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Twitter Reacts As Miocic Retains ‘Baddest Man On The Planet’ Moniker With Win Over Ngannou

Few could have imagined before UFC 220 on Saturday night in Boston that the heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou would go the five-round championship distance. The champion, Miocic, came into the bout on the back of five consecutive KO/TKO finishes, the last four coming in the very first round. The challenger had finished ten straight opponents …

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Watch: Epic New Miocic – Ngannou Promo Has Us Wishing Away The First Few Weeks Of 2018

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic really seems to enjoy referring to himself as “the baddest man on the planet.” During the summer Miocic expressed an interest in crossing over to the world of boxing to face IBF and WBA heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua. When Joshua subsequently claimed that he had never even heard of the Cleveland banger, writing “who the …

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Miocic – Ngannou Has Already Been Booked & Fans Don’t Have Long To Wait For The Heavyweight Hostilities

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 2: (L) Francis Ngannou celebrates after his bout against Alistair Overeem during the UFC 218 event at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

At the UFC 218 post-fight presser on Saturday night, a member of the gathered MMA media asked Dana White about the possibility of adding Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou to the UFC 220 card on January 20th. “I’d love it,” responded the UFC president. And Dana’s love, hopes and dreams obviously count for a lot. On Wednesday night, MMAJunkie reported …

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Watch: Francis Ngannou Scores Utterly Chilling One-Punch KO Win Over Alistair Overeem At UFC 218

Heavyweight phenom Francis Ngannou continued his terrifying run through the division of the giants on Saturday night in Detroit, as he st-st-st-starched – as Brendan Schaub might say – former Strikeforce champion and recent UFC title challenger Alistair Overeem with a sickening hook-cum-uppercut less than two minutes into the co-main event of UFC 218. Overeem ran to the centre of …

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Huge Heavyweight Bout Announced For UFC 215

French-Cameroonian mixed martial artist Francis Ngannou poses during a training session at the MMA Factory in Paris on April 21, 2017. Born in Cameroon, Ngannou arrived in France in 2013 looking for a different life, but soon found himself homeless. From the streets of Paris to a chance encounter at an MMA gym, he now holds a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and has his eyes set on the world number one belt. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

The scariest man in the division is back in action. Francis NGannou will face his toughest test to date when he takes on Junior Dos Santos at UFC 215. The Cameroon native has been flawless to date in the UFC and finished all five of his bouts so far. His latest fight was a demolition of Andrei Arlovski back in …

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Report: UFC Hoping To Book Francis Ngannou Vs Junior Dos Santos For August

According to a report from MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, French-based Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou could face the sternest test of his UFC career this August, as the promotion is lining up a fight between he and former UFC heavyweight kingpin Junior dos Santos. UFC would like to book Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos for the yet-to-be announced 8/19 PPV, …

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Video Illustrates Astounding Progress UFC Heavyweight Mega-Prospect Francis Ngannou Has Made In Just 3 Years

A superhero physique and frightening punching-power are helping UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou to capture the imaginations of MMA fans everywhere. But it’s his astounding backstory that is perhaps most responsible for endearing the 30-year-old to the MMA masses. Born in Cameroon, Ngannou was living rough on the streets of Paris when he first walked into the MMA Factory gym looking …

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