Ciryl Gane beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik via. unanimous decision.
Ciryl Gane took on Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Fight Night 186. Although, he cruised to a unanimous decision victory, a lot of eyebrows were raised as to how the fight panned out. Many felt that both the fighters should have shown more intent and made the fight more entertaining.
Speaking about this at the post-fight conference, UFC President Dana White criticized Ciryl Gane for putting up a drab show. He also revealed that Ciryl Gane failed to use the opportunity to show the world ‘who he is’.
White was quoted as saying, “Everybody’s talking about Ciryl being this big contender, but look what Francis did to Jairzinho. This was Ciryl Gane’s coming out party and his chance to show the world who he is. He won, but let’s leave it at that, he won.
Gane acknowledges White’s comments!
Ciryl Gane responded to White’s comments, speaking at the post-fight conference, saying, “I can understand that – he is the boss and he wants to make money, so he wants a guy [who’s] bankable. We know, people want the show, want the big KO. Yes, I don’t finish the fight. I tried, but I don’t do it. So, I can understand that, but I’m OK.”
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