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Ngannou reveals how he KOd Gane in sparring by ‘accident’: It’s not something I’m proud of

One of the main storylines of Saturday’s UFC 270 heavyweight title headliner between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane is their past as training partners. The two men shared a lot of mat time together at the MMA Factory in France under the tutelage of Fernand Lopez.

Some clips of the said sparring sessions have since made the rounds online, which “The Predator’’ claimed to be a “manipulation” tactic to make it seem like Gane had the upper hand.

During the UFC 270 media day this week, Ngannou also revealed badly hurting Gane during another training session.