Cain Velasquez, the former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion is finally coming to the Octagon at UFC on ESPN 1, where he takes on heavy hitting knockout artist Francis Ngannou in the main event at Talking Stick Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dana White, the president of UFC has confirmed the matchup to ESPN on Friday evening, and the bout was first reported by ESPN’s Ariel Helwani earlier this month.
Breaking: Dana White confirms Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou will headline UFC Fight Night on Feb. 17 in Phoenix. pic.twitter.com/4x83IrosOB
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 22, 2018