Struggle followers can now take a behind-the-scenes have a look at Francis Ngannou’s current knockout win over UFC Heavyweight kingpin, Stipe Miocic, with the discharge of UFC 260’s “The Thrill and Agony” video.
UFC 260 befell on March 27, 2021, reside on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV), that includes a Heavyweight rematch between Miocic and Ngannou in the principle occasion. Miocic — who hoped to defend his belt for a record-setting fourth time — had defeated Ngannou through choice again in 2018. It took Ngannou all this time to work his approach again into one other title struggle and “Predator” definitely made essentially the most of it.
After pacing himself within the first spherical and even mixing in some strong takedown protection, Ngannou actually took it to Miocic within the second stanza. The monstrous finisher caught the champion with a brief left hook that put Miocic down for the depend. Ngannou landed one brutal insurance coverage shot earlier than the bout was referred to as and “Predator” was awarded the undisputed Heavyweight champion (watch highlights HERE).
UFC 260’s PPV important card additionally featured a co-main occasion conflict between former UFC Welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, and surging contender Vicente Luque. After a loopy back-and-forth to begin the struggle it was Luque who landed the extra significant punches earlier than choking out “Chosen One” late into the primary.
You possibly can try all of UFC 260’s behind-the-scenes motion within the above video participant courtesy of UFC.
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