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Johnny Walker ‘not scared to fight’ Francis Ngannou

Light heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker is open to all sorts of challenges in the UFC. Fully recovered from a freak shoulder injury sustained during a post-fight dance celebration in March, …read more

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Johnny Walker open to fighting Francis Ngannou, says Jon Jones is ‘afraid to lose to an unknown guy’

Johnny Walker is tired of waiting. In fact, he’s so eager to return he’s picking fights at both light heavyweight and heavyweight.
The Brazilian 205-pounder impressed the MMA world with three …read more

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Francis Ngannou: Maybe Daniel Cormier submits Stipe Miocic this time

UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou awaits his shot at the winner of a title rematch between champ Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic at UFC 241.
The opportunity hasn’t been promised to the …read more

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Francis Ngannou and the heavyweight Rumble that needs to happen

Francis Ngannou (14-3-0) is on a roll and shows no signs of slowing down. “The Predator” scored yet another first-round knockout victory last month at UFC Minneapolis, defeating former champion …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Robert Whittaker title fight 'definitely' in Australia

Israel Adesanya on two fights that lie ahead, Colby Covington on fighting a friend, Francis Ngannou on fighting for a belt and more from Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Calm Down Franny, Nothing’s Changed

Now that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, has laid waste to a pair of former 265-pound champions in the form of Cain Velasquez and Junior dos …read more

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Daniel Cormier Wouldn’t Hesitate Fighting ‘Great Guy’ Francis Ngannou

Daniel Cormier isn’t sold on Francis Ngannou being drastically different from his fights with Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis. Cormier is the reigning UFC heavyweight champion. He’ll put his gold …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier on potential Francis Ngannou fight: ‘It’s not a fight that I would have much hesitation in taking’

With UFC 239 and International Fight Week now in the books, all the eyes in the MMA world turn to the rest of the summer fight schedule, and the biggest …read more

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Johnny Walker won’t rule out a move to heavyweight, believes he can defeat Francis Ngannou

Johnny Walker is one of the more promising light heavyweight prospects in the UFC. The Brazilian is 17-3 as a pro, and 3-0 in the UFC, with all three wins …read more

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Daniel Cormier questions Francis Ngannou’s hype: ‘Nothing’s changed’

“This is the same thing that we saw prior to his title fight. Just remember that.” Has heavy-hitting knockout artist Francis Ngannou evolved since his title loss to Stipe Miocic …read more

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Dana White hates question about title shots for Tony Ferguson and Francis Ngannou

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The UFC title pictures at both lightweight and heavyweight seem pretty clear with regard to what’s upcoming and what should happen afterward, but …read more

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Dana White discusses what could prevent Tony Ferguson and Francis Ngannou title shots

UFC President Dana White loves to use the phrase ‘anything can happen’ and that’s just how he feels about potential title shots for Tony Ferguson and Francis Ngannou.
During an interview …read more

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Michael Bisping thinks Francis Ngannou would KO Jon Jones

“I’m sorry, I’m not being a hater on Jones for saying that. I’m being pro-Ngannou.” Daniel Cormier might be the reigning heavyweight champion, but the general consensus is that Cameroonian …read more

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Michael Bisping Would Favor Francis Ngannou To Defeat Jon Jones At Heavyweight

Jon Jones hasn’t been shy of late regarding a potential move up to heavyweight to fight the likes of Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez with “The Predator” stating that he’d …read more

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Michael Bisping believes Francis Ngannou would sleep Jon Jones

For a long time, many people have been clamoring to see light heavyweight king Jon Jones move up to heavyweight. He has almost cleaned out the entire 205lbs division, and …read more

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Schaub: Dos Santos was ‘scared to get hit’ by Ngannou

Retired UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub shares his opinions about this past weekend’s heavyweight main event. Many expected UFC Minneapolis’ headliner between heavy hitters Junior dos Santos and Francis Ngannou to …read more

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UFC rankings update: Francis Ngannou holds spot at heavyweight

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last Saturday’s UFC Minneapolis card, and as expected there have been a few changes.
Interestingly, headliner Francis Ngannou didn’t move …read more

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Brendan Schaub Believes Junior Dos Santos Was Affected By Fear Of Francis Ngannou's Power

Junior dos Santos went into his much-anticipated heavyweight bout against Francis Ngannou last Saturday at UFC Minneapolis full of confidence but like many men before him, quickly fell victim to …read more

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Rogan on Ngannou’s knockout of JDS: The scary thing is he just clipped him

Joe Rogan has given his take on Francis Ngannou’s impressive knockout of Junior dos Santos. Joe Rogan has praised the power of Francis Ngannou after his 71-second knockout over Junior …read more

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UFC Minneapolis main card averages 1.09 million viewers

It was a strong night for the UFC on ESPN television to end June. Francis Ngannou’s second UFC on ESPN main event appearance resulted in a second impressive television rating …read more

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Opinion | Unspoken roadblock impeding Francis Ngannou’s heavyweight title shot is Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones hasn’t officially committed to a move to heavyweight, but he has hinted strongly that he’d be willing to do so for the right price …read more

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Brendan Schaub Says JDS ‘Looked A Little Hesitant’ Against Francis Ngannou

Brendan Schaub witnessed UFC Minneapolis and believes Francis Ngannou put fear in Junior dos Santos. UFC Minneapolis was a chance for dos Santos to continue a resurgence. “Cigano” had won …read more

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Brendan Schaub: JDS was ‘scared’ to get hit by Francis Ngannou

Brendan Schaub believes that Junior dos Santos showed hesitation in his bout with Francis Ngannou.
In the main event of UFC Minneapolis this past Saturday night (June 29), dos Santos collided …read more

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Dos Santos: Title shot will ‘take a little bit more time now’

Junior dos Santos isn’t going anywhere following his devastating loss to Francis Ngannou. Junior dos Santos may have fallen short in a crucial fight with Francis Ngannou, but he doesn’t …read more

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Joe Rogan Reacts To Francis Ngannou’s UFC Minneapolis Win Over Junior dos Santos

In the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou was looking to extend his winning streak to three when he took on Junior dos Santos. There, for the first time …read more

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Joe Rogan reacts to Francis Ngannou’s KO win over Junior dos Santos

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan was paying attention to the UFC Minneapolis main event.
Taking center stage this past Saturday night (June 29) was a heavyweight tilt between Francis Ngannou and …read more

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Daily Debate results: What was UFC Minneapolis' most underrated story?

The UFC’s long-awaited return to Minneapolis had some great stories this past Saturday.
In the main event, Francis Ngannou won his third straight – with a third straight first-round knockout – …read more

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Rogan: Everyone Is Scared Of Ngannou

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender, Francis Ngannou, has a frightening 100-percent finishing rate, notching 10 knockouts and four submissions in his 14 wins across his nearly six-year mixed martial …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan on Francis Ngannou’s power: ‘The consequences are so grave so everyone is scared’

Last Saturday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, Francis Ngannou reemerged as the top heavyweight contender, stopping Junior dos Santos with punches in just 71 seconds. But unlike …read more

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JDS apologizes to fans for ‘millisecond’s mistake,’ congratulates Ngannou

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is sorry about the way his fight with Francis Ngannou turned out. Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has no excuses for his …read more

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Francis Ngannou explains how he turned career around after consecutive losses

Before his heavyweight title shot against Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou was regarded as a near unstoppable force in the Octagon. After the world watched him get walloped by the Miocic …read more

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Johnny Walker claims he can beat Francis Ngannou today

This list of people willing to fight Francis Ngannou is seemingly getting shorter and shorter. Having rebounded from two worrying losses with a trio of blitzkrieg knockouts of Curtis Blaydes, …read more

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After UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou attributes renewed success to having fun again

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MINNEAPOLIS – After back-to-back losses to Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis, some fans and analysts were …read more

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Dana White Noncommittal Regarding Title Shots for Francis Ngannou, Joseph Benavidez

Both Francis Ngannou and Joseph Benavidez appeared to solidify their positions as No. 1 contender in their respective divisions at …read more

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Junior dos Santos discusses next move after Ngannou loss

Last weekend, former UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos stepped into the cage with Francis Ngannou in a perceived number-one contender fight. Unfortunately for the Brazilian and his fans, this …read more

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Dana White explains why he can’t promise title shots to Francis Ngannou or Joseph Benavidez yet

Francis Ngannou and Joseph Benavidez did everything possible to cement themselves as the No. 1 contenders in their respective divisions yet a title shot can’t be promised to either one …read more

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Junior dos Santos Laments Strategic Gaffe That Led to KO Loss at UFC on ESPN 3

Junior dos Santos didn’t have much time to get settled in against Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 3 headliner on Saturday night. …read more

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After Quick Knockout of Junior dos Santos, Francis Ngannou Primed for Second Title Shot

Two years ago, Francis Ngannou was at the top of the UFC heavyweight contenders’ ladder, and he was expected to become world champion. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Francis Ngannou and UFC on ESPN 3's other key winners?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Junior Dos Santos after UFC on ESPN 3 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
And …read more

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Francis Ngannou doesn’t care who wins at UFC 241, he simply wants what he’s earned

Plain and simple, Francis Ngannou wants what he believes he’s earned: a UFC heavyweight title shot.
After Saturday night’s headlining performance at UFC on ESPN 3, it’s difficult to argue with …read more

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What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou?

After another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old foe. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos recap video

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See the highlights from UFC on ESPN 3’s Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos, as MMAWeekly: The Low Down’s Jake Hattan recaps UFC on ESPN 3: …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 3: Ngannou's title shot, 'Joey Two Times' and more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis? Here’s a few post-fight musings …
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1. Francis Ngannou is truly title-ready this time
You won’t convince me …read more

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Heavyweight human highlight reel Francis Ngannou still has beasts to slay to become champion

In the short history of mixed martial arts, the sport has seen few punchers with the pure power of Francis Ngannou. In his last seven wins, the Cameroonian has never …read more

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Beyond Scary: Francis Ngannou & The Pursuit of HW GOAT Status

OK, it’s time to have a talk about Francis Ngannou. Last night in the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou did it again. He knocked out an elite heavyweight …read more

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Dos Santos: ‘I kind of gave’ Ngannou that victory

Junior dos Santos speaks about his loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC Minneapolis on Saturday. After his title fight loss to Stipe Miocic in 2017, Junior dos Santos bounced …read more

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What’s next for Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos after UFC Minneapolis?

On Saturday night, the Octagon returned to ESPN with UFC Minneapolis. In the main event of this card, Francis Ngannou took on Junior dos Santos in a pivotal heavyweight contender …read more

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JDS Blames Himself For Ngannou Defeat

Dos Santos was pretty critical of his performance after getting TKO’d by Francis Ngannou in just 71 seconds, Junior dos Santos often gets praise for being one of the …read more

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Junior dos Santos releases statement on loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC Minneapolis

Francis Ngannou scored another fast — and devastating — knockout over a former UFC heavyweight champion in 2019, stopping Junior dos Santos in the main event of UFC Minneapolis on …read more

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Ngannou: ‘I don’t need to convince people’ I can compete against Miocic or DC

Francis Ngannou feels he does not to prove himself against high-caliber wrestlers like Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier, whom he can likely face, next. Francis Ngannou was on an …read more

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Ngannou Demands Winner Of Cormier Vs. Miocic: ‘I Deserve It!’

Francis Ngannou didn’t waste any time making it clear that he wanted another title shot after his big win in Minneapolis. It took Francis Ngannou just 71 seconds to demolish …read more

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Biggest Winners, Loser For UFC On ESPN 3

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Target Center last night (Sat., June 29, 2019) as UFC Fight Night 154 took place inside in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the headlining act, Francis Ngannou starched …read more

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Francis Ngannou calls for title shot, Dana White says not so fast

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou extended his current win streak to three in a row this evening, earning a first round knockout victory over Junior dos Santos.
‘The Predator‘ …read more

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Junior Dos Santos on loss to Francis Ngannou: 'I kind of gave him that victory'

MINNEAPOLIS – Following his loss on Saturday night, Junior Dos Santos made it a point to congratulate his opponent Francis Ngannou on an important victory. However, the former UFC heavyweight …read more

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Junior dos Santos issues statement following loss to Francis Ngannou

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was riding a ton of momentum headed into tonight’s UFC Minneapolis main event against Francis Ngannou.
The Brazilian slugger, dos Santos entered tonight’s contest …read more

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Michael Bisping and Paul Felder break down UFC on ESPN 3 performances (video)

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Jon Anik, Paul Felder and Michael Bisping react to Francis Ngannou’s first-round TKO of Junior dos Santos …read more

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Francis Ngannou makes title shot case, Dana White says it's not that easy

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MINNEAPOLIS – Francis Ngannouhad a quick conversation with UFC president Dana White after his quick knockout …read more

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Francis Ngannou to Dana White: Wants credit and a UFC heavyweight title shot (video)

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Francis Ngannou appears to be back on form after making quick work of former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on Saturday …read more

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Francis Ngannou told Dana White, ‘I need the title shot’ after KO of Junior dos Santos

It’s hard to argue against the logic that Francis Ngannou has done more than enough to earn another shot at the UFC heavyweight title.
Following first-round knockouts against both Cain Velasquez …read more

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UFC Minneapolis bonuses: Francis Ngannou, Joseph Benavidez, Alonzo Menifield and Eryk Anders score big

Another day, another $50,000 for Francis Ngannou
For his skull rattling first-round knockout of Junior dos Santos in the main event of UFC Minneapolis on Saturday, “The Predator” pocketed his fourth …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 Bonuses: Ngannou, Benavidez, Menifield, Anders Nab $50K Checks

Four “Performance of the Night” checks were awarded at Francis Ngannou, Joseph Benavidez, Alonzo Menifield and Eryk Anders all received $50,000 for their efforts in Minneapolis. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 bonuses: Of course Francis Ngannou earned 'Performance of the Night'

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MINNEAPOLIS – If Francis Ngannou didn’t get a bonus for his UFC on ESPN 3 performance, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 bonuses: Francis Ngannou and Joseph Benavidez close with bonus winners

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday, where several of the top fighters on the roster shined, claiming Performance of the Night bonuses, with no single fight …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 results: Francis Ngannou continues his reign over the heavyweight division

Francis Ngannou made quick work of former champion Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on Saturday night in Minneapolis, Minn., cementing his claim to another shot at the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Francis Ngannou's 71-second TKO of Junior Dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3

Francis Ngannou may have taken the final step toward another UFC title shot on Saturday when he defeated former champion Junior Dos Santos in the UFC on ESPN 3 main …read more

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UFC Minneapolis in Tweets: Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s knockout over Junior dos Santos

Heading into the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Francis Ngannou was out to prove he was the rightful number one contender for the UFC heavyweight championship. Opposite him stood the …read more

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UFC Minneapolis Results: Francis Ngannou flattens Junior dos Santos (VIDEO)

A key heavyweight bout featuring former division champion Junior dos Santos taking on dangerous knockout artist Francis Ngannou headlined tonight’s UFC Minneapolis event.
Junior dos Santos (21-5 MMA) entered tonight’s contest …read more

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Pros react to Ngannou’s brutal TKO of JDS at UFC Minneapolis

Francis Ngannou knocked out Junior dos Santos early into their fight at UFC Minneapolis. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. Francis Ngannou only needed 71 seconds to secure …read more

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Pros react to Francis Ngannou stopping Junior dos Santos at UFC Minneapolis

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos squared off with dangerous knockout artist Francis Ngannou in tonight’s UFC Minneapolis main event.
Junior dos Santos (21-6 MMA) entered tonight’s event headliner on …read more

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UFC Minneapolis results: Francis Ngannou demolishes Junior dos Santos with 71-second TKO

Francis Ngannou might just be the scariest fighter in mixed martial arts history.
On Saturday night, the ferocious knockout artist lived up to his reputation once again, needing just 71 seconds …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 results: Francis Ngannou makes quick work of Junior Dos Santos, calls for title shot

Both Francis Ngannou and Junior Dos Santos have become synonymous with the word “knockout.” So it came as no surprise when one of the heavyweight behemoths ended Saturday’s UFC on …read more

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UFC Minneapolis live blog: Ngannou vs. dos Santos

This is the UFC Minneapolis live blog for Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos, a heavyweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Ngannou, who is coming …read more

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UFC Minneapolis Live Results and Highlights

A heavyweight showdown between dangerous knockout artists Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos headlines tonight’s UFC Minneapolis event.
The twelve bout fight card, which takes place live from the Target Center, …read more

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UFC Minneapolis betting odds: Francis Ngannou favored to KO Junior dos Santos

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s UFC Minneapolis card, where Francis Ngannou is favored over Junior dos Santos in the main event. It’s fight day for UFC Minneapolis and …read more

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UFC ‘Minneapolis’ Clash: ‘JDS’ Vs. Ngannou!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight knockout artists Junior dos Santos and Francis Ngannou will brawl TONIGHT (June 29, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 3 from inside Target Center in Minneapolis, …read more

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UFC Minneapolis Start Time, TV Schedule, Who Is Fighting Tonight!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to invade Target Center TONIGHT (Sat., June 29, 2019) as UFC on ESPN 3 — featuring Francis Ngannou taking on Junior dos Santos — …read more

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Junior dos Santos makes his prediction for Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 

If Junior dos Santos can get through Francis Ngannou at this weekend’s UFC Fight Night card in Minnesota, he knows a title shot should be awaiting him.
With a three fight …read more

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UFC Minneapolis Results: Ngannou vs. dos Santos

MMA Fighting has UFC Minneapolis results for the Ngannou vs. dos Santos event Saturday at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In the main event, Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos will …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos for UFC Fight Night in Minneapolis, and everything you don’t about punching time. …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos showdown is heavyweight jolt we’ve been missing

The top of the UFC heavyweight division has mostly been a barren landscape of dusty tumbleweeds lately, which is to say that nothing much has been going on. Champion Daniel …read more

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Preview! Who Goes Nighty-Night In Minneapolis?

I know this is mixed martial arts (MMA) and anything can happen, but c’mon … somebody is getting KTFO tonight (Sat., June 29, 2019) when Francis Ngannou and Junior dos …read more

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Face Off! ‘Predator’ Stares Down ‘Cigano’ In Minneapolis

Top 3-ranked heavyweight contenders, Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos, came face-to-face earlier today at the conclusion of the UFC on ESPN 3 ceremonial weigh ins, which took place roughly …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘Cigano!’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight kingpin, Junior dos Santos, looks to earn another shot at gold by dispatching fellow knockout artist, Francis Ngannou, this Saturday (June 29, 2019) at …read more

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Ngannou, Dos Santos make weight for UFC bout

The winner of the heavyweight fight between Francis Ngannou and Junior Dos Santos at UFC Minneapolis could be next in line for a title shot. …read more

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Opinion: JDS, Ngannou, Velasquez, and the Heavyweight Dream

When Junior dos Santos goes out to fight Francis Ngannou, he’ll represent the last tattered remnants of that time when the heavyweights could be the face of the UFC. Back …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 weigh-ins video, photo gallery: Ngannou, Dos Santos combine for 500+ pounds

MINNEAPOLIS – The UFC on ESPN 3 main event is official after Francis Ngannou and Junior Dos Santos stepped on the scale this morning at weigh-ins.
The heavyweight headliners had no …read more

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UFC Minneapolis | Dan Lambert believes no one should count out Junior dos Santos against Francis Ngannou

Junior dos Santos is set to take on Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC Minneapolis. The expectation is that the winner will fight for the heavyweight title next.
According …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 weigh-in results: Ngannou and dos Santos ready to battle for shot at the belt

UFC on ESPN 3 from Minneapolis, Minn., where top heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos try to find their way into a title fight, is set following Friday’s …read more

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Daily Debate results: Daniel Cormier vs. Francis Ngannou has overwhelming interest

This summer is significant to the UFC heavyweight division as champion Daniel Cormier is set to return to defend his title in August just weeks after a potential title eliminator …read more

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Junior dos Santos calls Francis Ngannou ‘most dangerous man’ in MMA today

Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos was moved a week earlier, going from a UFC 239 main card attraction to UFC Minneapolis headliner on June 29, but the Brazilian, a …read more

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Ngannou Vs Dos Santos A Good Reason To Root For ‘DC’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to produce the next contender for the heavyweight title when Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos collide in the UFC on ESPN 3 main …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘The Predator!’

Terrifying knockout artist, Francis Ngannou, will throw down with former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight kingpin, Junior dos Santos, this Saturday (June 29, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 3 from …read more

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Junior Dos Santos: Francis Ngannou 'doesn't know (expletive) about jiu-jitsu'

Former UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos doesn’t look at Francis Ngannou the same after he questioned his Brazilian jiu-jitsu credentials.
Ngannou’s quip that Dos Santos’ black belt is fake only …read more

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Francis Ngannou ‘Definitely’ Wants To Fight Jon Jones

Many have been wondering how Jon Jones would fare in the heavyweight division and Francis Ngannou wouldn’t mind being a dance partner.
Ngannou and Jones are currently on different paths. ‘The …read more

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Francis Ngannou expects title shot for the winner of his UFC on ESPN 3 headliner (video)

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Francis Ngannou steps into the UFC on ESPN 3 main event this Saturday fully expecting the winner of his fight with Junior dos Santos to be the …read more

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Junior dos Santos wants to fight Deontay Wilder: ‘I can see many holes in his game’

If Junior dos Santos defeats Francis Ngannou at UFC Minneapolis this weekend, he hopes it’ll earn him a heavyweight title shot — though he doesn’t intend to wait for that …read more

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UFC Minneapolis | Pro fighters make their picks for Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos

The Octagon returns to Minnesota this Saturday for UFC Minneapolis. In the main event of the card, Francis Ngannou is taking on Junior dos Santos in a pivotal heavyweight clash.
Ahead …read more

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Junior dos Santos won’t wait for title shot with win over Ngannou

This weekend, in the main event of UFC Minneapolis, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will step into the cage with fearsome puncher Francis Ngannou in a perceived number …read more

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Francis Ngannou's secret to his rebound? Rediscovering the fun

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Francis Ngannou appears to have learned all the right lesson from his losses to Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis.
Ngannou appeared to be on the brink of superstardom …read more

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Junior dos Santos responds to Ngannou’s black belt comments

When you look at the UFC Minneapolis headliner between Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos on paper, most would agree that the meat and potatoes of the bout will take …read more

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