Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight title against Francis Ngannou in the UFC 260 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, going down later tonight (Sat., March 27, 2021) inside APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, a five-round battle that gives “The Predator” a second chance to dethrone the champ.
Miocic (20-3) dominated Ngannou (15-3) went they first went to war in the UFC 220 headliner back in early 2018, simply because “The Predator” — who built his career on early knockouts — had no answer for the champ’s wrestling-based attack.
Since they last met, Miocic went 2-1 in a trilogy opposite Daniel Cormier. As for Ngannou, he stumbled against Derrick Lewis his next time out before rediscovering his decapitating ways, laying waste to four straight opponents by violent KO.
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