I destroy it! Francis Ngannou terribly knocked out Stipe Miocic and is the new UFC champion

I destroy it!  Francis Ngannou terribly knocked out Stipe Miocic and is the new UFC champion

Francis Ngannou is the new Heavyweight champion of UFC, making history in MMA. The Cameroonian became the first African fighter to be king of that division, something that no one had achieved before. In turn, he was also able to establish himself as the first fighter to knock out Stipe Miocic, entering the greatest of Mixed Martial Arts. Now, possibly a long time of reign will come for him.

In the first round, Francis He was able to land several important blows and was already showing signs of what would happen next. At that moment, the champion knew that it was not the same as the first fight, the one that took place in 2018. Therefore, in the second round, Ngannou He went out again with everything and, after introducing two very good hands in a row, he left the now former world champion on another planet.

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At the end of the fight, Ngannou he dictated: “I don’t know if I can find any words to highlight what I feel now. It feels really good. Although there was something inside of me that I could not get out, now I can say that I am the first African fighter to be champion of UFC. I knew that if I had the opportunity to do something great in this life, I had to do it. I was finally able to do it and I am the world champion.

“Even if it was something that no one could believe I could achieve, I really can’t believe it. Technically I proved all the critics wrong. I knew how to do things and now I made it clear that I am the best. I realized that that night in 2018 was my biggest MMA experience in my history. I knew that although I did not have the belt, I had not lost that fight, “he emphasized.

At the same time, Francis Ngannou He recounted: “I knew that later I was going to know how to handle that fight. I won and lost in that fight. But I think I really gained more than I lost. Today it was proven. He touched me with that hand, but I didn’t go back because my team told me not to go back. Usman said to me, calm, relaxed. I felt good after he hit me and I knew I had to go more. He made the mistake of following me, perhaps he thought I was hurt.

UFC 260 Results

Main card

Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou (victory by KO in the second round and new Heavyweight champion).
Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque (victory by submission in the first round).
Sean O’Malley (third round KO win) vs. Thomas Almeida.
Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick (win by unanimous decision).
Jaime Mullarkey (first round KO win) vs. Khama Worthy.


Alonzo Menifield (first round submission win) vs. Fabio Cherant.
Jared Gooden vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov (split decision win).
Modest Bukauskas vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk (split decision win).
Shane Young vs. Omar Morales Ferrer (victory by unanimous decision).

First preliminaries

Marc-Andre Barriault (third round KO win) vs. Abu Azaitar.

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