa in the first-ever UFC card to be held in the country. The event took place from the Accor Arena in Paris.
A former interim UFC heavyweight champion, Gane made sure to be remembered for his skills inside the Octagon. He connected on the game Tuivasa, ending the fight with under a minute to go in the round.
The co-main event saw former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker pick up a decision over Marvin Vettori.
Nassourdine Imavov, Roman Kopylov, William Gomis and Nathaniel Wood were all main card winners.
Gane and Tuivasa earned “Fight of the Night” honors, with Abus Magomedov and Benoit Saint-Denis claiming “Performance of the Night” bonuses. All four received an additional $50,000.
UFC Fight Night Results
Ciryl Gane def. Tai Tuivasa via KO (strike) at 4:23 of Round 3
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Robert Whittaker def. Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision
Nassourdine Imavov def. Joaquin Buckley via unanimous decision
Roman Kopylov def. Alessio Di Chirico via KO (strike) at 1:09 of Round 3
William Gomis def. Jarno Errens via majority decision
Nathaniel Wood def. Charles Jourdain via unanimous decision
Abus Magomedov def. Dustin Stoltzfus via TKO (strikes) at :19 of Round 1
Nasrat Haqparast def. John Makdessi via unanimous decision
Fares Ziam def. Michal Figlak via unanimous decision
Benoit Saint-Denis def. Gabriel Miranda via TKO (strikes) at :16 of Round 2
Cristian Quinonez def. Khalid Taha via TKO (strikes) at 3:15 of Round 1
Stephanie Egger def. Ailin Perez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:54 of Round 2