Famous UFC commentator Joe Rogan says that Ciryl Gane has forever changed the way heavyweight MMA is viewed “Ciryl Gane Has Completely Changed The Standard Of Heavyweight Striking”.
Ciryl Gane turned a lot of heads with the way he shut down Derrick Lewis to win the interim heavyweight title. Joe Rogan says that he has forever changed the way heavyweight MMA is viewed.
Joe Rogan was not on commentary for the UFC 265 main event between Gane and Lewis, but he still watched the fight. Much like the rest of us, he was impressed with the way the Frenchman was able to negate anything Derrick had to offer, en route to his third round TKO win.
Speaking in a recent episode of Rogan podcast, Joe said that he has watch the fight between Ciryl and Derrick three times already, and each time he is more impressed. He believes that the way the new interim champ moves will change the way heavyweights strike forever.
“Ciryl Gane beat the s**t out of Lewis. It was a shut out. He shut him out. Ciryl Gane, who’s 6-foot-5, 247lb, moves like a 170-pounder. It’s crazy,” Joe Rogan said.
“He’s bouncing like Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Bouncing the entire fight, bouncing, throwing feints, like completely changed the standard of heavyweight striking. I’m not exaggerating. There is no question he is the best moving heavyweight I’ve ever seen.”