UFC 260 video: Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou’s first of two fight-week faceoffs

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LAS VEGAS – It’s a moment we’ve scene before, and this week we’re seeing it again.

Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (20-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) and challenger Francis Ngannou (15-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) meet in the UFC 260 main event Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.

The two first fought in 2018, and Miocic dominated Ngannou for 25 minutes to defend his title. This time around, Ngannou comes in on the strength of four straight first-round knockouts that have averaged only about 40 seconds each, though.

So will Saturday’s headliner go down differently than the first fight and wind up with a new champ? Thursday, Miocic and Ngannou got face to face for the first time this week at the UFC 260 pre-event news conference. Check out that moment in the video above.

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