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UFC 252: Francis Ngannou Could Be Backup For Miocic vs. Cormier 3

Francis Ngannou may be on standby in case something goes awry ahead of UFC 252. On Aug. 15, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is set to put his heavyweight gold on the line against Daniel Cormier. This will be a trilogy bout. The score is 1-1 with both men earning...

Daniel Cormier Says McGregor vs. Silva Would Be Bigger Than Jones vs. Ngannou

Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou wouldn't be as big as Conor McGregor vs. Anderson Silva. McGregor and Silva have always had mutual respect. The "Notorious" one holds Silva in high regard and even views him as the greatest MMA fighter of all time. "The Spider" has also...

Dana White Says Jon Jones’ Asking Price For Francis Ngannou Bout Is ‘Absurd’

UFC president Dana White has revealed why Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou won't be happening anytime soon. Jones has been teasing a move up to the heavyweight division over the years. "Bones" has ruled the roost at light heavyweight but many feel a move up in weight class could be...

Israel Adesanya Claims Francis Ngannou Made Paulo Costa ‘Sh*t His Pants’

Israel Adesanya claims there was a spat between Francis Ngannou and Paulo Costa that left "Borrachinha" shook. Costa was near Octagon side for UFC 248 back in March. On that night, Adesanya put his UFC middleweight title on the line against Yoel Romero. Adesanya successfully retained his title and many...

Dana White Closes The Door On Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou

UFC president Dana White has put a halt to all the talk of Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou. Jones has been teasing a move up to the heavyweight division for a while now. Things began to heat up when "Bones" and Ngannou began exchanging words on social media. Jones has...

Francis Ngannou Thinks Cormier Fight Would Be Tougher Than Miocic Rematch

Francis Ngannou feels a showdown with Daniel Cormier would provide a more stern challenge than a rematch with Stipe Miocic. Back in Jan. 2018, Ngannou challenged Miocic for the UFC heavyweight gold. Miocic used his wrestling and ground-and-pound to keep Ngannou contained for five rounds. Miocic successfully defended his heavyweight...

Jon Jones Says UFC Won’t Meet Asking Price For Francis Ngannou Bout

It looks like any hope for Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou has been dashed. Jones and Ngannou have been going back-and-forth on social media regarding a potential fight. "Bones" may be the UFC light heavyweight champion but he gained confidence in a potential move up in weight class after seeing...

Francis Ngannou Fires Back At Jon Jones

The continuation of exchanging words between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou is one that has fight fans have been talking about.  Earlier today (May 20, 2020) Jones took his latest shot at the heavyweight stud by saying that he would expose him in a fight. This potential bout is something...

Jon Jones To Francis Ngannou: ‘I’ll Expose You’

Jon Jones continues to poke the bear in Francis Ngannou. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth on social media since UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday night (May 13). Jones talked about a potential heavyweight run and how he's beginning to consider it more as time passes. Ngannou questioned just how serious...

Alistair Overeem Not Convinced Jon Jones Would Take Francis Ngannou Bout

Alistair Overeem believes Jon Jones can beat Francis Ngannou but he doubts the fight will happen. The MMA world has been buzzing over a potential clash between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. Jones has been teasing a move up to heavyweight. "Bones" expressed confidence in his...

Daniel Cormier Calls Jon Jones’ Callout Of Francis Ngannou ‘Gangster’

Daniel Cormier may not be chummy with Jon Jones but he's giving credit where it's due. Jones is the UFC light heavyweight champion but it appears he's eyeing a different challenge. "Bones" expressed confidence in moving up to the heavyweight division after seeing the efforts of Ovince Saint Preux against...

UFC Boss Dana White Unsure If Jon Jones & Francis Ngannou Really Want To Fight

UFC president Dana White doesn't appear to be sold on Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou at this time. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth on social media as of late. While saying that there's bad blood between the two is a stretch, the competitive nature is alive and well. Jones...

Jon Jones On Fighting Francis Ngannou: ‘Send The Deal’

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't opposed to a heavyweight clash with Francis Ngannou. Jones has ruled the roost of the 205-pound division and many are wondering when "Bones" will test himself at heavyweight. Jones has hinted at a move several times. The main holdup is, Jones wants to...

Francis Ngannou Not Happy With State Of UFC’s Heavyweight Division

Francis Ngannou is tired of waiting for another crack at the UFC heavyweight gold. This past Saturday night (May 9), Ngannou shared the Octagon with Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Going into the bout, Rozenstruik had a perfect 10-0 record but it only took Ngannou 20 seconds to end the streak. Ngannou knocked...

Francis Ngannou Has Kind Words For Jairzinho Rozenstruik Following UFC 249

Francis Ngannou is all class after his knockout victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Ngannou and Rozenstruik shared the Octagon this past Saturday night (May 9). The heavyweight tilt was featured on the main card of UFC 249. Ngannou was in search of his fourth straight win and he found it in...