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'Freak athlete' Ciryl Gane poses a very real threat to Francis Ngannou's title reign

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.