Cyril Gunn came back from the “world of shadows” after a monster knockdown and a lot of heavy punches suffered by Ty Tuivasa to defeat the Aussie then in a big match at UFC Fight Night 209. The heavyweight spectacle of the UFC MMA division was in Paris , and the hall would explode from the victory of her favorite – the Parisian Gan.
He went down in the second round, which seemed irreversible given the streak he took to the head. Tuivasa had gone wild and as if that was all… But Cyril got up and answered seconds later with no less serious hits. And in the third round, he literally smashed and bloodied his opponent, sending him unconscious on the floor. Knockout and win #11 for the Frenchman in the UFC Octagon.
After that, he sought a rematch against Cameroonian champion Francis Nganu, who remains the only fighter to defeat Gan so far. It happened on a January show, which was won by the division champion by unanimous decision.
More UFC Fight Night 209 results:
Robert Whittaker – Marvin Vettori won for Whittaker by unanimous decision
Nazurdin Imavov – Joaquin Buckley win for Imavov by unanimous decision
Roman Kopilov – Alessio di Chirico knockout of Kopilov.