UFC 265: Lewis vs Gane date, time, betting odds, fight card & location

UFC 265 is headlined by Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane fight for the interim heavyweight title. The creation of an interim heavyweight title is a surprise to many people. The co-main event fight will witness legendary female mixed martial artist Amanda Nunes defending her women’s bantamweight belt against Julianna Pena.

Francis Ngannou won the undisputed crown just three months back. Despite this, the winner of Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane will win the belt and earn a guaranteed shot against Ngannou. Here are all the details of the fight between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane fight, including Fight card, date, odds, rumours, location and broadcasters.

Lewis vs Gane Date, Time and Location

  • Date: August 7, 2021
  • Location: Toyota Center, Houston
  • Start time: 10 p.m. ET (Main card) 
  • How to watch: ESPN+ PPV

The fighters will face each other at Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) 265. The interim heavyweight title fight will take place on 7th August 2021. The location of the fight is Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States. The main card of the event will commence at 10 pm ET. MMA fans can watch UFC 265 live stream on the ESPN+ app and BT Sports app.

UFC 265: Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Fight Card

Main Card
Interim UFC Heavyweight ChampionshipDerrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane
Women’s Bantamweight [Championship]Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Peña
BantamweightJosé Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz
WelterweightVicente Luque vs Michael Chiesa
Preliminary card
Women’s StrawweightTecia Torres vs Angela Hill
BantamweightSong Yadong vs Casey Kenney
StrawweightKarolina Kowalkiewicz vs Jessica Penne
Early preliminary card
Light HeavyweightAlonzo Menifield vs Ed Herman
FlyweightManel Kape vs Ode’ Osbourne
Women’s FlyweightVictoria Leonardo vs Melissa Gatto
BantamweightVince Morales vs Drako Rodriguez
BantamweightJohnny Munoz vs  Jamey Simmons

Derrick Lewis Professional Record

The 36-year-old American started mixed martial arts in 2009. In the year 2014, he made his UFC debut. He has a total of 33 fights to his name. Out of 33 fights, he has won 25 fights in his professional career.

Lewis has won 20 fights by a knockout, 1 by submission and 4 by decision. The American has faced 7 defeats in his career. 

  • Total Fights: 33
  • Fights won: 25
  • Won by knockout: 20
  • Fights lost: 7

Ciryl Gane Professional Record

Ciryl Gane is a French professional mixed martial artist. He made his UFC debut in 2019 against  Raphael Pessoa. Gane won the fight by an arm-triangle choke at the end of the first round. The 31-year-old has fought 9 fights and won all of them. He has won 3 fights by knockout, 3 by submission and 3 by decision. Gane is yet to taste defeat in his professional mixed martial arts career. 

  • Total Fights: 9
  • Fights won: 9
  • Won by knockout: 3
  • Fights lost: 0

UFC 265: Lewis vs Gane Betting Odds

  • Ciryl Gane -300
  • Derrick Lewis +240

Derrick Lewis has a record of knocking out his opponent of around 80 per cent, which is quite good, while his opponent, 31-year-old Gane, is undeated so far. Ciryl Gane is expected to maintain the perfect record at UFC 265.

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