Ciryl Gane and Derrick Lewis went head to head for the interim heavyweight belt and fans had expected that it would be a very competitive fight. However, Bon Gamin completely dominated the fight without taking any damage and won the main event fight at UFC 265.
As a result, Stephen Thompson has posted a video and shared his thoughts about the fight on his YouTube channel. The former welterweight contender was very impressed with Bon Gamin’s skills in the octagon. Moreover, he explained that Ciryl Gane’s movement played a huge role in his victory.
Further, Thompson praised him by stating “He was just so much faster, I have never seen a heavyweight move that fast before. “Wonderboy also added that Gane broke Derrick Lewis mentally by his movement and didn’t allow him to use his powerful punches.
Stephen Thompson showered high praise on the French fighter’s striking and rated his ‘striking level one million.’ Therefore Wonderboy praising Gane’s striking is a big compliment because Thompson is an established fighter and is considered as one of the best strikers in the world.
Later, Stephen Thompson did the complete breakdown of the fight and explained what went down in the main event of UFC 265.
Stephen Thompson makes a prediction for Francis Ngannou vs Ciryl Gane
After discussing and breaking down the main event of UFC 265 between Ciryl Gane and Derrick Lewis in his youtube video. Stephen Thompson shed some light on the upcoming undisputed heavyweight title fight between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane.
First, he explained the fighting style of Ngannou. According to Thompson, the heavyweight champion is quick and explosive but believes that Francis cannot throw several combinations of strikes. He described this matchup as a fight between a power guy versus the guy that can just outpoint you, the speed guy. .
In the end, Stephen Thompson selected his pick for this mouth-watering heavyweight clash. ” I think Gane can definitely go out there and do it. I mean from his performance, the way he stays calm, the way he takes blows and just adapts to his opponent mid-fight is amazing. So I’m going with Gane.
Many fighters and experts are picking Ciryl Gane for this upcoming contest. However, it would be too early to disregard the power of The Predator. Comment below who do you think will come out on top and become the undisputed heavyweight champion?
Will Francis Ngannou overpower Gane and stop the French hype train or will Ciryl Gane continue his dominance in the division?