Inside the debated sparring session between with Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane

Former sparring partners meet in the octagon on Saturday and Cyril Gane believes he has an edge on old pal Francis Ngannou. Gane and Ngannou will fight for the undisputed heavyweight championship at UFC 270, but the duo are well acquainted from their time at the MMA Factory in Paris. Francis Ngannou and Cyril Gane […]

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UFC star Francis Ngannou declares he will face Tyson Fury in 2023

Francis Ngannou believes he will fight Tyson Fury next year. The 35 year old is competing for the undisputed heavyweight title at UFC 270, but Ngannou has openly declared he will depart UFC after that fight and is seeking to make waves in the lucrative world of boxing. Fury seems open to facing Ngannou Ngannou, […]

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UFC load up PPVs with plans for Poirier and Ngannou title fights revealed

UFC are reportedly looking to close 2021 in style and open 2022 with a bang. Dustin Poirier had been rumoured to face Charles Oliviera for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 269 and UFC confirmed that fight earlier this week as The Diamond moves into a title shot after coming out on top against Conor […]

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Alexander Volkov, a 6-foot-7 KO specialist, is coming for Francis Ngannou

Alexander Volkov is a mammoth, six-foot-seven problem in UFC’s heavyweight division. The Russian is in action this weekend against the unbeaten Cyril Gane. He sits fifth in the heavyweight rankings and a win here could catapult him into the conversation as a future opponent for Francis Ngannou. GETTY Alexander Volkov finished Alistair Overeem in the […]

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How Joshua, Ngannou, Usman and Adesanya put Africa on the map in boxing and MMA

In the immediate aftermath of Israel Adesanya’s incredible middleweight UFC title fight with Kelvin Gastelum, one of the first fighters to throw his weight behind ‘The Last Stylebender’ was Kamaru Usman. Having dominated Tyron Woodley in March 2019 to become the new welterweight champion, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ was ecstatic to be joined by his compatriot […]

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Dana White claims Jon Jones demanded $30m to fight Francis Ngannou

Dana White insists Jon Jones wants the Francis Ngannou fight, but only if he is guaranteed $30million. Instead, the UFC President admitted it is likely Derrick Lewis will get the next shot at the newly crowned heavyweight champion. Instagram @jonnybones Dana White claims Jon Jones has priced himself out a fight with Francis Ngannou Ngannou […]

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New UFC champ Ngannou slept rough on way to top, loved Mike Tyson and packs a punch

Francis Ngannou took 20 seconds to finish Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249, but the big hitting heavyweight had spent years destroying some of the world’s toughest guys and has had to go through Hell to get to the promised land. On Saturday night, he finally got there, at the second time of asking – this […]

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UFC 260 date: Stipe Miocic v Francis Ngannou UK start time, full fight card and latest news for heavyweight title rematch this weekend

Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will clash this weekend in their eagerly-awaited rematch in the headline bout for UFC 260. UFC heavyweight champion Miocic beat Ngannou at UFC 220 in January 2018, claiming a unanimous victory over his rival. Getty – Contributor Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will clash again at UFC 260 The Croatian has […]

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‘I’d be very interested’ – British UFC star Tom Aspinall warns Jon Jones about heavyweight move

Tom Aspinall is waiting to see how Jon Jones carries the extra weight at heavyweight before casting judgement on the pound-for-pound great. ‘Bones’ relinquished his light-heavyweight title last summer to pursue a second world title in the company’s blue ribbon division. Instagram @jonnybones Jon Jones looks set to face the winner of Stipe Miocic vs […]

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