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Video: UFC releases official trailer for UFC 265 ‘Lewis vs Gane’ PPV on Aug. 7 in Houston

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While it’s not the fight most fans expected, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Heavyweight title will be up for grabs at UFC 265 on Aug. 7, 2021 with Derrick Lewis battles Ciryl Gane in Houston, Texas.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE DIP! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Phoenix, Ariz., on Sat., May 7, 2022, with a blockbuster championship doubleheader. Headlining the pay-per-view (PPV) event will be Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, seeking to defend his title against No. 1-ranked contender, Justin Gaethje. In UFC 274’s co-main event, women’s Strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, looks to avenge her loss against No. 2-seeded, Carla Esparza. And top-ranked Lightweight contenders collide when Michael Chandler (No. 5) locks horns with Tony Ferguson (No. 7) in a fan-friendly 155-pound clash for the ages.

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The fight came to be after the promotion couldn’t lock down a rematch between current champion Francis Ngannou and Lewis. That lead to some friction between the Ngannou camp and White. Nevertheless, Ngannou will be able to defend his belt, but not after “Black Beast” and Gane do the dance. Or unless Jon Jones and UFC play nice.

Ahead of the big man matchup, the promotion has unveiled a video trailer which also focuses on the co-main event, a women’s Bantamweight title fight between division queen, Amanda Nunes, taking on No. 1 contender Julianna Pena.

The card will also feature a stellar Bantamweight scrap between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz, while Michael Chiesa battles Vicente Luque in a pivotal fight in the stacked Welterweight division.

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