Francis Ngannou

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Birthday
5, 1986
Birthplace
Cameroon
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1986 (age 36)
Birthplace
Cameroon

About

Mixed martial artist who became the top-ranked heavyweight fighter in the UFC with victories over the likes of Bojan Mihajlović, Anthony Hamilton, and Andrei Arlovski. He set the world record for the highest punching power ever measured by the UFC. He has a reach of 83 inches and weighs approximately 257 pounds. 

Before Fame

He grew up Batié, a village in Cameroon, where he worked at a sand quarry. He did not begin his martial arts training until age 22.

Trivia

His victories over Anthony Hamilton and Andrei Arlovski both earned him Performance of the Night honors. He has a total of 12 knockouts in his career. 

Family Life

His father was a street fighter. 

Associated With

He defeated Alistair Overeem via knockout at UFC 218 in December 2017.