There has never been an athlete like Ciryl Gane in the UFC.
When UFC president Dana White signed ex-Dallas Cowboys’ lineman Greg Hardy to a promotional contract, he raved about the one-time All-Pro’s potential as a fighter.
This is what he was thinking about. Gane played soccer and basketball growing up in France and was allegedly good enough to have been a pro in either of them.
He’s the size of an All-Pro linebacker and it’s not a stretch to look at him, close one’s eyes and see a guy terrorizing NFL quarterbacks while making $25 million a year.