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Curtis Blaydes says Justin Willis wants to be next Colby Covington with his trash talk

NASHVILLE — Curtis Blaydes speaks at UFC Nashville media day about his co-main event bout with Justin Willis, Willis’s trash talk, how he dealt with second Francis Ngannou loss, and …read more

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Curtis Blaydes: Justin Willis thinks he's Colby Covington with Francis Ngannou's skill, but he's not

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Curtis Blaydes is letting Justin Willis’ trash talk ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 6 motivate him rather than negatively impact him.
In the weeks leading up to their …read more

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Francis Ngannou details the day he left his village in Cameroon: ‘I couldn’t say goodbye’

Today, Francis Ngannou is one of the most successful heavyweights in the UFC. Not all that long ago, however, he was struggling to get by in a remote corner of …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes makes prediction for UFC Nashville battle with Justin Willis

On March 23, at UFC Nashville, dangerous heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes will look to distance himself from a tough loss to Francis Ngannou as he takes Justin Willis.

Heading into …read more

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Junior dos Santos welcomes Francis Ngannou fight after UFC Wichita win

Now on a three-fight win streak, Junior dos Santos is looking at a possible matchup against the heavy-handed Francis Ngannou. After a disappointing loss to fellow former champion Stipe …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes believes refs have been stopping Francis Ngannou fights too early

Francis Ngannou is a physical specimen. Standing at 6’4″, 258 pounds, the Cameroon native is widely believed to hold the hardest punch in UFC history.

Ngannou has become one of the …read more

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Junior dos Santos Eyes Francis Ngannou for Summer Scrap

Junior dos Santos knows who he’d like to face next, and it happens to be the man many hail as the scariest man in the UFC, one Francis Ngannou. Saturday …read more

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Junior dos Santos says matchup next with Francis Ngannou would be ‘great’

Junior dos Santos is once again knocking on the door of a heavyweight title shot.
The former UFC heavyweight champion has now won three in a row after a second-round TKO …read more

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Junior Dos Santos blasts Brock Lesnar vs. Daniel Cormier, open to Francis Ngannou fight

Following a second round TKO against Derrick Lewis on Saturday night, Junior Dos Santos is poised for a big fight when he makes his return to action later this year.
The …read more

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Lewis Wants Ngannou Rematch Before He Retires

A much-desired Heavyweight bout between former title contenders Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis didn’t quite live up to the hype, as the two men fought for a lackluster 15 minutes …read more

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Derrick Lewis has ‘to right the wrong’ with Francis Ngannou rematch

This Saturday night the UFC heads back to Kansas state for UFC Wichita. In the event’s featured attraction, we’ll see two heavyweight knockout artists throw leather.

On one side of the …read more

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Derrick Lewis Hopes To ‘Right The Wrong’ Against Francis Ngannou

Derrick Lewis isn’t letting go of his rivalry with Francis Ngannou. Back in July 2018, Lewis and Ngannou shared the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 226. While many …read more

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Derrick Lewis says Francis Ngannou rematch must happen 'to right the wrong'

WICHITA, Kan. – One-time UFC heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis still hasn’t gotten over his snoozer of a fight with Francis Ngannou.
The sluggers talked their way into one of the …read more

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Velasquez in high spirits despite ‘bad day at the office’ against Ngannou

Cain Velasquez released a brief statement on Instagram following his loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC on ESPN 1. Cain Velasquez’ UFC comeback didn’t quite go as planned.
After spending …read more

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'UFC 235 Embedded,' No. 4: Jon Jones meets 'real deal' Francis Ngannou

The UFC’s return to Las Vegas is set for Saturday with UFC 235, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 235 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile …read more

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Cain Velasquez Offers Brief Statement After KO Loss To Francis Ngannou

Cain Velasquez has broken his silence following his knockout loss to Francis Ngannou in Arizona. The former UFC heavyweight champ took to Instagram to briefly comment on his “bad day …read more

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Cain Velasquez issues statement after ‘bad day at the office’ against Francis Ngannou

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s first-ever card on ESPN, former UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez returned from a three-year absence to take on deadly puncher …read more

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UFC Phoenix salaries: Cain Velasquez made bank for Ngannou loss

Last Sunday night at UFC Phoenix, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the cage after nearly three years away, where he battled fearsome heavyweight knockout artist Francis Ngannou.

While …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 salaries: Cain Velasquez ($450k) banks highest paycheck in Phoenix

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Despite a quick TKO loss to onetime title challenger Francis Ngannou, ex-heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez banked the …read more

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UFC Phoenix salaries: Cain Velasquez earns $450,000 in unsuccessful UFC return

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez led the disclosed payroll for UFC Phoenix, cashing a six-figure sum for his unsuccessful return against Francis Ngannou.
The Arizona Department of Gaming released …read more

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UFC Phoenix medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez gets lengthy sit after Ngannou loss

On Sunday, the UFC held its first show on big ESPN, where Cain Velasquez made his long-awaited return to the Octagon to take on Francis Ngannou in Phoenix, Arizona.

The fight …read more

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UFC Fight Night debut on ESPN draws solid ratings against tough competition

The first ever UFC Fight Night card on ESPN drew solid ratings this past Sunday night while going up against some tough competition.
The card featuring Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC Phoenix averages 1,463,000 viewers

Sunday’s UFC show, which was headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez, did 1,463,000 viewers on ESPN, the best number for a main card cable Fight night in more than …read more

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Ngannou on relationship with White: I haven’t talked to him in over a year

UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou says he hasn’t spoke to Dana White in over a year. Francis Ngannou wants a title shot against Daniel Cormier, but ‘The Predator’ has no intention …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Phoenix

When Cain Velasquez’s knee gave out Sunday night, just seconds into his fight with Francis Ngannou, it was yet another reminder of prophetic conversations from more than a dozen years …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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See You In Six Months?

Looks like we’re going to find out just how much of a role that wonky knee played in Francis Ngannou’s knockout win over Cain Velasquez, as the Arizona Department of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 Medical Suspensions: Cain Velasquez Facing 180-Day Layoff

Cain Velasquez is looking at a potential six-month suspension following his loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC on ESPN 1 last weekend. …read more

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Francis Ngannou Reveals The Last Time He Spoke To Dana White

Its been a while since Francis Ngannou spoke to UFC President Dana White. One year to be exact. Speaking to ESPN, “The Predator” reveals he hasn’t talked to the UFC …read more

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Ngannou: I Haven’t Spoken To Dana White In Over A Year

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, was hoping to clear the air with persnickety promotion president, Dana White, after their relationship turned sour in early 2018.
The good …read more

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Francis Ngannou updates on relationship with Dana White

There was a time not all that long ago when UFC President Dana White was at the wheel of the Francis Ngannou hype train. The UFC boss had nothing but …read more

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Morning Report: Francis Ngannou says he hasn’t spoke with Dana White in a year

On Sunday evening at UFC Phoenix, Francis Ngannou reintroduced himself to the heavyweight division, knocking out former two-time champion Cain Velasquez in 26 seconds. And while some people are questioning …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Feb. 19: Francis Ngannou's resurgence continues

Francis Ngannou has made it clear he wants a second chance to claim UFC gold, and his latest performance strengthened his case.
After dealing with a two-fight skid beginning with a …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s Coach on Kneegate: “Pay Attention to the Video”

The main event of UFC Phoenix did not conclude without controversy. The outcome itself is undisputed: Francis Ngannou defeated Cain Velasquez and no party is contesting that. It’s the manner …read more

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Daily Debate: Is Francis Ngannou winning or Cain Velasquez losing the bigger deal?

The UFC on ESPN 1 headliner came and went in just 26 seconds after Francis Ngannou made quick work of Cain Velasquez with a knockout victory.
How the fight came to …read more

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Rogan says Ngannou is ‘the scariest guy I’ve ever seen’

“ Cain is one of the best of all time, that’s how good Ngannou is. This is the scariest guy I’ve ever seen.” Francis Ngannou might not be the UFC …read more

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Coach: Cain Velasquez never said anything about tweaking his knee during open workout

Cain Velasquez returned to the octagon at UFC on ESPN 1 after two-and-a-half years away, only to last 26 seconds with Francis Ngannou before losing by knockout. It was one …read more

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UFC rankings update: Cain Velasquez re-enters the heavyweight top-10

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last Saturday’s UFC Phoenix card, and as expected, there’s been some movement in the heavyweight division.

Francis Ngannou, who …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Francis Ngannou and UFC on ESPN 1's other key winners?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Cain Velasquez after UFC on ESPN 1 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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Rogan Calls Ngannou The ‘Scariest Fighter Of All Time’

13 wins. 13 finishes. Be scared, homie.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, reestablished his place among the top 265-pound contenders by trashing former champion, Cain Velasquez, …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to ‘scariest of all time’ Francis Ngannou stopping Cain Velasquez

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou possess the kind of immeasurable power that could probably knock a planet off its orbit. On Sunday night, he flaunted that power again, thumping the …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan calls Francis Ngannou ‘the scariest guy I’ve ever seen’

On Sunday evening, Francis Ngannou reintroduced himself to the MMA world, knocking out former two-time UFC champion Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds at UFC Phoenix. It was the biggest …read more

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Trading Shots: What to make of Cain Velasquez after this latest disappointment

Did we see Cain Velasquez’s body fail him, or did we see Francis Ngannou fell him at UFC on ESPN 1? And, for Velasquez’s future prospects, which would be worse? …read more

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Cain Velasquez: Unsure of UFC Future; Reflects on Disappointing Loss and Knee Injury

Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the octagon on Sunday against Francis Ngannou but suffered an injury early in the opening round. Following the fight a disappointed Velasquez talked …read more

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The Break: A downside to Francis Ngannou's win? Daley's frustrating strategy vs. Page, more

Ever have one of those weeks and/or weekends when, by the time you get to Monday, you can barely remember everything that happened? That’s more or less every week in …read more

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Knobby Knees ... Or Potent Punch? Velasquez, Ngannou Debate ESPN Ending

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, was stopped by Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event last night in Phoenix, Arizona, after just 26 …read more

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UFC Phoenix bonuses revealed

On Sunday night, the UFC debuted on ESPN with the exciting UFC Phoenix card.

The card was topped by a dynamite heavyweight showdown between Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez, but …read more

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Andre Fili targeting Francis Ngannou, Brock Lesnar and 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin

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PHOENIX – Andre Fili admits he’s his own toughest critic and isn’t completely satisfied with his latest …read more

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Francis Ngannou Should Be Next For Daniel Cormier

2018 was not a kind year for Francis Ngannou. The Cameroon native opened up the year as the hottest heavyweight on the planet following his brutal KO of Alistair Overeem …read more

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What's next for Francis Ngannou, Cain Velasquez and other UFC Phoenix fighters?

Francis Ngannou needed just 26 seconds to put the lights out on Cain Velasquez’s return to the big stage on Sunday. What’s next for these heavyweights and others who fought …read more

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UFC Phoenix, The Morning After: Is Ngannou Back, or Is Cain Done?

What you may have missed from last night Francis Ngannou, if you haven’t seen it, finished Cain in a matter of seconds last night. The question immediately became, what did …read more

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Ngannou: After you defeat Velasquez, you deserve a title shot

After the biggest win of his career, Francis Ngannou is not looking at anything less than a title shot for his next fight. After a brief slump and major …read more

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Daniel Cormier reacts to Cain Velasquez loss, weighs option to 'make it right' vs. Francis Ngannou

For UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez’s loss to Francis Ngannou “was very hard to watch.”
“Just very disappointed,” Cormier said during a “SportsCenter” appearance after the fight. “I know …read more

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Francis Ngannou assures he dropped Cain Velasquez with a punch

Last night, in the headlining bout of the UFC’s debut event on ESPN, Francis Ngannou picked up arguably the biggest win of his career, defeating former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez …read more

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Cain Velasquez Says UFC On ESPN 1 Loss Due To ‘Freak Accident’

Cain Velasquez doesn’t believe Francis Ngannou’s uppercut is what caused him to hit the canvas at UFC on ESPN 1. Last night (Feb. 17), Velasquez made his return to the …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s resurgence is no fluke

For a few minutes on Sunday night, a few seconds of footage that comprised the UFC Phoenix main event functioned as a Rorschach test of sorts for MMA observers. Upon …read more

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Velasquez on loss to Ngannou: ‘I beat myself’

After getting to process everything that happened, Cain Velasquez talks in detail about his 26-second loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC Phoenix. After three years in the sidelines, former …read more

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Sorry Franny, You Get None Of This

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, wants to get revenge on Francis Ngannou for stopping teammate Cain Velasquez in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event last …read more

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Cain Velasquez on Francis Ngannou loss: I beat myself tonight

Cain Velasquez didn’t get the return to action he was hoping for. Instead, the heavyweight legend was stopped by the ferocious Francis Ngannou in the first 30 seconds of their …read more

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Dana White on Francis Ngannou title shot: ‘We have another fight lined up for Cormier’

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s first-ever card on ESPN, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou picked up arguably the biggest victory of his career, deflating …read more

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Francis Ngannou says uppercut, not knee injury, caused Cain Velasquez KO: ‘You can look at the video’

Francis Ngannou encourages anyone doubting his finish to check out the instant replay.
The UFC heavyweight slugger knocked out Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC Phoenix on Sunday night …read more

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RECAP! Ngannou Brutalizes Velasquez In 26 Seconds!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight hitters Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou threw down last night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in …read more

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UFC Phoenix: N’Gannou vs. Velasquez - Winners and Losers

It was an awkward evening in Phoenix for the UFC as Cain Velasquez was unable to regain his elite status, allowing Francis Ngannou to emerge the biggest winner of the …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says the UFC has a title fight lined up for Daniel Cormier, not Francis Ngannou

On Sunday night, Francis Ngannou made quick work of Cain Velasquez, knocking out the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion in just 26 seconds at UFC Phoenix. After the biggest win …read more

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UFC Phoenix video recap: Ngannou spoils Velasquez’s return

In the main event of UFC Phoenix, Francis Ngannou defeated Cain Velasquez by knockout in just 26-seconds. Cain Velasquez’s return to the octagon didn’t go as planned, as he was …read more

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Francis Ngannou Video: Brock Lesnar is Just Walking Around Talking Sh##

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Francis Ngannou pulled off the biggest victory of his career at UFC Fight Night on ESPN in Phoenix on February 17, 2019 by taking out former …read more

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Cain Velasquez: Knee, not punch, put me down versus Francis Ngannou

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PHOENIX – Cain Velasquez said it was his knee that caused his downfall in his headliner against …read more

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Fighters React to Cain Velasquez’ 26-Second Loss at UFC on ESPN 1

Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the cage on Sunday against Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event. He last fought in July 2016. …read more

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Felder edges Vick on scorecards in back-and-forth co-main event

Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, the card had a multitude of crucial undercard matchups. Here’s what went down. …read more

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UFC Phoenix video: Ngannou quickly stops Velasquez in 26 seconds

Check out the full fight video highlights of Francis N’Gannou running through Cain Velasquez in the UFC Phoenix main event. Francis Ngannou just made quick work of former heavyweight champ …read more

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Pros react to Francis Ngannou defeating Cain Velasquez at UFC Phoenix

A highly anticipated heavyweight tilt between former division champion Cain Velasquez and feared knockout artist Francis Ngannou headlined tonight’s UFC Phoenix event.

Cain Velasquez returned to action for the first time …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez results and post-fight analysis

Mookie Alexander recaps the UFC’s first fight card on ESPN television, as Francis Ngannou put away Cain Velasquez Welp.
Cain Velasquez’s return to the Octagon lasted 26 seconds, and …read more

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UFC Phoenix in Tweets: Pros react to Ngannou vs. Velasquez, Gracie’s UFC debut, more

Twenty-six seconds.
That’s how long it took for Francis Ngannou to put a stop to Cain Velasquez’s Octagon return. Ngannou bested the former UFC heavyweight champion in the blink of an …read more

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UFC Phoenix results: Francis Ngannou finishes Cain Velasquez in opening minute

In Nov. 2011, Cain Velasquez lost the first ever UFC fight on the FOX network in a 64-second knockout by Junior dos Santos.
In Feb. 2019, Velasquez headlined the first-ever main …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez full fight video highlights

Watch Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez full fight video highlights from UFC Phoenix’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez took place Feb. 17 at the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Francis Ngannou's 26-second KO of Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1

Francis Ngannou gave Cain Velasquez a rude welcome back to the octagon on Sunday with a quick knockout victory in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event.
Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 …read more

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Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Francis Ngannou’s knockout win over Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. (Photos by Joe Camporeale, USA …read more

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Ngannou Ends Cain in 26 Seconds, Cain Pops Knee in Loss

Former heavyweight Cain Velasquez returned from wandering the earth to face Cameroonian juggernaut Francis Ngannou tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) from Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz., live and …read more

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Ngannou KO's Velasquez in just 26 seconds

Cain Velasquez’s highly anticipated return proved to be short-lived, as Francis Ngannou knocked out the former two-time heavyweight champion in just 26 seconds Sunday at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 Highlights: Francis Ngannou Stuns Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez returned against former title contender Francis Ngannou. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC on ESPN 1 from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in …read more

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UFC Phoenix Results: Francis Ngannou finishes Cain Velasquez in under a minute (Highlights)

A key heavyweight scrap between former division kingpin Cain Velasquez and former title challenger Francis Ngannou headlined tonight’s UFC Phoenix event.

Cain Velasquez returns for the first time since UFC 200 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 results: Francis Ngannou stuns Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds

PHOENIX – Francis Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) is back, if his quick win over Cain Velasquez (14-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) is any indication.
Ngannou needed just 26 seconds to win …read more

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UFC Phoenix live blog: Ngannou vs. Velasquez

This is the UFC Phoenix live blog for Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez, a heavyweight bout at Sunday’s UFC event at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
Ngannou, who has finished …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez live results

Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, the card had a multitude of crucial undercard matchups. Here’s what went down. …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s future past Francis Ngannou depends on teammate Daniel Cormier

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Cain Velasquez can’t really plan his next steps after he fights Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC Phoenix on Sunday.
It’s not just that …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1: Velasquez vs. Ngannou live results, discussion, PBP

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Phoenix, which is headlined by a heavyweight fight between the returning Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou. Join us today on Bloody Elbow …read more

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UFC Phoenix Video! Relive Cain Velasquez’s Storied MMA Career

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will be fighting for the first time in 31 months when he takes on Francis Ngannou later tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC …read more

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UFC ‘Phoenix’ Clash: Velasquez Vs. Ngannou!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight powerhouses Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou will clash TONIGHT (Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, …read more

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VIDEO | Daniel Cormier previews Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou fight

On Sunday night, the UFC will makes its debut on ESPN with a stacked card from Phoenix, Arizona. This card will be headlined by a crucial heavyweight battle between two-time …read more

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Coach explains what is motivating Cain Velasquez ahead of Francis Ngannou fight

On Sunday evening, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return from a hiatus of almost three years to battle brick-fisted knockout artist Francis Ngannou.

Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered …read more

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Watch UFC on ESPN 1: N’Gannou vs. Velasquez live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

The much anticipated first official ESPN card is here with Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou in the main event! Here are the ways in which you can watch Sunday’s UFC …read more

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UFC Phoenix start time, TV schedule for Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez

The UFC Phoenix start time, TV schedule for the Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez fight card at the Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday night. The fight card …read more

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Gracie Looking To Fight ‘As Much As Possible’ After UFC On ESPN Debut

The long-awaited UFC on ESPN 1 card tomorrow night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) from Phoenix, will feature a premier heavyweight showdown between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, but it will …read more

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UFC Phoenix weigh-in results: Three fighters miss weight

The octagon will return to the state of Arizona tomorrow night for UFC Phoenix, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez.

All 26 fighters participating at tomorrow …read more

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Daniel Cormier Previews UFC on ESPN Francis Ngannou vs Cain Velasquez Main Event

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UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier breaks down the main event match-up between Francis Ngannou and former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The two headline Sunday’s fight card in …read more

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Velasquez tips scale at 248 for UFC return

Cain Velasquez, who last fought at UFC 200 in July 2016, weighed in at 248 pounds for his non-title heavyweight bout against Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night on Sunday. …read more

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Francis Ngannou: ‘I’m More Determined Than Ever’

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Francis Ngannou knows that everybody is anticipating the return of Cain Velasquez but is ready to shut the hype train down. Velasquez hasn’t fought since July 2016 but …read more

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Jones Fires Shot At Cain: ‘I Feed Off Picograms Of Self-Doubt’

The war of words between Jon Jones and Cain Velasquez has officially begun.
In the lead up to his return to the Octagon this weekend against Francis Ngannou at UFC on …read more

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Ngannou claims to be ‘well prepared’ for Velasquez’s wrestling

Francis Ngannou says he’s ready for Cain Velasquez’s wrestling when they fight at this weekend’s UFC on ESPN card. The last time Francis Ngannou fought a NCAA Division I wrestler, …read more

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Francis Ngannou on Cain Velasquez: ‘To be the king, you have to beat the king’

PHOENIX — At UFC Phoenix media day, Francis Ngannou discusses his traditional African garb, his first staredown with Cain Velasquez, being a fan of Velasquez, getting back to having fun, …read more

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UFC Phoenix Staredown Video: Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez Go Face to Face

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Ahead of Sunday’s fights, check out the UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez Media Day face-offs from Phoenix, where main event heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Cain …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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