UFC 270:
Ngannou vs. Gane

Venue: Honda Center, City: Anaheim, California, United States,
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2022



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UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on January 22, 2022 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

The Las Vegas-based promotion confirmed the lineup in a release on Tuesday. UFC 270 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and is headlined by a heavyweight championship unification bout between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane. In the co-main event, Brandon Moreno will square off against Deiveison Figueiredo in a flyweight title trilogy. The main card airs on pay-per-view via ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

A UFC Flyweight Championship trilogy bout between current champion Brandon Moreno and former champion Deiveson Figueiredo is expected to take place at the event. The pairing first met at UFC 256 on December 12, 2020 which ended in a majority draw (Figueiredo retained the title). Their second meeting took place at UFC 263 on June 12, 2021 where Moreno captured the title by submission in the third round. The rematch was originally expected to take place at UFC 269 but was moved to this event.

Previously reported matchups that were confirmed included: Derek Brunson vs. Jared Cannonier at middleweight; Movsar Evloev vs. Ilia Topuria at featherweight and Greg Hardy vs. Alexey Oleynik at heavyweight.

Eight other matchups were also announced: Viviane Araujo vs. Alexa Grasso at flyweight; Kay Hansen vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius at flyweight; Trevin Giles vs. Michael Morales at welterweight; Tony Gravely vs. Saimon Oliveira at bantamweight; Cody Stamann vs. Said Nurmagomedov at bantamweight; Warlley Alves vs. Jack Della Maddalena at welterweight; Poliana Botelho vs. Ji Yeon Kim at flyweight; Matt Frevola vs. Genaro Valdez at lightweight and Rodolfo Vieira vs. Wellington Turman at middleweight.

 

 

Official Fight Card


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time
Heavyweight Francis Ngannou (c) vs. Ciryl Gane (ic)
Flyweight Brandon Moreno (c) vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
Middleweight Jared Cannonier vs. Derek Brunson
Heavyweight Greg Hardy vs. Alexey Oleynik
Bantamweight Cody Stamann vs. Said Nurmagomedov
Featherweight Movsar Evloev vs. Ilia Topuria
Women's Flyweight Poliana Botelho vs. Ji Yeon Kim
Welterweight Warlley Alves vs. Jack Della
Bantamweight Tony Gravely vs. Saimon Oliveira
Middleweight Rodolfo Vieira vs. Wellington Turman
Welterweight Trevin Giles vs. Michael Morales
Women's Flyweight Viviane Araújo vs. Alexa Grasso
Lightweight Matt Frevola vs. Genaro Valdez
Women's Flyweight Kay Hansen vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius

 

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*Fights labeled as "may not be broadcast" are scheduled to take place before the live broadcast begins. These pre-recorded fights are inserted into the broadcast if time permits. However, due to broadcast time constraints some of these undercard bouts may not be seen on a broadcast. These additional bout can be found as bonus footage on the event DVD.