Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: Dana White confirms cutting off ‘Predator’ amidst Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane update for UFC 285

Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: MMA news: UFC has officially released Francis Ngannou from its roster and the ‘Predator’ is now a free…

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Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: MMA news: UFC has officially released Francis Ngannou from its roster and the ‘Predator’ is now a free agent. This makes the heavyweight title vacant, for which Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane will now compete at the main event of UFC 285.

Dana White has confirmed Ngannou’s exit from the UFC, leaving the door open for other promotions to sign the former heavyweight champion. Follow UFC News Updates with InsideSport.IN.

Francis Ngannou has been a prolific figure in the UFC, who rose the ladders of success through spectacular knockouts. Having KO-ed Stipe Miocic, Cain Velasquez, Alistair Overeem, and many others in devastating fashion, Ngannou is currently one of the most feared fighters in the world.

He was rumored to be in talks to sign with the PFL MMA, where Jake Paul recently made a move and announced to host a separate PPV Category. Besides, the ex-UFC champion can also face a heavyweight boxer to begin witnessing multi-million paydays.

UFC will continue the heavyweight division with a potential Jones vs Gane super-fight, which will be Jon Jones’ return to action since facing Dominick Reyes in February 2020.

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Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: Jon Jones can fill in the superstar void

Jon Jones’ return to the UFC will be a treat to the fight fans. After wrecking the light heavyweight division as its all-time GOAT, Jones’ heavyweight move will put him against bigger opponents. It remains to be seen how well he performs against them.

Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: Dana White confirms news amidst Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane update for UFC 285

Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: Dana White confirms news amidst Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane update for UFC 285
Francis Ngannou leaves UFC: Dana White confirms news amidst Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane update for UFC 285

11-1 as a pro, Ciryl Gane has lost only to Frans Ngannou in his MMA career. He has bounced back from that defeat by knocking out Tai Tuivasa in September 2022. Now that Jon Jones seems to be his next opponent, the Frenchman is on the edge of earning his biggest legacy fight.

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