Francis Ngannou made history Saturday night time, becoming the predominant African fighter to consume UFC heavyweight gold with a devastating terminate over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260.
With Ngannou being born and raised in Cameroon, the African continent now sits at the tip of the UFC with three championship belts, tied with South The US. Ngannou’s feat became renowned by fellow UFC middleweight king Israel Adesanya, who hails from Nigeria.
Kamaru Usman, the UFC’s welterweight champion and each other native of Nigeria, became standing in Ngannou’s corner at the UFC APEX on Saturday.
“Three kings taking gold aid to the land, Africa,” Adesanya posted on his social media. “Here is history!! The tales this might occasionally inspire!! I’m inspired. Our tales shall be knowledgeable by us.”
“The Last Stylebender” posted a video on his Instagram page displaying how he and his chums reacted to Ngannou’s historical second-spherical knockout, which avenged the predominant loss of Ngannou’s UFC profession aid January 2018 when he first tried to take the heavyweight title from Miocic.
Look the footage below (click on thru for video).