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#5 PFP

Activo

Title Holder

"The Predator"

Francis Ngannou

De peso pesado Division

17-3-0 (W-L-D)

6

Fight Win Streak

12

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

Francis Ngannou

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Learn more about Francis Ngannou's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Batie, Camerún
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
Striker
Age
35
Height
76.00
Weight
257.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 19, 2015
Reach
83.00
Leg reach
44.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Four wins by submission (arm triangle, kimura, armbar, undisclosed submission), 12 by KO – has finished but one win
     
  • Has won 16 of his last 18 and six in a row
     
  • 11 first round finishes
     
  • Eight of last 10 wins have ended in the first round
     
  • 11 of last 13 wins by knockout
     
  • Made first UFC heavyweight title defense in 2022

 

UFC History

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Ngannou won a five round unanimous decision over interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane to defend his UFC heavyweight title
UFC 260 (3/27/21) Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic at :52 of the second round to win the UFC heavyweight title
UFC 249 (5/9/20) Ngannou knocked out Jairzinho Rozenstruik at :20 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (6/29/19) Ngannou stopped Junior Dos Santos via strikes at 1:11 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (2/17/19) Ngannou knocked out Cain Velasquez at :26 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Ngannou stopped Curtis Blaydes at :45 of the first round
UFC 226 (7/6/18) Ngannou lost a three round unanimous decision to Derrick Lewis
UFC 220 (1/20/18) Ngannou lost a five round unanimous decision to Stipe Miocic in a fight for the UFC heavyweight title
UFC 218 (12/2/17) Ngannou knocked out Alistair Overeem at 1:42 of the first round
UFC on FOX (1/28/17) Ngannou stopped Andrei Arlovski via strikes at 1:32 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/9/16) Ngannou submitted Anthony Hamilton via kimura at 1:57 of the first round
UFC on FOX (7/23/16) Ngannou stopped Bohan Mihajlovic via strikes at 1:34 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Ngannou scored a TKO (doctor’s stoppage) over Curtis Blaydes at 5:00 of the second round
UFC on FOX (12/19/15) Ngannou knocked out Luis Henrique at 2:53 of the second round

 

Q&A

TRAINING: First training session on Tuesday will be 1:00pm for ground game work (Technique and sparring). Rest time, then go back to the gym for physical conditioning at 5:00pm.
When and why did you start training for fighting? July 2013. I was curious.
What ranks and titles have you held? I have the "100% Fight" heavyweight belt. It’s one of the biggest tournaments in France.
Do you have any heroes? Mike Tyson (The most technical heavyweight on the planet when it comes to boxing)
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? An honor. Here begins the real opportunity to express myself.
What was your job before you started fighting? Bodyguard 
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle Choke
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows