Ciryl Gane, who was beaten in her quest for the UFC title by Francis Ngannou on Sunday, has always been a gifted sportsman. And before the octagons, the MMA fighter shone on the basketball court.
A video has resurfaced on social media via the @HoopsOnFire_ account. We see Ciryl Gane, a little younger (the video is not dated), doing some dunks on a playground.
Before being one of the best MMA fighters in the world, @ciryl_gane was also a basketball player with some dunk skills
what a mutant
— First Team (@FirstTeam101) January 24, 2022
Very comfortable, the native of La Roche-sur-Yon has never hidden his love for the basketball he practiced. A great sportsman, the one who discovered MMA only four years ago, also touched football, judo and Muay-Thai. Always with success.
At 31, the resident of the MMA Factory in Paris lost for the first time in his career after ten victories against Francis Ngannou on Sunday for the UFC heavyweight belt.