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September 5, 1986 (37)
Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his remarkable knockout power and holds the record for the highest punching power ever measured by the UFC.
In his career, Ngannou has achieved significant milestones within the UFC. He made his debut in the organization in 2015 and quickly rose through the ranks, earning a reputation for his powerful striking ability. Ngannou’s notable victories include wins over former champions and top contenders like Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, and Alistair Overeem. His knockout win over Overeem at UFC 218 was particularly notable for its ferocity and is considered one of the most impressive knockouts in the sport’s history.
Collaborations and training partnerships have been integral to Ngannou’s success in MMA. He has trained with various renowned coaches and fighters, enhancing his skills and strategy. Notable figures in his career include Fernand Lopez, his long-time coach at the MMA Factory in Paris, and Eric Nicksick, with whom he refined his technique at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas. Ngannou’s sparring sessions with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and boxing interactions with heavyweight champion Tyson Fury have also been significant, contributing to his development as a well-rounded fighter.
Ngannou’s achievements in MMA have earned him several awards and distinctions. He has been recognized for his knockout power, with multiple Performance of the Night bonuses in the UFC. His victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260, where he claimed the UFC Heavyweight Championship, was a defining moment in his career.