Francis Ngannou has won eight times in the UFC, each time by stoppage, with his last four wins coming by first-round knockout. Junior Dos Santos has 15 KOs among his 21 professional victories, including in his last two outings. So big fists will be flying when these heavyweights clash in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night in Minneapolis. The main card fights get underway on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET, with prelims at 6 p.m., also on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
Ngannou (13-3) has won two in a row ever since a mini-skid of a pair of losses, the first coming in last year's challenge of then-champion Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight belt. Dos Santos (21-5) has won three straight since his unsuccessful challenge of Miocic in 2017.
Also on the card: a battle between top flyweight contenders Joseph Benavidez (27-5) and Jussier Formiga (23-5), and also the return of jiu-jitsu master Demian Maia, who takes on rising welterweight Anthony Rocco Martin.
Fans can check out FightCenter for live coverage of Saturday's event at the Target Center, from start to finish.