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Coach puzzled by comments on Ngannou’s ego: He’s a ‘pleasure’ to work with

Coach John Wood can’t understand the criticism of Francis Ngannou’s ‘ego.’ After Francis Ngannou’s lackluster decision loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC 226, head president Dana White threw the heavyweight …read more

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John Wood Believes That Francis Ngannou Doesn’t Have An Ego Problem

Much has been said about Francis Ngannou’s attitude after his appalling performance against Derrick Lewis at UFC 226. After UFC 226, UFC President Dana White made bizarre claims about Ngannou’s …read more

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Coach refutes Dana White’s negative comments about Francis Ngannou

After Francis Ngannou’s back-to-back decision losses to then UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis, UFC President Dana White accused the Cameroonian-French heavyweight contender of having an ego problem.
“I …read more

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John Wood says he didn’t see ego issue with Francis Ngannou, still believes he can be ‘unstoppable force’

Francis Ngannou hasn’t had the best 2018.
The rising heavyweight prospect, whom many believed was destined for stardom, lost to UFC champion Stipe Miocic in a one-sided unanimous decision at UFC …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Makes Interesting Claim About Francis Ngannou Prior To UFC Beijing

Curtis Blaydes has made some interesting comments about his next opponent, Francis Ngannou, as he prepares for this rematch. If you recall, in their first fight, the former title contender …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes says UFC Beijing opponent Francis Ngannou is “unwilling to change”

On November 24, in the main event of UFC Beijing, surging UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes will attempt to avenge the only loss his career, as he battles former title …read more

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Blaydes: Ngannou looked ‘unsure of himself’ at UFC 226

Curtis Blaydes believes his UFC Beijing opponent Francis Ngannou looked “hesitant” in his last fight against Derrick Lewis because he was worried about gassing out. Curtis Blaydes will seek redemption …read more

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Ngannou, Blaydes meet again in Beijing

Two of the top heavyweights in mixed martial arts will thrill fans in the UFC’s first visit to Beijing, China, as Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes meet in a highly-anticipated …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Francis Ngannou rematch official for UFC Beijing main event

The UFC’s big debut in Beijing, China will have a suitably big main event. In keeping with recent reports, the card will be headlined by heavyweight rematch between top contenders …read more

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Morning Report: Francis Ngannou’s coach says Dana White was right about heavyweight’s ego issue

At the beginning of this year, Francis Ngannou was the hottest commodity in the heavyweight division. After delivering the Knockout of the Year for 2017 against Alistair Overeem, Ngannou was …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s Coach Agrees: His Ego IS Out Of Control

MMA Factory head coach Fernand Lopez doesn’t sound happy with his student Ngannou, and it all came out on a recent podcast. Dana White’s been in the news a lot …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s Coach: Dana Was Right About Francis’s Ego

In the UFC 226 Post-Fight press conference, Dana White laid into Francis Ngannou, claiming that the heavyweight’s ego had spiraled out of control in the weeks prior to his championship …read more

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Coach agrees with Dana White’s claim that Francis Ngannou has an ego problem

Shortly after Francis Ngannou gave up a decision to Derrick Lewis at UFC 226 — in inarguably one of the worst UFC fights ever — UFC President Dana White suggested …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Francis Ngannou Rematch Booked For UFC in Beijing

Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes are set to run back their April 2016 encounter, as ESPN first reported on Thursday that the two have agreed …read more

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Report: Ngannou Vs. Blaydes Rematch To Headline UFC Beijing On Nov. 24

An interesting Heavyweight rematch between Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes is reportedly set to headline an upcoming UFC Fight Night event on November 24, 2018 in Beijing, China.
That’s according to …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Expected to Rematch Francis Ngannou in UFC China Main Event

Curtis Blaydes will look to extend his win streak and avenge the only loss of his UFC career when he meets Francis Ngannou in the main event at UFC Fight …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Francis Ngannou 2 in the works for UFC Fight Night 141 in Beijing

April 10, 2016; Zagreb, Croatia; Curtis Blaydes moves in with a punch as Francis Ngannou defends during UFC Fight Night at Zagreb Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

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Report | Curtis Blaydes vs Francis Ngannou 2 in the works for UFC Beijing

The heavyweight division over the past so many years has been one of the shallower ones in MMA. But that has begun to change recently.
Leading the charge are several talented …read more

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Sources: Ngannou-Blaydes set for Beijing bout

UFC Fight Night: Beijing will feature a heavyweight bout between Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes, sources tell ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Curtis Blaydes 2 targeted for UFC Beijing

Curtis Blaydes is getting the chance to avenge the lone loss of his career.
Sources confirmed to MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti that Blaydes and Francis Ngannou have verbally agreed to fight …read more

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Derrick Lewis Believes Francis Ngannou Looked Scared at UFC 226

Derrick Lewis believes Francis Ngannou had fear in his eyes when they fought last month. In the co-main event of UFC 226, Lewis and Ngannou shared the Octagon inside the …read more

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Derrick Lewis says Francis Ngannou “looked scared from the get-go” at UFC 226

Derrick Lewis and Francis Ngannou’s UFC 226 heavyweight contender bout was expected to produce fireworks. Given the pair’s shared propensity for violent, one-punch knockouts, it seemed almost impossible that the …read more

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Derrick Lewis says Francis Ngannou ‘looked scared from the get-go’ at UFC 226, has ‘never’ experienced that

Derrick Lewis wasn’t surprised to hear the reason behind Francis Ngannou’s baffling performance at UFC 226.
The much-anticipated battle between the two heavyweight contenders ended being a lackluster affair that saw …read more

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Lewis On ‘Some Type Of Steroids’ For UFC 229 And USADA Ain’t Even Mad

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving Derrick Lewis a chance to erase the memory of his last performance — a three-round snoozer against the atrophied Francis Ngannou at UFC 226 …read more

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Dana White Questions Francis Ngannou’s Mindset

UFC President Dana White is not as strong of a believer in heavyweight star Francis Ngannou as he once was. As seen in the co-main event of UFC 226 pay-per-view …read more

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Dana White on Francis Ngannou’s struggles: “I completely saw it coming”

Heading into his January heavyweight title fight with then champion Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou was easily one of the most hyped title challengers in UFC history. In the end, of …read more

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White: Ngannou ‘completely lost his mind’ prior to Miocic fight

UFC president Dana White is unsure if Francis Ngannou will ever be the same following consecutive losses. UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou was one of the hottest names in the sport …read more

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Dana White wonders if Francis Ngannou will ever get back on track after he 'lost his mind'

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UFC President Dana White is not walking back any of his criticism of Francis Ngannou following an ugly loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC …read more

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