UFC: Curtis Blaydes vs Francis Ngannou rematch in works for UFC Beijing

- Advertisement -

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou will face top contender Curtis Blaydes in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Beijing” on Nov. 24 according to Ariel Helwani of ESPN.

UFC Fight Night 141 takes place Nov. 24 at Cadillac Arena in Beijing. Broadcast plans for the event have not been announced, but past cards in China have streamed on UFC Fight Pass.

Initially, if UFC went by the rankings, Blaydes was due for a title shot against Daniel Cormier who knocked out Stipe Miocic in the first round, but with him being in talks about fighting Brock Lesnar, it’s unlikely that Blaydes will be getting a title shot anytime soon.

Blaydes (10-1, 1 NC, 5-1, 1 NC UFC) made his UFC debut against Ngannou back in April of 2016 and was defeated via doctor stoppage at the end of the second round. He has been on a rampage ever since, having beaten top names like Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem and has been on a six-fight winning streak.

Meanwhile, Francis Ngannou who was once dubbed as the face of the organization a few months back by Dana White is on a two-fight losing streak including a horrendous showing against Derrick Lewis at UFC 226.

Also Read-

UFC: Francis Ngannou finally breaks his silence over his UFC 226 performance


If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

- Advertisement -

Related articles

Exit mobile version