Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane is a UFC Heavyweight fighter with a professional MMA record of 11 wins and 2 losses. Gane is currently ranked #1 in the UFC Heavyweight rankings.
Ciryl Gane lost to Jon Jones at UFC 285 via a guillotine choke submission. This was Gane's second loss in the UFC octagon.
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Ciryl started his combat sports journey after his former classmate introduced him to Muay Thai during a work-study program.
After the interaction, Gane started practising Muay Thai and debuted professionally in 2014 at Show Thai 10 against Cyril Omhari. He won the fight via first-round KO and proceeded to win his next 4 Muay Thai fights before getting a title against Imed Soussi for the AFMT Muay Thai National Title. Ciryl TKO'ed in the third round to claim the championship.
Gane won his next 4-fights in Muay Thai and amassed a perfect record of 13-0 before transitioning to MMA in 2018
Ciryl Made his MMA debut at TKO Fight Night 1 against Bobby Sullivan for the vacant TKO Heavyweight Championship. Gane made quick work of Sullivan and submitted him in the first round via front choke. Gane defended his title twice against Adam Dyczka and Roggers Souza before leaving the promotion to join the UFC in 2019.
Ciryl Gane made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche against Raphael Pessoa. Gane outclassed Pessoa to gain a submission victory in the first round. He next fought Don'Tale Mayes and defeated him in the third round via heel hook submission to earn his first Performance of the Night bonus.
Ciryl won his next 4- fights in the promotion against Tanner Boser, Junior dos Santos, Jairzinho Rozensruik and Alexander Volkov. Due to his dominating win streak, Gane got a fight against Derrick Lewis for the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship. Cheryl used his Muay Thai skills to outstrike Lewis and TKO'ed him in the third round to clinch the title.
Ciryl Gane fought Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 for the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship. Gane outclassed Lewis during the entire fight using his Muay Thai striking ability. Gane kept chipping at Lewis from a range and nullified Lewis's aggression. Ciryl showed his fight IQ by ensuring that the fight did not enter the short-range pocket where Lewis could use his heavy strikes to knock out Ciryl. Gane connected with 112 strikes compared to the measly 16-strikes of Lewis during the entire fight.
The bout ended in the third round after Ciryl connected with a flurry of ranged punches to TKO the tired Lewis to capture the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship.
11 Wins, 2 Losses (11-2-0)
*Last updated on March 5, 2023