In the village of I beat, Cameroon, the citizens went crazy for the title obtained from Francis Ngannou. Everything was recorded in a video, where you can see the happiness that his hometown, after the excellent African fighter knocked out the possible best Heavyweight in history. Now, that title might just stay in the hands of the most powerful fighter in Mixed Martial Arts.
Francis Ngannou is the new Heavyweight champion of UFC, making MMA history in a big way. The Cameroonian became the first African fighter to be king of that division, something that no one had achieved until this Saturday. In turn, he was also able to establish himself as the first fighter to knock out Stipe Miocic. 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 being able to put two very good hands in a row, he left the now former world champion on another planet.
The thrill of the champion
At the end of the fight, Ngannou He said: “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.
In addition to the above, Francis Ngannou he dictated: “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.
You need to see this!
Incredible scenes from the hometown of @Francis_Ngannou as they celebrate the crowning of a new UFC Heavyweight Champion!
( Mathieu Pennella) pic.twitter.com/NSA57bUsmA
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