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Ciryl Gane biography: 13 things about UFC fighter from Paris, France

  • full name: Ciryl Gane
  • fight name: Bon Gamin
  • residence: Nogent-sur-Marne, Paris, France
  • height: 6’5”
  • weight division: heavyweight
  • current promotion: UFC
  • pro MMA record: 11-2
  • pro Muay Thai record: 13-0

Ciryl Jacky Gane is French professional mixed martial artist and Muay Thai fighter fighting out of Paris, France. His fight name is Bon Gamin.

Gane was born in La Roche-sur-Yon, France. His father Romain Gane is Guadeloupean.

Ciryl is 6’5″ tall and he competes in the heavyweight division. He and his wife live in Nogent-sur-Marne, Paris with their two daughters.

Currently, Ciryl is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. On June 4, 2016, he made his professional Muay Thai debut. He became the heavyweight champion of Académie Française de Muay Thaï (AFMT) by knocking out Jérémy Jeanne at “Hurricane Fighting 3” in Chalons-en-Champagne, France. On November 5, 2016, he defeated Samih Bachar at “Gala des 5 Nations” in Nanterre, France via decision.
  2. On March 18, 2017, he knocked out Brice Guidon at “La Nuit Des Titans” in Tours, France. On April 22, 2017, he successfully defended his AFMT Heavyweight Championship title by knocking out Jonathan Gengoul at “Muay Thai Spirit 5” in Les Herbiers, France. He knocked out Bangaly Keita at “Warriors Night” in Paris on May 27, 2017 and defeated Yassine Boughanem via decision at “Duel 2” in Paris on October 28, 2017.
  3. On June 9, 2018, he knocked out Daniel Lentie at “La Nuit De l’Impact IV” in Saintes, France.
  4. On August 2, 2018, he made his professional MMA debut at “TKO Fight Night 1” in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and became the TKO Heavyweight Champion by submitting Bobby Sullivan. On September 21, 2018, he successfully defended the title by knocking out Adam Dyczka at “TKO 44” in Quebec City, Quebec.
  5. On May 24, 2019, he successfully defended his TKO Heavyweight Championship title by knocking out Roggers Souza at “TKO 48” in Gatineau, Quebec.
  6. On August 10, 2019, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 156” in Montevideo, Uruguay where he submitted Raphael Pessoa.
  7. On October 26, 2019, he earned his second UFC win by submitting Don’Tale Mayes at “UFC Fight Night 162” in Kallang, Singapore.
  8. On December 21, 2019, he defeated Tanner Boser via unanimous decision at “UFC Fight Night 165” in Busan, South Korea, marking his third UFC win.
  9. Held at the UFC Apex facility in Enterprise, Nevada on December 12, 2020, “UFC 256” marked his first ever professional MMA bout held in the U.S. He knocked out Junior dos Santos.
  10. On February 27, 2021, he defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik via unanimous decision at “UFC Fight Night 186” at the UFC Apex facility in Enterprise, marking his fifth consecutive UFC win.
  11. On June 26, 2021, he and Alexander Volkov headlined “UFC Fight Night 190” at the UFC Apex facility in Enterprise, the first ever UFC event he headlined. He won via unanimous decision, marking his sixth consecutive UFC win.
  12. On August 7, 2021, he became the interim UFC Heavyweight Champion by knocking out Derrick Lewis at “UFC 265” in Houston, Texas, USA. On January 22, 2022, he lost via unanimous decision when he challenged UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou and the U.S. at “UFC 270” in Anaheim, California, USA. It was his first professional MMA loss. On September 3, 2022, he knocked out Tai Tuivasa at “UFC Fight Night 209” in Paris.
  13. He was 32 years old when he and Jon Jones competed for the vacant UFC Heavyweight Championship title on March 4, 2023 at “UFC 285” in Paradise, Nevada. Jones submitted him, which downgraded his professional MMA record to 11 wins and 2 losses.

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