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Francis Ngannou’s return to the Octagon could happen before the end of the calendar year.
The UFC heavyweight champion says he could be recovered from knee surgery in time to return in December.
“If everything goes well, I’ll be ready by the end of the year because it’s gonna be nine months. So, let’s say late December or early next year,” Ngannou told TMZ Sports.
This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.