Fernand Lopez

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Birthday
12, 1977
Birthplace
Lekié, Cameroon
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Lekié, Cameroon

About

MMA coach and former competitor who has been Francis Ngannou's coach and mentor since 2013. He is the founder and director of MMA Factory in Paris, and an ambassador for Reebok, Be Foo and Foodspring. 

Before Fame

After immigrating to France when he was 19, he played rugby professionally while studying at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance. In his early 20's, he joined Mathieu Nicourt's Free Fight Academy. 

Trivia

He was severely bullied when he was a child. He began studying taekwando and judo in order to defend himself.  

Family Life

His mother was a high school teacher and his father was a college professor. He has two daughters. 

Associated With

Ben Askren has trained at MMA Factory in Paris.