UFC Unfiltered: Francis Ngannou and Fortaleza preview
Mar. 9, 2017
Number 6 ranked UFC Heavyweight and rising star Francis Ngannou joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his dream of becoming a UFC champion, his life in Cameroon, being homeless in Paris, wanting to fight Cain Velsquez next, and the desire to become a complete fighter. First, the guys preview UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, possible next matchups for Tony Ferguson, Michael Bisping's comments on Woodley vs. Thompson 2, recently announced fights, and the results of the World MMA Awards 2017.
Some of the highlights from Episode 76 of UFC Unfiltered include:
Francis on using his father's bad reputation as motivation for pursuing boxing
Francis on following his dream despite neighsayers in Cameroon
Francis wants to be a complete MMA fighter
Francis wants to fight Cain Velasquez next
Francis on being homeless and grateful in Paris
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