Sources: Miocic-Ngannou 2 to headline UFC 260

    Ariel Helwani is an MMA reporter at ESPN. Follow him on Twitter at @arielhelwani.

The UFC heavyweight championship will be on the line on March 27.

A rematch between champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will headline UFC 260, sources told ESPN. The co-main event will feature UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski against Brian Ortega, according to sources.

The date and location for UFC 260 have yet to be announced, but sources said the fight is expected to take place in Las Vegas.

Miocic defeated Ngannou via unanimous decision at UFC 220 in January 2018.

Ngannou (15-3) has won four fights in a row, all by first-round stoppage. Miocic (20-3) has won two straight since losing the belt to Daniel Cormier two years ago. He defeated Cormier in a trilogy fight in August.

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