Francis Ngannou makes weight for UFC 220 title bout vs. Stipe Miocic

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Tensions rise when the fighters attend UFC 220 media day at Fenway Park.

Boston The No. 1 heavyweight contender is ready to go for January 20.

Miocic vs. Ngannou from the TD Garden in Boston.

Francis Ngannou of Cameroon punches Alistair Overeem of The Netherlands in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 218 event inside Little Caesars Arena on December 02, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.

The fourth episode of UFC 220 Embedded is now online.

The uncertainty arose from the fact that Cormier was the final fighter to step on the scales and weigh in for the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, finally showing up at 10:40 a.m EST, 20 minutes before the 11:00 a.m. deadline.

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Weigh-ins began at 9 a.m. January 19, and most fighters on the card checked in right after it began. He will have 17-pound advantage on Miocic, who weighed in at 246 pounds just before 10 a.m.

Calvin Kattar (17-2) vs. Shane Burgos (10-0): This could be a great matchup of featherweights.

History is on the line for Miocic.

"I'm going to win. yes".

On Saturday, Ngannou will attempt to stop incumbent champion Stipe Miocic from breaking the all-time heavyweight title defence record, and supplant him as the baddest man on the planet. Ngannou is now a -175 favorite, and Miocic is a +145 underdog.


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