UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane Preview

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The UFC Fight Night main event for February 27th will be a very entertaining heavyweight fight between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane. Rozenstruik is a problem inside the cage. He began training in kickboxing at age 17 and he turned pro shortly after. Success followed the Surinamese competitor since then. He has 76 wins (64 via stoppage) in 84 kickboxing fights and dominated the MMA scene since debuting in 2012.


A 6-0 MMA record in various regional promotions impressed the UFC and he eventually signed a multi-fight contract. Rozenstruik is 6-1 in the UFC, with five of his wins via knockout and he’s finished three of his opponents in less than one minute. In his last fight, Rozenstruik stopped former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in the second round at UFC 252 on August 15.


Born: March 17th, 1988

Age: 32

Country: Suriname

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 248 lbs

Reach: 78″

Stance: Orthodox

Association: Sanford MMA

Class: Heavyweight

Record: 11-1


Ciryl Gane has a small professional MMA record of 7-0 (4-0 in the UFC) but he’s a familiar name for Muay Thai fans. A former champion in Muay Thai, Gane went a perfect 7-0 in that discipline before transitioning into MMA. The French fighter is used to competing at the highest level throughout his career and he is also a former TKO heavyweight champion. Gane has six wins by either KO/TKO or submission in his career and he stopped former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in the second round at UFC 256 on December 12th.


Born: May 6th, 1990

Age: 30

Country: France

Height: 6’5″

Weight: 248 lbs

Reach: 81″

Stance: Orthodox

Association: MMA Factory

Class: Heavyweight

Record: 7-0

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