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Daniel Cormier Says He’d Fight Francis Ngannou If Stipe Miocic Is Stripped Of UFC Gold

Daniel Cormier is changing his tune on the "Stipe Miocic trilogy or bust" mentality. The competitive nature in Cormier makes it so that losing is not an option. As many fighters know, the harsh reality is that sometimes it's the only option. While Cormier has a knockout win over Miocic,...

UFC 249 Bonuses: Justin Gaethje Snags Two More Paychecks

The UFC 249 bonuses have been released. Last night (May 9), UFC 249 took place inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. The event was held behind closed doors, meaning no fans were in attendance. The card featured two title bouts. In the main event, Justin Gaethje and Tony...

UFC 249 Highlights: Francis Ngannou KO’s Jairzinho Rozenstruik In Seconds

Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik didn’t last long at UFC 249. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC 249 pay-per-view event on Saturday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. In a matter of seconds of the fight starting, Ngannou charged forward and swung...

Francis Ngannou Says He Didn’t Know Who Jairzinho Rozenstruik Was When Offered UFC 249 Bout

Francis Ngannou wasn't clued in on who Jairzinho Rozenstruik is when offered the UFC 249 bout. Tonight (May 9), Ngannou and Rozenstruik will collide on the main card of UFC 249. The action is set to take place inside the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. There will be...

Francis Ngannou: It’s Been ‘Very Frustrating’ Dealing With Cancelations, Expects To KO Rozenstruik

Francis Ngannou says it's been hard to stay motivated after dealing with multiple canceled events. Ngannou was expected to headline UFC Columbus against Jairzinho Rozenstruik, but the event was canceled. The fight was rebooked for UFC 249 on April 18, but that too was canceled. They will now fight on...

UFC Reportedly Working On May 9 Return [UPDATE]

The UFC seems to be planning a return on May 9. MMAFighting.com first reported that the promotion wants to get back to business less than a month from now. May 9 was scheduled to be the date UFC 250 took place in Brazil. That is no longer the case due...

The Rock Praises UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou

Hollywood megastar, The Rock, has nothing but kind words for UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou. The Rock is no stranger to the world of mixed martial arts. He was a special guest during UFC 244, handing the one-time-only BMF championship to Jorge Masvidal. He is also starring in a biopic of...

Francis Ngannou Weighs In On UFC 249 Postponement

Francis Ngannou has spoken out on the UFC 249 postponement. Ngannou was expected to face Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Columbus. Those plans went array when the UFC was forced to put a halt to three events including the one set for Columbus. Ngannou vs. Rozenstruik was...

Updated UFC 249 Card Revealed For April 18

The updated card for UFC 249 has rolled out. On April 18, the UFC will be holding an event at a location that still has not been unveiled. The promotion announced that the new main event will be Tony Ferguson taking on Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC lightweight title....

Francis Ngannou Says UFC Had Him Tested For COVID-19

Many have wondered if the UFC is testing their fighters for COVID-19 and it looks like they have for at least one. Francis Ngannou was scheduled to take on Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Columbus. The card was scheduled to take place on March 28 but it...

Derrick Lewis Wants Rematch With Francis Ngannou

Derrick Lewis is looking to run things back with Francis Ngannou. The two were the co-main event of UFC 226 where it was expected to be a firefight and someone would get knocked out. Yet, that is far from what happened as the two barely threw any punches and Lewis...

Francis Ngannou Is ‘Very Happy’ UFC Is Continuing On With Events

Francis Ngannou is glad the UFC is continuing on with events despite COVID-19 concerns. With several sports likes NHL, MLB, NBA suspending play and Bellator postponing their event last Friday, the UFC continued on. This past weekend, UFC Brasilia took place in a closed-door event, where many fighters were happy...

Francis Ngannou Speaks On UFC Columbus Being Moved To Las Vegas

Francis Ngannou has responded to UFC Columbus being moved. The coronavirus has taken its toll on the world of sports and MMA is no exception. UFC Columbus was scheduled to take place inside Nationwide Arena. Following an executive order by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, which limits mass gathering including sporting...

Francis Ngannou Not Impressed By Jairzinho Rozenstruik Ahead Of UFC Columbus

Francis Ngannou hasn't seen anything impressive from Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Fight fans are eagerly anticipating the heavyweight tilt between Ngannou and Rozenstruik. The two will collide on March 28 inside Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ngannou and Rozenstruik have a combined 19 knockout victories in MMA. Ngannou Isn't Impressed By Rozenstruik Speaking to...

UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou Mulls Potential Boxing Career

Francis Ngannou is taking a potential boxing run into heavy consideration. It's no secret that Ngannou's first love was boxing. When "The Predator" was struggling financially, he turned to the gym in hopes of becoming the next Mike Tyson in the world of boxing. Things changed when Ngannou was introduced...