Ciryl Gane holds the #3 position in the UFC heavyweight rankings. Now, 'Bon Gamin' will step inside the octagon against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30. Ahead of this heavyweight clash, let's take a look at Gane's MMA journey in the UFC.
Gane made his professional debut against Bobby Sullivan on August 2, 2018, at the 'TKO' MMA promotion, which he won via submission (front choke) to become the TKO Heavyweight Champion. He then successfully defended his title twice in 'TKO' before joining the UFC.
Gane made his UFC debut on August 10, 2019, against Raphael Pessoa. He claimed a spectacular first-round submission (arm-triangle choke) victory in his UFC debut.
'Bon Gamin' fought Don'Tale Mayes in his second UFC fight. He won the fight via submission (heel hook) in the third round, which earned him the 'Performance of the Night' bonus.
'Bon Gamin' defeated the former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, via TKO in the second round at UFC 256.
Gane controlled the entire fight through his kicks, punches, and take-down attempts. In the end, 'Bon Gamin' claimed a spectacular unanimous decision victory over Rozenstruik.