Francis Ngannou News

Jan 21, 2018 10:34 am

Francis Ngannou issues quick statement on UFC 220 loss to Stipe Miocic

Last night, in the main event of UFC 220, hulking French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou lumbered into the cage with the goal of defeating Stipe Miocic and winning the UFC heavyweight title. In the end, however, the massively hyped Ngannou was outclassed by the champion, whose cardio and wrestling were simply too much to deal...

Jan 20, 2018 10:34 pm

MMA community reacts to Stipe Miocic’s historic UFC 220 win over Francis Ngannou

Stipe Miocic became the first man in history to defend the UFC heavyweight title three consecutive times on Saturday night at UFC 220 in Boston. Miocic was matched up against the feared and powerful knockout artist Francis Ngannou and was able to put the brakes on Ngannou’s quick rise and exposed some holes in his...

Jan 20, 2018 10:01 pm

UFC 220 results | Stipe Miocic dominates Francis Ngannou to set heavyweight title defense record

In the main event of UFC 220, Stipe Miocic attempted a record-setting third-straight defense of the UFC heavyweight title. His opponent was surging French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou. Much like Volkan Oezdemir before him, the challenger Francis Ngannou came out extremely aggressive. And much like Daniel Cormier before him, Miocic weathered the storm, defended intelligently,...

Jan 20, 2018 7:05 am

Francis Ngannou Hits Nearly 4 Times Harder Than Conor McGregor

If you didn’t catch the video when it first came out, by now you’ve probably heard the stat during the promotional whirlwind for UFC 220. Francis Ngannou has the record for the hardest punch in the world. Ngannou rocketed his huge fist into the high-tech padding and it spit out a huge number 129,161 units....

Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Calls Donald Trump The ‘Shame of America’ in Passionate Speech

In response to President @realDonaldTrump’s recent alleged controversial comments on immigration, UFC heavyweight contender @Francis_Ngannou called Trump “a shame for America.” He said more, too. Hear his impassioned response below. #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/qM6hJSqWYa — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are mere days away from Francis Ngannou rising to the biggest challenge of his career against...

Jan 17, 2018 12:17 pm

Francis Ngannou Dedicates His Heavyweight Title Journey to Africa

From the sand mines and homelessness in France, Francis Ngannou has overcome everything and entered a world of crisp suits and headlining UFC 220. Ngannou’s journey has been nothing short of incredible, but it’s not just about him, it’s about where he came from. His rise to success leads hopeful footsteps that people back home...

Jan 16, 2018 6:28 am

Francis Ngannou will earn a significant payday at UFC 220

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 220, surging French-Cameroonian sensation Francis Ngannou will get his anticipated crack at Stipe Miocic and the UFC heavyweight title. This title fight will serve as the crescendo of a Ngannou’s rocket-fuelled rise through the UFC ranks. In roughly two years, the hulking knockout artist has evolved from...

Jan 15, 2018 8:08 pm

Francis Ngannou Has Two HUGE Fights on His Mind after UFC 220

Everyone is starting to know who Francis Ngannou is. Which is fair…he hasn’t been making it very easy to go unnoticed, especially after the way he knocked out Alistair Overeem at UFC 218. With that win now under his belt, the 31-year-old, Cameroonian, Ngannou has himself set up for the biggest fight of his life...

Jan 9, 2018 9:30 am

Francis Ngannou discusses Stipe Miocic’s wrestling advantage

On January 20, in the main event of the stacked UFC 220, surging French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou will step into the Octagon with UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. Over the course of his destructive run in the UFC’s Octagon, Ngannou has flaunted some truly terrifying punching power – something many fans and pundits believe...

Jan 9, 2018 9:12 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou’s Coach is Genuinely Scared of His Unseen Skills

The danger of Francis Ngannou has reached mythic proportions as UFC 220 draws closer and closer. In his short but meteoric rise, Ngannou has become almost a folk hero. His documentary is a crazy eye-opening rags to riches story and we all know by now that he has record-breaking punching power. However, his head coach...

Jan 7, 2018 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary

Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary In the above video, MMANytt‘s Jim Edwards takes a trip to France for an in-depth interview with surging UFC heavyweight contender Francis “The Predator” Ngannou. Ngannou and his coach are confident that they will successfully strip Stipe Miocic of his “Baddest man on the planet” title...

Jan 6, 2018 10:16 am

VIDEO | Watch Francis Ngannou’s Incredibly Revealing Documentary Before UFC 220

Glossy video packages, crisp suits, $50K bonuses. This is a world still brand new to Francis Ngannou. Just five years ago, the man was homeless and didn’t even know that mixed martial arts existed. The only thing he knew, is that he saw something bigger for the life which contained him. Ngannou didn’t just see...

Jan 6, 2018 6:46 am

Francis Ngannou is Just ‘Another Dude’ to Stipe Miocic

The biggest heavyweight fight potentially of all-time is a couple of weeks away and it is curiously absent of trash talk. Although, when you’re two guys like Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic, the need to say threatening things has never really been something that comes up a lot. Both men are equally humble as they...

Jan 4, 2018 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is Pumped About ‘Perfect Heavyweight Match-Up’ at UFC 220

It looks like the UFC’s ‘next big thing’ turned out to be exactly what they wanted him to be. Francis Ngannou has laid waste to the last ten people that he’s fought, with K-1 and PRIDE veteran Alistair Overeem recently added to the list of victims. He’s a giant natural talent that used to be...

Jan 4, 2018 11:10 am

Stipe Miocic Sends a Message to Francis Ngannou With His Record Attached

Stipe Miocic is not intimidated. To the reigning UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou is just another giant man trying to take his head off. The same kind of monster he has faced multiple times before. He’s on the edge of making history, with what the UFC is promoting as his biggest challenge yet just ahead...

Dec 22, 2017 5:50 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou and Uriah Hall Sparring Ahead of their January Fights

A pretty odd pairing to say the least! Strange enough alone just considering the difference in weight with Francis Ngannou being a Heavyweight and Uriah Hall a Middleweight. It’s especially odd when considering how different each’s styles are compared to that of their upcoming opponents. But hey, sparring is sparring and surely not many are...

Dec 21, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Considering Gigantic Heavyweight Title Fight to Close out Career

Francis Ngannou is one fight away from fulfilling the prophecies of being the next big thing. He’s scheduled to fight Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title in Boston on January 20th. Coincidentally, on the same card as Daniel Cormier’s title defense against Volkan Oezdemir. Aside from one loss and one no contest to Jon...

Dec 18, 2017 9:03 am

UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman lost a brutal bet over the weekend

On Saturday evening, the UFC touched down in Winnipeg, Manitoba with UFC on Fox 26. While the card was packed with exciting scraps, perhaps the most anticipated of the bunch was a main card welterweight scrap between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Mike Perry. Given the pair’s shared propensity for knockouts, few people expected this one to...

Dec 13, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic Talks to Joe Rogan About Francis Ngannou

One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. All finishes. Everyone Francis Ngannou has tested his record-breaking power on has not been able to take it. The latest victory over former K-1 grand prix champion Alistair Overeem, earned the surging contender the biggest fight of his career. At UFC 220 in Boston early next year, he will...

Dec 7, 2017 10:58 am

Franics Ngannou Enters Into a Very Elite Group After Updated Rankings

The kind of hype train that Francis Ngannou and the UFC has created hasn’t been seen in quite some time. It’s not even just a train anymore, we’ve got hype planes, trains and automobiles here. Whether proven or not, it doesn’t even matter, the only thing that can slow all this momentum now is Stipe...

Dec 7, 2017 6:00 am

Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar signs. In Ngannou, he believes he has found a future superstar. “Once we keep this guy active, and you see him doing this to all...