Tag: Francis Ngannou

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

MMAFIGHTING.COM By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew   Francis Ngannou ESTHER LIN/SHOWTIME 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 set to challenge Stipe Miocic for the UFC championship, and many were predicting a new era in the heavyweight […]

Coach: Dana White is right, Francis Ngannou does have an ‘ego’ problem

Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89   After Francis Ngannou’s lackluster decision loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC 226, UFC president Dana White lambasted ‘The Predator’ in public and told the media that his ego is ‘out of control’. Ngannou disagreed with White’s comments, but longtime coach Fernand Lopez of the MMA Factory said the rumors are true: the Cameroonian does […]

Derrick Lewis: Francis Ngannou looked ‘defeated’ during the fight at UFC 226

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez The build-up between heavyweight contenders Derrick Lewis and Francis Ngannou ahead of their UFC 226 fight on Saturday was pretty heated. However, the exact opposite was displayed during their actual fight, which was bumped to co-headliner status on fight week. Many believe that Ngannou’s previous loss […]

Derrick Lewis: If Francis Ngannou fight goes the distance, I need to be cut from the UFC

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis has been campaigning for a fight against former title contender Francis Ngannou. The UFC then obliged by booking them to be part of the massive UFC 226 fight card in July. “The Black Beast” has made this matchup personal with Ngannou, […]

Francis Ngannou wants Anthony Joshua in boxing or MMA, still pushing for Brock Lesnar fight

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Even after incurring his first UFC loss at UFC 220 against Stipe Miocic last January, Francis Ngannou is still looking for the best competition available for him. He is even considering a fight against undefeated world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, who has also been considering […]