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Ciryl Gane Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

Ciryl Gane Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 112 kg
Date of Birth April 12, 1990
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ciryl Gane is a French professional mixed martial artist and former professional Muay Thai kickboxer who began competing in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2019. As of November of 2022, he was ranked number 15 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. As of November of 2022, he had won all 10 of his professional mixed martial arts bouts. In August 2022, at UFC 265, he had defeated Derrick Lewis, via technical knockout in the 3rd round, to win the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship. Before joining UFC in 2019, he had put together a winning streak of 3–0 competing in the Canadian MMA promotion TKO. In his first fight there, in August 2018, he had won the vacant TKO Heavyweight Championship and had defended that title in both his subsequent bouts. Before starting his mixed martial arts career in late 2018, he was a professional Muay Thai kickboxer and had won all 13 of his professional bouts between November 2014 and June 2018.

Born Name

Ciryl Jacky Gane

Nick Name

Bon Gamin (Good Kid)

Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022
Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022 (Ciryl Gane / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

La Roche-sur-Yon, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, France

Residence

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Nationality

French

 

Occupation

Professional Mixed Martial Artist, Professional Muay Thai Kickboxer (Retired)

Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2022
Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2022 (Ciryl Gane / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Romain Gane (Former Bus Driver, Former Soccer Player)

Manager

He is represented by Management Factory, Sports Management and Marketing Company, Montreuil, Bobigny, Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France.

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Weight(s)

Heavyweight

Stance

Orthodox

Reach

6 ft 9 in or 205.5 cm

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

112 kg or 247 lbs

Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2022
Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2022 (Ciryl Gane / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Guadeloupean descent.

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Sports a light stubble
  • Affable smile
  • Has tattoos on his chest and both forearms

Brand Endorsements

Ciryl has been sponsored by DFNS, a lifestyle care brand.

Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2022
Ciryl Gane as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2022 (Ciryl Gane / Instagram)

Ciryl Gane Facts

  1. Ciryl, in his youth, had played both soccer and basketball. During this time, he also used to work in sales at a furniture store. He had later joined a work-study program in Paris. It was around this time that a former classmate of his had introduced him to Muay Thai kickboxing.
  2. He had been scheduled to face Shamil Abdurakhimov in April 2020 at UFC 249. However, a month before the event, he was forced to withdraw from the event after suffering from pneumothorax, an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall, during training. The bout was then rescheduled to July 2020 at UFC 251. It had to be canceled because a month before the event, Shamil had withdrawn due to personal reasons.
  3. Ciryl had then been scheduled to face Sergei Pavlovich in August 2020 at UFC Fight Night 174. After Sergei had pulled out due to an injury, Cyril’s original bout against Shamil had been re-scheduled for September 2020 at UFC 253. Cursed with ill luck, the bout was first moved to UFC Fight Night 180 in October 2020 and had to be completely canceled later as Shamil had again withdrawn due to personal reasons.
  4. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Ante Delija but just a few days before the bout, it had to be canceled again, this time because of Ante’s contractual problems with his previous deal with the PFL (Professional Fighters League).
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