Venue: Honda Center, City: Anaheim, California, United States,
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2022
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
|Heavyweight||Francis Ngannou(c)||def.||Ciryl Gane (ic)||Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 49–46)||5||5:00|
|Flyweight||Deiveson Figueiredo||def.||Brandon Moreno (c)||Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 48–47)||5||5:00|
|Welterweight||Michel Pereira||def.||André Fialho||Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Bantamweight||Said Nurmagomedov||def.||Cody Stamann||Submission (guillotine choke)||1||0:47|
|Welterweight||Michael Morales||def.||Trevin Giles||TKO (punches)||1||4:06|
|Preliminary card (ESPN / ESPN+)|
|Bantamweight||Victor Henry||def.||Raoni Barcelos||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Welterweight||Jack Della Maddalena||def.||Pete Rodriguez||TKO (punches)||1||2:59|
|Bantamweight||Tony Gravely||def.||Saimon Oliveira||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)||3||5:00|
|Lightweight||Matt Frevola||def.||Genaro Valdéz||TKO (punches)||1||3:15|
|Early preliminary card (ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)|
|Women's Strawweight||Vanessa Demopoulos||def.||Silvana Gómez Juárez||Submission (armbar)||1||2:25|
|Women's Flyweight||Jasmine Jasudavicius||def.||Kay Hansen||Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)||3||5:00|
UFC 270 main card results
Heavyweight: Francis Ngannou def. Ciryl Gane by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)
Flyweight: Deiveson Figueiredo def. Brandon Moreno by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
Welterweight: Michel Pereira def. André Fialho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bantamweight: Said Nurmagomedov def. Cody Stamann by submission (guillotine) at 0:47 of R1
Welterweight: Michael Morales def. Trevin Giles by TKO (punches) at 4:06 of R1
UFC 270 preliminary card results
Bantamweight: Victor Henry def. Raoni Barcelos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Welterweight: Jack Della Maddalena def. Pete Rodriguez by TKO (punches) at 2:59 of R1:
Bantamweight: Tony Gravely def. Saimon Oliveira by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight: Matt Frevola def. Genaro Valdéz by TKO (punches) at 3:15 of R1:
UFC 270 early prelims results
Strawweight: Vanessa Demopoulos def. Silvana Gómez Juárez by submission (armbar) at 2:25 of R1
Flyweight: Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Kay Hansen by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
*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.