They got here, they have been all there, French MMA followers. Properly, no, not all of them. Solely 12,000 rushed to the ticket workplace, from 10 a.m. on June 24. By 12 midday, Accor Area was full. Almost 200,000 purposes have been registered. Joyful couple.
Enthusiasm for a forbidden sport within the metropolis for greater than 20 years in France? The true growth of this apply in France, spurred by the success, specifically, of Cyril Jean, the No. 1 heavyweight? The sector was full and the UFC might rub their palms for this on the hex grounds. At 5:00 within the night a crowd was already huddled, stretching over a number of hundred metres, wrapped across the fence. Younger individuals, primarily, and never solely, households too, who got here to find the phenomenon of the UFC, the biggest MMA group on the earth. Sports activities Minister Amelie Odea Castera additionally made the journey, sitting within the entrance row heading particularly within the ground-kick phases.
Nagano and Osman are within the room
Do not stay till the top and you will miss a part of the French competition: 5 fighters who participated and plenty of successes. Within the lead that topped the night’s title, heavyweight No. 1, Cyril Jean (32, 10 wins, 1 loss, 6-1 UFC), versus No. 3, Australian Tai Toivasa (29, 14-3, 11-3 UFC).
The present will likely be loved by Frances Ngannou, the world champion, and Kamaru Usman, the previous welterweight champion, who can even attend. That sq. that sings within the choir of La Marseillaise throughout the first restoration, which instructs ‘Ciryl! Cyril! Jane who does what he is aware of find out how to do greatest: contact with out being touched, making an attempt to keep away from the power of his opponent … till 1’30” from the top Spherical two… the place Gane is dropped, which Francis Ngannou fails to do.
Then the combating turns into unruly. The Frenchman in entrance of him is a tree, a rock, a mountain that bears the blows of a wince. Jin realizes that he should change his technique: it will likely be a struggle and a growth of power that he has by no means given him a large deadly blow. Within the third spherical. unbelievable ! “I’ve no phrases to explain how superb the viewers is: Thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks!”
Grand Slam of the Blues
Benoit Saint-Denis (26, 10-1, 2-1 UFC), blazes first, and will get into the NTM sound, “Sein-Saint-Denis model”, after all. A tribute to a former Particular Forces soldier. Beneficiant, as standard, she handed over the sunshine weights and not using a second thought. Saved at most issue by the bell within the first, the second restoration wouldn’t go additional than the primary 20 seconds, his opponent was hit on a hook. “I’m stable as a rock, you’ll notice it quickly. I hope to provide you a lot pleasure sooner or later. You’re superb!”St-Denis excited.
Faris Ziam imitated him, successful by determination identical to William Gomis, after quarter-hour of combating and making an attempt to triangle from his opponent. “I would moderately die than go away her. And I heard this viewers, I could not go away it! We’re in Paris!” Along with Ciryl Gane, we anticipated lots from Nassourdine Imavov, No. 12 within the middleweight class. Confronting Joaquin Buckley, Imanov introduced his intention to finalize it. The 2 males went to struggle. Stronger, extra refined, and extra decided, carried away by the gang chanting his first identify, Imaov didn’t conclude. However he was defeated. “Thanks very a lot! You despatched me plenty of messages, from assist. Thanks for being there, thanks for coming!”
What will likely be left of this primary night of the UFC in France? Convincing French successes, unimaginable ambiance, unwavering assist for French fighters. A damaging side is undoubtedly the absence of the French.. See you subsequent 12 months.