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Ngannou teases ‘big news coming soon’ on next fight

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Could a title shot be next for Francis Ngannou? After a mostly disastrous 2018, Francis Ngannou’s 2019 has perhaps set him up for a massive …read more

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Francis Ngannou has meeting with Dana White, teases big fight announcement

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou said he had a productive meeting with UFC president Dana White and teased a big fight announcement.
Ngannou has taken to social media in recent weeks …read more

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Ngannou: The UFC makes appear to be a gatekeeper

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Heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou feels belittled by the UFC. Since his two-fight skid in 2018, Francis Ngannou bounced back big …read more

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Francis Ngannou happy to fight Tyson Fury in MMA, then return favor in boxing

Francis Ngannou is more than willing to fight Tyson Fury in the octagon and the boxing ring.
Yes, that’s “and,” not “or.”
With boxing world champion Fury appearing to be dead set …read more

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Francis Ngannou accuses UFC of using him as a gatekeeper

Francis Ngannou wants another shot at the UFC heavyweight title, and believes a fight with Alexander Volkov could be the key to earning that opportunity. Unfortunately, the Cameroonian-Frenchman is convinced …read more

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Ngannou To Volkov: Quit Dodging Me!

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, is not going to be fighting for the 265-pound strap until reigning division kingpin, Stipe …read more

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Posted on November 12, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Chael Sonnen intrigued by potential Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou bout

Chael Sonnen wouldn’t be opposed to seeing Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou.

Fury, who is recognized as the lineal boxing heavyweight champion, made some waves when he claimed he was speaking …read more

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Ngannou to Volkov after UFC Moscow: Don’t turn this down again

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Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou wants Alexander Volkov next. UFC heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov dealt Greg Hardy his second UFC loss on …read more

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Francis Ngannou calls out Alexander Volkov following UFC Moscow

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou called out Alexander Volkov following his unanimous decision win over Greg Hardy at UFC Moscow.

Volkov won a lopsided unanimous decision over Hardy with the three …read more

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Francis Ngannou calls out Alexander Volkov after UFC on ESPN+ 21 win over Greg Hardy

Francis Ngannou wants a piece of Alexander Volkov after UFC on ESPN+ 21.
Following Volkov’s (31-7 MMA, 5-1 UFC) unanimous decision victory over Greg Hardy in Saturday’s co-headliner at CSKA Arena …read more

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Tyson Fury responds to Francis Ngannou’s challenge

Last night, Francis Ngannou announced that boxing legend Mike Tyson had agreed to train him for a potential boxing showdown with Tyson Fury.

Spoke with Mike Tyson and he agreed to …read more

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Francis Ngannou says Mike Tyson has agreed to train him for Tyson Fury boxing match

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou said that boxing legend Mike Tyson has agreed to train him for a superfight boxing match against Tyson Fury.
Ngannou took to his social media today …read more

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Dana White Confirms ‘Exciting’ 2020 for Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou continues to wait in the wings for his next title fight after the heavy-hitting Cameroon-born, French-based Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight was denied a title fight against Stipe Miocic …read more

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UFC President explains why 2020 will be an “exciting year” for Francis Ngannou

UFC president Dana White has predicted that a big year lies ahead for heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou in 2020.
“The Predator” is coming off the back of a strong twelve-month period …read more

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UFC president Dana White says ‘big fights’ await Francis Ngannou in 2020

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Dana White says big things lie ahead for UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou. Expect a big 2020 for UFC heavyweight Francis …read more

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Dana White lays out big plans for Francis Ngannou

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou is one of the most popular fighters on the UFC roster, and it sounds like there are more big things on the horizon for him.
Currently …read more

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Tyson Fury ‘Not Afraid’ of UFC Heavyweights Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou

Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury made waves in the world of mixed martial arts recently, stating that he would be making his debut in the sport by the end of …read more

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Tyson Fury says he’d fight Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou ‘in a heartbeat’

Tyson Fury recently came out and said he wants to train MMA with Conor McGregor and it turns out he is working on setting that up.
Not only has he spoke …read more

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Francis Ngannou Says He Needed Stipe Miocic To Advance His Career

Back at UFC 220 in January of 2018, Francis Ngannou was taking on Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title. Ngannou was knocking everyone out and many expected him to do …read more

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Francis Ngannou hates losing, but he needed Stipe Miocic fight to prepare him for title

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Since joining the UFC roster, Francis Ngannou has become the most feared knockout striker in the world. But sometimes, it’s easy to forget he’s been …read more

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Francis Ngannou demands respect from the UFC

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou is fed up with the UFC, who he says continue to ignore his calls for a next date and opponent.
Speaking to TMZ, “The Predator” said …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Francis Ngannou welcomes heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou continues to chase a superfight against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Speaking to TMZ, Francis Ngannou agreed with Jones’ recent comments that a fight between …read more

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Ngannou Turned Down Volkov Fight, Ruined Christmas

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender Francis Ngannou, currently ranked No. 2 in the division behind former champion Daniel …read more

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Jon Jones Feels Bout With Francis Ngannou Is ‘Inevitable’

Jon Jones is getting bored of the light heavyweight division and believes he’ll eventually take his talents to heavyweight against Francis Ngannou. Jones is the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion. …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Jones bored of light heavyweight, teases of ‘inevitable’ superfight with Ngannou

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Jon Jones teases of a heavyweight showdown with Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones is just about fed up of defending his UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Jon Jones feels a heavyweight fight with Francis Ngannou ‘is inevitable’

Jon Jones has plenty of interesting matchups on the menu, and a fight with Francis Ngannou is one of the most compelling of the bunch.
Jones faced some adversity in the …read more

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Jon Jones unmotivated by light heavyweight foes; Ngannou on horizon?

Dominick Reyes said Jon Jones should defend or vacate, but the light heavyweight champ sounds more interested in heavyweight Francis Ngannou. …read more

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Jon Jones: ‘Nothing to gain’ by facing Dominick Reyes, fight against Francis Ngannou is ‘inevitable’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones doesn’t seem all that impressed by the current crop of light heavyweights vying for his title.
The reigning 205-pound champion took to Twitter late …read more

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Francis Ngannou after UFC gives Alexander Volkov fight to Greg Hardy

When Junior dos Santos withdrew from his UFC Moscow headlining fight with Alexander Volkov, Francis Ngannou suggested that he’d be willing to step in and replace him. In the end, …read more

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Junior dos Santos withdraws from UFC Moscow main event, Francis Ngannou considers stepping in

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was expected to battle Russia’s Alexander Volkov in the main event of the upcoming UFC Moscow card, scheduled for Nov 9. According to …read more

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‘Predator’ Being Hunted By Harris

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, wants to work his way back up to a 265-pound title shot. But that’s …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Walt Harris open to fighting Jon Jones or Francis Ngannou next

UFC heavyweight contender Walt Harris says he is open to a superfight against his “friend” Jon Jones and to a heavyweight matchup against Francis Ngannou.
Harris is one of the hottest …read more

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Walt Harris offers to take on Francis Ngannou after Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN 7

BOSTON — Walt Harris is on an upward trajectory in the UFC heavyweight division, and he doesn’t want it to stop.
Harris (13-7 MMA, 6-6 UFC) gets his most high-profile opportunity …read more

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Francis Ngannou only interested in Anthony Johnson fight if UFC makes it truly high stakes – like for a title

What would happen if two combustible forces in the heavyweight division met?
That’s what most people wondered when Anthony Johnson (22-6 MMA, 12-6 UFC) announced his return to the UFC, and …read more

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Francis Ngannou expresses frustration with UFC and lack of a fight

Francis Ngannou, one of the top heavyweights in the UFC, is looking for a fight and he’s expressing his frustration with the promotion and their lack of getting him an …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Frustrated with the UFC, Francis Ngannou is eager to fight: 'It's been an exhausting process'

Francis Ngannou has reached a boiling point with his current situation.
The majority of the UFC’s top-ranked heavyweights are either booked, or Ngannou already has taken them out. Basically, there’s no …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Greg Hardy’s Plan? KO Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou, & Derrick Lewis

Greg Hardy won’t be satisfied with his mixed martial arts run if he doesn’t reach the top of the UFC’s heavyweight division. Hardy meets Ben Sosoli tomorrow night (Oct. 18) …read more

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Morning Report: Greg Hardy planning to take over the UFC heavyweight division soon: ‘I’m going to knock out Derrick Lewis, knock out Francis Ngannou, knock out Stipe Miocic’

Danny Segura, MMA Fighting

On Friday night, one of the most controversial figures in the UFC is set to make his return to the octagon. Greg Hardy is facing …read more

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Forget Heavyweight, ‘Rumble’ Now Wants Jones At 205

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So much for that Anthony Johnson vs. Francis Ngannou dream fight. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, …read more

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will cut to 205lbs to fight Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is rumored to be returning to the Octagon as a heavyweight. He even recently said he wanted to fight Francis Ngannou. But …read more

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Rumble interested in mega-fight with Francis Ngannou

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“To me and hopefully to Francis, it has to happen at the right time.” As two of the heaviest punchers …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson interested in Francis Ngannou fight under the right conditions

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is returning to the UFC but this time he’s fighting at heavyweight where he hopes to serve as the new boogieman …read more

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson open to fighting Francis Ngannou

Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson told the media on Tuesday that he is targeting an April 2020 return to the Octagon as a heavyweight. He also …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 331: Francis Ngannou, Niko Price and Phoenix Carnevale

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Frustrated Franny Wants To Kick Some Fanny

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight smashing machine, Francis Ngannou, was hoping to get the next crack at the 265-pound title, but then Stipe Miocic evened …read more

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Francis Ngannou urges UFC to book him a fight, Gilbert Burns responds

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou is urging the promotion to book him for a fight, and a surprise opponent has thrown his name in the hat.
“The Predator” took to Twitter …read more

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Dos Santos thinks Ngannou rematch ‘needs to happen’

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Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos still wants to have one more go at Francis Ngannou. Former UFC heavyweight champion …read more

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