Miocic-Ngannou title fight eyed for UFC 220

Francis Ngannou Alistair Overeem

Francis Ngannou Alistair Overeem

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the UFC had yet to make its plans public.

Cameroon's Francis Ngannou has built up a ferocious reputation for his knockout fists in the UFC, with the fighter now on the verge of a title shot in the organisation.

Well, it's time to put that all in the rearview because one of the biggest fights in UFC heavyweight history is official and will take place in just over a months time at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The last time it happened was on December 27, 2008, at UFC 92, where 205-pound champion Forrest Griffin lost the title to Rashad Evans via TKO, while interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was stopped for the first time in his career by Frank Mir. He defeated Overeem via first-round KO at UFC 203 last September, before stopping former champion Junior dos Santos with a first-round TKO at UFC 211 in May.

A perfectionist in and out of the cage, Miocic earned his measure of redemption from the unanimous-decision loss in a five-round slugfest against dos Santos at UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Miocic in Phoenix, Arizona on December 13, 2014.

If booked, Miocic-Ngannou would be added as the second UFC 220 title fight.

The heavyweight clash is expected to headline the UFC 220 pay-per-view event, which will also feature a previously announced light heavyweight title bout between Daniel Cormier (19-1) and Volkan Oezdemir (15-1).

The only time both undisputed titles were on the line on the same night was at UFC 44 in September 2003.

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