And new! Francis Ngannou KO’s Stipe Miocic 52 seconds into Spherical 2 of their heavyweight title conflict at UFC 260 to say the belt, touchdown a tough left to place Miocic on the bottom.
Miocic put his heavyweight title on the road within the highly-anticipated rematch towards Ngannou at UFC 260. Followers waited three years for the rematch, and each males placed on a battle we gained’t quickly neglect.
The lads entered the octagon, touched gloves and gave respect the place it was due.
Miocic began the battle with a single-leg kick. Ngannou fiercely took Miocic down and landed onerous punches from behind the champion. Miocic labored his means again to his toes however had but to land a single punch.
Ngannou claimed the primary spherical, having proven vital enhancements in all areas of MMA since his first battle with Miocic at UFC 220 in 2018.
The second spherical was over earlier than it actually started. Ngannou landed a tough left to Miocic’s jaw after the Ohioan rushed in. Ngannou pounced on the downed Miocic, placing the champ to sleep.
UFC 220: The First Combat
The pair first met at UFC 220 in 2018. Ngannou entered the Octagon with a 6-fight profitable streak, however he in the end misplaced by unanimous determination. Miocic used his expertise and wrestling and grappling expertise towards his opponent, often called the “Mike Tyson of MMA.”
Miocic took Ngannou down six occasions through the bout, dominating him every spherical. The battle took a few of Ngannou’s confidence away, so it will appear, when he stepped into the Octagon for his subsequent bout towards Derrick Lewis.
He misplaced the bout through unanimous determination, however he gained his subsequent three by means of first-round knockout. All three bouts lasted beneath three minutes mixed.
UFC 260: Francis Ngannou KO’s Stipe Miocic
Ngannou got here into UFC 260 with a slight benefit within the betting strains over Miocic regardless of shedding the primary battle.
Many individuals anxious that Ngannou lacked enchancment partly because of the fast knockouts in his most up-to-date wins. Miocic has confirmed himself as one of many best fighters within the historical past of the game. He is aware of how one can defend himself, he is aware of how one can wrestle and he can throw a fairly onerous punch himself.
Ngannou shook palms with UFC PresidentDana White after the bout. He expressed curiosity in making his first title protection towards former UFC gentle heavyweight champion Jon Jones.