Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov booked as predominant match for UFC card on June 26

Heavyweight contenders Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov have agreed to meet in the principle match for the upcoming UFC card scheduled for June 26.

A pair of sources shut to the topic confirmed the news to MMA Stopping on Saturday following an preliminary file from ESPN.

Extensively concept of one in all the highest prospects in the heavyweight division, Gane has remained undefeated in his profession while posting five straight wins in the UFC. Most nowadays, the French heavyweight earned a unanimous possibility over Jairzinho Rozenstruik to resolve an enormous step forward towards title opponents in the division.

He might perchance maybe well potentially solidify himself as a challenger to new champion Francis Ngannou with yet every other grab in June.

As for Volkov, the Russian has remained one in all the dwell heavyweights in the UFC for the past few years and he’s currently driving a two-fight grab scuttle with knockouts over both Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris. Volkov’s handiest losses over the final four years have approach in a closing 2nd knockout delivered by Derrick Lewis and falling by possibility to Curtis Blaydes.

Launch air of those setbacks, Volkov has taken out a long list of prime heavyweights including used champion Fabricio Werdum as neatly as distinguished prospect and used NFL participant Greg Hardy.

Gane vs. Volkov will headline the upcoming June 26 card with a put of dwelling for the match nonetheless to be obvious.

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