Francis Ngannou vs. Curtis Blaydes 2 targeted for UFC Beijing

Curtis Blaydes is getting the chance to avenge the lone loss of his career.

Sources confirmed to MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti that Blaydes and Francis Ngannou have verbally agreed to fight in the main event of UFC Beijing at the Cadillac Arena on Nov. 24. This will be a rematch of their April 10, 2016 encounter that Ngannou won by TKO after an eye injury prompted a ringside physician to wave the off the contest at the end of round two.

The heavyweight bout was first reported by ESPN.



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