Ciryl Ganes is set to headline the UFC’s first event in Paris, France against Tai Tuivasa. While ‘Bon Gamin’ knows the pressure of fighting for a UFC title, Josh Thomson questions whether he’s mentally prepared for the stresses that come with fighting in your hometown.
Gane was born in La Roche-sur-Yon, Western France but has lived and trained in Paris for many years. In a new episode of Weight, Thomson presented his experience headlined a gig in your own backyard. He say:
“This is a big, big deal and think he doesn’t feel some kind of pressure? You think fighting for the title is a lot of pressure? Try fighting when your family, your friends and you don’t. talking for five, six, eight, 10 years they’ve all been stalking you, hitting you on social media, hitting you on the phone, texting. They’re coming out of the furniture, and they can distracting.”
Thomson went on to say that he hopes Ciryl Gane has spent most of the week fighting with his phone turned off, and offered to get a future ‘recorder’ phone so the close family can stay connected. can contact while good people and will be the hangman -cannot.
Watch Josh Thomson describe fighting in his hometown below:
While this will be Ciryl Gane’s first MMA fight in France, it won’t be his first time competing in the sport in his home country. All but one of His 13 Muay Thai fights took place in France, including four in Paris.
Ciryl Gane insists nothing will ruin the UFC Paris “party”
If Ciryl Gane is feeling the pressure during the first UFC event in Paris, he won’t show it. When asked for his thoughts on the interesting position, ‘Bon Gamin’ laughed and simply said it would be nice to have “no jets”.
In one interview with UFC.com, Gamin comfortably assumes that nothing can stop UFC Paris from being a big party. He say:
“I watched some interviews from [Tai Tuivasa], and he wanted to ‘F*** up the party.’ But don’t worry – I’ll win and we’ll party together. Here’s your chance to have a little more fun. I really hope everyone wins this Saturday – every French boxer – and even if some people lose, that’s okay. This does not create too much pressure. “
Ciryl Gane arrives at UFC Paris with a 10-1 record, the only loss being a decisive loss to the heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. While some are wondering if the recent defeat has affected his psyche when it comes to UFC Paris, the French heavyweight is more grateful for the chance to compete for the title than he feels. disappointed.