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Ngannou’s ex-coach shares grievances over lack of gratitude, claims champ stranded girlfriend at airport

Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane are due to meet at UFC 270 on January 22 to unify the UFC heavyweight title. By now everyone has heard that Ngannou and Gane used to be training partners at the MMA Factory in Paris under the tutelage of Fernand Lopez.

Ngannou split from that camp after losing to Stipe Miocic for the title at UFC 220 in 2018. Gane has remained.

Recently, Lopez went on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to discuss the upcoming fight between his past and present students. Lopez also discussed his feelings towards Ngannou.