25 Facts About Francis Ngannou

1. Francis Ngannou is tied for fifth in UFC heavyweight history with a striking differential of 1.95.

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2. Francis Ngannou is one of four modern-era UFC fighters to start their promotional career with six straight stoppages.

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3. Francis Ngannou has earned two "Performance of the Night" awards for a total of $100,000.

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4. Francis Ngannou has not fought in a jurisdiction that discloses pay since his UFC debut.

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5. Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian-French professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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6. Francis Ngannou has earned six of his seven UFC victories by knockout.

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7. Francis Ngannou has earned all 12 of his career victories by stoppage.

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8. Francis Ngannou has learned the game of MMA in an astonishing amount of time and is attempting to round that game out.

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9. Francis Ngannou entered his rematch with Curtis Blaydes as a +190 underdog because of the improvements and durability Curtis has shown.

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10. Francis Ngannou faced Curtis Blaydes in a rematch on 24 November 2018 in the main event at UFC Fight Night 141 He won the fight via TKO early into the first round.

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11. Francis Ngannou was expected to face Junior dos Santos on 9 September 2017 at UFC 215.

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12. Francis Ngannou made his promotional debut against fellow newcomer Luis Henrique on 19 December 2015 at UFC on Fox 17.

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13. Francis Ngannou broke the previous record set by kickboxing champ Tyrone Spong which was at 114,000 units.

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14. Francis Ngannou currently holds the record for highest punching power ever measured by the UFC at 129,161 units.

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15. Francis Ngannou was born on 5 September 1986 and is a Cameroonian-French professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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16. Francis Ngannou faced Curtis Blaydes in a rematch on November 24, 2018 in the main event at UFC Fight Night 141 He won the fight via TKO early into the first round.

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17. In turn, Francis Ngannou was removed from the card after promotion officials deemed that a suitable opponent could not be arranged.

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18. Francis Ngannou was expected to face Junior dos Santos on September 9, 2017 at UFC 215.

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19. Francis Ngannou won the fight via TKO, due to doctors stoppage, at the conclusion of the second round.

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20. Francis Ngannou won the fight via knockout in the second round.

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21. Francis Ngannou made his promotional debut against fellow newcomer Luis Henrique on December 19, 2015 at UFC on Fox 17.

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22. At the age of 22, Francis Ngannou began training in boxing, despite reluctance from his family in the beginning.

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23. Francis Ngannou was born and raised in the village of Batie, Cameroon.

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24. Francis Ngannou lived in poverty and had little formal education growing up.

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25. Francis Ngannou was born on September 5, 1986 and is a Cameroonian-French professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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