Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou
Francis Ngannou photo.jpg
Ngannou in 2017
BornFrancis Ngannou
(1986-09-05) 5 September 1986 (age 34)
Batié, Cameroon
Other namesThe Predator
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
NationalityCameroonian
French
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight259 lb (117 kg; 18 st 7 lb)
DivisionHeavyweight
Reach83 in (211 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofParis, France
TeamUFC Performance Institute[3]
Xtreme Couture
MMA Factory (formerly)
TrainerDewey Cooper[4]
Years active2013–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total18
Wins15
By knockout11
By submission4
Losses3
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Francis Ngannou (born 5 September 1986) is a Cameroonian-French professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is known for being the hardest recorded puncher in UFC history and holds knockout victories over Alistair Overeem, Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos and Andrei Arlovski. As of January 25, 2021, he is #13 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings[5] and as of 31 August 2020 #1 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. [6]

  1. ^ "Francis Ngannou | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Stats | UFC". ufcstats.com. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  3. ^ UFC's Francis Ngannou explains why moving to Las Vegas was right for him, MMA Junkie, retrieved 29 January 2021
  4. ^ Uncaged Interviews #2: Dewey Cooper | Ngannous coach responds to allegations from former coach, The UNCAGED Podcast, retrieved 29 January 2021
  5. ^ "Rankings | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Rankings | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 31 August 2020.

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