Derrick Lewis volition tussle with Ciryl Gane for the interim heavyweight rubric successful UFC 265 connected August 7th successful Houston.
Frenchman Gane (9-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has made a speedy emergence successful the ranks to acceptable up a thrilling contention against Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC).
While Gane has shown nary mercy successful his travel up the heavyweight ladder, Lewis has been uncertain but victorious. Lewis has made immoderate beardown comebacks from behind. He got the amended of Alexander Volkov and Curtis Blaydes successful February.
Derrick Lewis, besides known arsenic “The Black Beast” has an awesome grounds of an 80 percent knockout complaint nether his belt. 31-year-old Gane, who has maintained a cleanable grounds successful his vocation till now, is alert that it volition lone instrumentality a azygous stroke from Lewis to enactment an extremity to the game.
Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Predictions And Betting Odds: Match Predictions
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Given Gane’s credibility successful taking his fights to the distance, a scrap against Lewis mightiness spot the tables turn. ‘The Black Beast’, highly regarded for his KO power, volition look guardant proceed his knockout streak of the past 2 fights.
While some the hard hitters would fastener horns for Interm rubric gold, Lewis looks favorable to triumph the Interim rubric with different item reel stoppage. However, that would inactive not instrumentality distant Gane’s chances from the mix.
UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Predictions And Betting Odds: What bash the fighters person to say?
Ciryl Gane has a instrumentality to grip Derrick Lewis
Ciryl Gane has penned down a elemental strategy for his clash against Derrick Lewis, which is to “stick and move“.
“This feline is truly unsafe with his fists,” Gane told MMA Junkie. “So the program is made pressure, interaction him – but he’s not going to interaction me. … I deliberation it’s going to beryllium my crippled program similar each fight: Touch the feline and ne'er get touched “I interaction him and helium ne'er touches maine – thing similar that. And if it’s possible, decorativeness the combat earlier the end. I’m going to try.”
Gane has been flawless successful his vocation truthful far. He began his vocation with finishes successful the starting 5 fights. He has besides taken lone 1 stoppage successful his past 4 fights. The 31-year-old was not astatine each bothered portion facing immoderate of the division’s champion finishers. He spoke astir his latest combat against Volkov.
“People were blessed astir this show because, yes, sure, my past combat against Jairzinho (Rozenstruik), immoderate radical said, ‘He’s not truly aggressive,’” Gane said. “So I did a small spot much against Volkov.”
Derrick Lewis wants to spot the money
However, it was precise casual for Derrick Lewis to prime an hostile betwixt heavyweight champions Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane. It really didn’t substance to him until the zeros connected the cheque are the same.
“They told maine what I’m getting paid if I’m warring Francis, and they told maine what I’m getting paid if I’m warring Ciryl,” Lewis told reporters backstage astatine UFC 264. “So it doesn’t substance to me.”
The UFC failed to negociate with Ngannou connected a day for the rubric combat – the champ said helium wanted to “go backmost to Africa and play successful the sand,” joked Lewis – and decided connected a combat with Gane.
Lewis described Gane arsenic boring but besides smart. He is expecting a amusive nighttime successful August.
“He’s boring astir of the time, but he’s smart,” Lewis said. “It’s inactive going to beryllium a amusive nighttime with maine if he’s going to effort and enactment distant and bash each his small fancy kicks. I’m inactive going to person my infinitesimal successful the fight.”
UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Predictions And Betting Odds: Stats
Lost KO/TKO-1, Won KO/TKO-2
KO/TKO -1, Unanimous-3
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UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Predictions And Betting Odds: Match Details
- Date: 7th August 2021
- Venue: Toyota Center (Houston), Houston, TX
- Main Card: 7:30 AM
- Prelims: ESPN+5:30 AM
- Early Prelims: ESPN+3:30 AM
UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Predictions And Betting Odds: Fight card
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UFC 265 Preliminary paper (ESPN/ESPN+)
- Women’s strawweight bout: Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill
- Bantamweight bout: Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney
- Women’s strawweight bout: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne
UFC 265 Early preliminary paper (ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass)
- Light heavyweight bout: Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
- Flyweight bout: Manel Kape vs. Ode’ Osbourne
- Women’s flyweight bout: Victoria Leonardo vs. Melissa Gatto
- Bantamweight bout: Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
- Bantamweight bout: Johnny Munoz Jr. vs. Jamey Simmons