Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will do battle at UFC 260 this weekend.
UFC heavyweight champion Miocic beat Ngannou in January 2018, claiming a unanimous resolution win at UFC 220.
Each fighters have been by loads since then and at the moment are able to conflict as soon as extra.
Miocic has confronted Daniel Cormier in an exciting triple-header over the previous few years, dropping his title earlier than reclaiming after which defending it.
Ngannou, in the meantime, has been on a positive run of four-straight KO victories and noticed off Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 final Could.
Now, MMA followers around the globe are wanting ahead to the Miocic vs Ngannou rematch and right here’s how one can catch it…
Miocic v Ngannou: The way to watch
- Struggle will headline UFC 260 on Saturday, March 26 and can happen on the UFC APEX Heart in Las Vegas
- For UK struggle followers, major occasion will begin at round 6am on Sunday morning
- It is not going to be a pay-per-view occasion within the UK and shall be proven on BT Sport 2 with their protection starting at midnight
- Will probably be stay streamed on BT Sport’s web site and app for subscribers
- EE cellular prospects will be capable to get a FREE three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150. You may then cancel the trial at any time
- The early prelims shall be proven on UFC’s Struggle Cross and within the US, all prelim bouts shall be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish
Miocic v Ngannou: On talkSPORT
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Miocic v Ngannou: Struggle card
Topic to vary
- MAIN EVENT: Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Francis Ngannou, Heavyweight
- Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque, Welterweight
- Sean O’Malley vs. Thomas Almeida, Bantamweight
- Khama Worthy vs. Jamie Mullarkey, Light-weight
- Alonzo Menifield vs. William Knight, Gentle Heavyweight
- Jessica Penne vs. Hannah Goldy, Girls’s Strawweight
- Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Jared Gooden, Welterweight
- Modestas Bukauskas vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk, Gentle Heavyweight
- Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick, Girls’s Flyweight
- Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Abu Azaitar, Middleweight
Miocic v Ngannou: What has been stated?
Stipe Miocic: “It received’t be nothing like the primary struggle as a result of he’s undoubtedly gotten higher and so have I. A number of issues are going to vary.
“I’m attempting to make it a extra one-sided struggle, and naturally attempt to finish it early, however he’s gotten higher. The person hits exhausting and it’s the heavyweight division so something can occur.
“He’s received an amazing coach and an amazing crew they usually’re undoubtedly working with him, making him higher. He’s undoubtedly gotten higher however so have I.
“I believe whoever implements their recreation plan the very best goes to win.
“He’s undoubtedly gotten higher however he’s additionally received that one issue that everybody thinks he hits exhausting and he does hit exhausting. You’ve simply received to be careful for it.
“I believe I’m a foul matchup for anybody.”
Francis Ngannou: “For the [first] Stipe struggle, I believe I rush for the primary spherical. Now I’m like, ‘Rattling, I had 5 rounds. Why ought to I rush and run out of fuel?’
“Taking a look at that struggle, I watch that struggle, I see the man appear to be me, however I don’t recognise myself as a result of it’s not the way in which that I struggle.
“I look again at different fights and it seems to be like two completely different individuals. The best way that I used to struggle I used to be sort of calm, I’d push the struggle and let myself get into struggle and if there’s a possibility — more often than not my opponent would be the first to assault.
“However this one I simply rushed in there. So I’m like, I ought to have calmed down.”