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Francis Ngannou not as excited about fighting Ciryl Gane over Jon Jones

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou says he is not as excited about fighting interim champ Ciryl Gane over superstar Jon Jones. Ngannou knocked out former champ Stipe Miocic back at …read more

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Ngannou says Gane matchup ‘not on the level of a Jon Jones fight’

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou speaks to the press following his knockout victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Francis Ngannou Shares Root Cause Of Issues With The UFC

UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou says his failure to accept a low-ball contract is at the heart of his issues with the UFC.

Ngannou will defend his heavyweight title for the …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Ngannou and Diaz are in limbo. Time to end UFC contract secrecy

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, Combat Wombat, Francis Ngannou, Nate Diaz | Chris Rini

There ain’t no billion dollar back room bonuses. It’s 20% or sit …read more

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Teddy Atlas shares his thoughts on a potential Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou super fight

Boxing analyst Teddy Atlas shared his thoughts on a potential Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou super fight in the boxing ring. Atlas is a boxing legend in his own right …read more

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Francis Ngannou shares two “dream opponents” that he would have enjoyed fighting in their prime

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou shared two “dream opponents” that he would have enjoyed fighting in their prime. Ngannou (16-3 MMA) is set to defend his belt against current interim …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 6:46 am By
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Francis Ngannou Losing Hope That Jon Jones Fight Will Ever Happen

It seems that we might not get Francis Ngannou vs Jon Jones after all.

A potential fight between Ngannou and Jones has been the talk of the town since “The …read more

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Teddy Atlas: Francis Ngannou 'better not get himself into a fire fight' with Ciryl Gane at UFC 270

Legendary boxing trainer Teddy Atlas thinks Francis Ngannou needs to be wary of how he approaches Ciryl Gane.
Heavyweight champion Ngannou (16-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) will fights interim champ Gane (10-0 …read more

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Francis Ngannou: The UFC is trying to discredit me

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou speaks to the press following his knockout victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Ciryl Gane not scared of Francis Ngannou’s KO power ahead of UFC 270

UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane says that he is not scared of Francis Ngannou’s KO power ahead of their title fight at UFC 270. Gane won the interim heavyweight …read more

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Morning Report: Ciryl Gane not worried about Francis Ngannou’s power in their title fight: ‘This is not scaring me’

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Early next year, interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane will look to rest the title of “Baddest Man on …read more

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Francis Ngannou unhappy having to borrow money for training camp

Francis Ngannou has a very strong claim to being ‘the baddest man on the planet’ and he wants to get paid accordingly. The UFC heavyweight champion will defend his belt …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Francis Ngannou Accuses The UFC Of Discrediting & Sabatoging Him

Heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou believes the UFC machine is not behind him.

After seizing heavyweight gold from Stipe Miocic’s grasp in March, the world has been waiting for the next …read more

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Francis Ngannou accuses UFC of trying to ‘discredit’ him: ‘Just do the interim without sabotaging me’

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Francis Ngannou isn’t happy with how the UFC has portrayed him in his absence.
The reigning UFC heavyweight champion — and unanimous …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Gane Looks To Model Fury’s Win Over Wilder In Upcoming Ngannou Fight

UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Ciryl Gane is hoping to follow in the footsteps of WBC and The Ring Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury when he meets Francis Ngannou at UFC 270.

As …read more

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Sources: Ngannou-Gane set for UFC 270 in Jan.

Heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou will make his first title defense against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 in January, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane heavyweight title unification bout targeted for UFC 270

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A heavyweight title unification bout is being targeted for UFC 270 on Jan. 22 as reigning champion Francis Ngannou is …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane title unification bout in the works for UFC 270 on Jan. 22

The UFC heavyweight title is expected to be unified at the first pay-per-view event of 2022.
Reigning heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou (16-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) will meet interim champ Ciryl Gane …read more

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Report: Ngannou Vs Gane Headed To UFC 270

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UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is expected to face current interim 265-pound titleholder Ciryl Gane in the UFC 270 pay-per-view …read more

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Ngannou vs. Gane & Adesanya vs. Whittaker Targeted For UFC 270

The UFC’s first pay-per-view of 2022 will have two title fights on the card as Francis Ngannou will face Ciryl Gane and Israel Adesanya will battle Robert Whittaker.

According to French …read more

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Where are they? Nate Diaz, Francis Ngannou, Jorge Masvidal among the UFC stars with no fights lined up

The year-end MMA slate is taking shape, but some prominent names are missing. Some predictions for what’s next for them. …read more

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Video: An inside look at Francis Ngannou's fridge and training routine with Men's Health

Ever wondered what Francis Ngannou’s food regimen looks like? Men’s Health has you covered.
The UFC heavyweight champion gave fans a look inside his fridge and what a breakfast of champions …read more

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Chris Daukaus reacts to upcoming Derrick Lewis fight: “I think he’s got more power than Francis Ngannou”

UFC heavyweight Chris Daukaus reacted to his upcoming Derrick Lewis fight, saying that “I think he’s got more power than Francis Ngannou.” The Daukaus vs. Lewis fight was announced this …read more

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Jones eyes 270 lbs., wants Ngannou-Gane winner

Jon Jones says he is building up to 270 pounds for a heavyweight debut in 2022, hopefully against the winner of Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane. …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik Speaks On Potential Fights With Jones & Miocic

Jairzinho Rozenstruik has discussed possible showdowns with Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic.

Rozenstruik has been rising up the heavyweight ranks. While he suffered setbacks against Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane, Rozenstruik …read more

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Luke Rockhold calls out Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman for not backing Francis Ngannou: “They should’ve just stood by him and been men”

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold called out Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman for not backing Francis Ngannou. Rockhold makes his return to the Octagon after more than two years …read more

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Luke Rockhold Challenges Usman & Adesanya To Stick Up For Ngannou

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold doesn’t feel Karmaru Usman and Israel Adesanya have done Francis Ngannou justice. Usman, Adesanya, and Ngannou are African UFC champions. The three have developed …read more

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UFC full fight video: Francis Ngannou debuts with furious uppercut knockout

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Watch Francis Ngannou vs. Luis Henrique full fight video to see Ngannou make a spectacular UFC debut at UFC on FOX …read more

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It’s ‘Sho-Time’ For Ngannou

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou continues his publicity tour, this time landing at Angels Stadium in Anaheim. Turns out “The Predator” was invited to throw out the first pitch …read more

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Posted on September 10, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Team Ngannou Remains Hopeful That Jon Jones Fight Is Next

The team of Francis Ngannou is holding out hope for a showdown with Jon Jones. Ngannou is the reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion. Ciryl Gane recently captured the interim gold. The …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane UFC heavyweight title fight targeted for January

The upcoming Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane UFC heavyweight title fight is being targeted for January, according to Ngannou’s coach. Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic back at UFC 260 in …read more

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Ngannou-Gane Expected In January

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UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is expected to face current interim 265-pound titleholder Ciryl Gane in …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s coach gives update on targeted return, still wants Jon Jones: ‘That’s the fight to make’

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The UFC’s pay-per-view schedule for the rest of 2021 is filling up quickly, but there’s still one mammoth presence missing …read more

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Stipe Miocic confident he can make the proper adjustments against Francis Ngannou in potential trilogy fight

Stipe Miocic is confident he can make the proper adjustments against UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou in a potential trilogy fight. Miocic and Ngannou have fought twice now, with the …read more

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