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Michael Bisping: Francis Ngannou Would Knock Jon Jones Out If They Fought

Michael Bisping has given his take on a showdown between heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou and the light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.  Ngannou’s stock is once again peaking after he scored his third consecutive first-round knockout to reestablish himself as the next-in-line for a shot at the divisional title. With wins over Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, and Curtis Blaydes in his …

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Dana On Francis Ngannou Title-Shot: It’s Not That Easy

The UFC president has explained his uncertainty over the future of top heavyweight contender, Francis Ngannou, despite his impressive win over Junior dos Santos last weekend.  Like so many of the other fights that have littered Ngannou’s recent run, the knockout, when it came, was devastating and above all else, it came in lightning quick fashion. With his record now …

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Francis Ngannou Annihilates Junior Dos Santos In 71 Seconds

Francis Ngannou has solidified his place as the heavyweight division’s top contender with another quick knockout of a legendary former champ. There is absolutely no doubt that this man is the most fearsome power-puncher in the history of the UFC. Alistair Overeem, Curtis Blaydes, Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos. All knocked out in under two minutes. There was the sense …

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Francis Ngannou Sees A Major Boxing Crossover In His Future

Hulking heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou sees potential in his future for a cross-over to the sport of boxing once he earns his first UFC championship belt. That shot first came to Ngannou at UFC 220, where a masterful performance from then-champ Stipe Miocic saw him beat his heavily-hyped opponent down over five rounds on the way to his one-sided unanimous …

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Francis Ngannou Vs. Junior Dos Santos: Our Official Prediction

Hard-hitting heavyweights will collide in the UFC Minneapolis main-event as Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos square off in a title elimination showdown. I don’t think it’s a spoiler to make it clear at this point that I don’t see this one going to a decision. With that being said, the heavyweight clash between Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos …

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Team Velasquez Claim Ngannou Landed Illegal Hammerfist On Cain

Javier Mendez, coach to UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez, spoke during a recent interview about the controversial stoppage in his fighter’s showdown with Francis Ngannou. Two-and-a-half years out of action and 26-seconds was all it took for Velasquez’s return to turn into a nightmare as the power of Ngannou proved to be the difference within the first exchange. Or so it …

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Francis Ngannou Vs. Junior Dos Santos On Course For UFC 239

Hard-hitting heavyweights are looking set to collide on the UFC 239 main-card as Francis Ngannou takes on the former champ Junior dos Santos. Ngannou’s resurgence of late came only after the pair of major speed-bumps in the form of his drubbing at the hands of the former heavyweight king Stipe Miocic and his universally-panned matchup with Derrick Lewis. It was …

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Confirmed: Velasquez vs Ngannou To Headline UFC On ESPN 1

Dana White confirmed on Saturday that former heavyweight champion of the world Cain Velasquez will return to the octagon to face Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC fight night Phoenix in February. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported the news and outlined that White had confirmed Velasquez’s return to the octagon for the first time in two years. Velasquez is …

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Cain Velasquez & Francis Ngannou In The Works For UFC Pheonix

Cain Velasquez could be set for a return to the Octagon in early 2019 according to multiple sources. As reported by Ariel Helwani, the UFC is in talks with Velasquez about headlining their UFC Pheonix event on February 19 against none other than Francis Ngannou. Velasquez is a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion having won the title first in 2010 …

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Watch: Francis Ngannou Vs. Curtis Blaydes I Ahead Of UFC Beijing

Relive the first meeting between the UFC Beijing headliners Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou ahead of their rematch tomorrow. A lot can change in two years and for heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou, each has seen their stock rise exponentially since their first meeting back in 2016. Ngannou has, of course, scaled the mountain at a faster rate than …

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