On one night time in 2014, Francis Ngannou was not glad with beating only one opponent, so he stopped two on the identical present.
Within the early phases of his MMA profession, the Cameroonian took half in a ‘Supreme League’ event hosted by 100% Struggle and so confronted two fighters in a single night time.
To start with, Ngannou got here up in opposition to Bilal Tahtahi and he was a person on a mission as quickly because the opening bell rang, relentlessly stalking his opponent, trying to find the knockout blow.
And it didn’t take lengthy to return, as Ngannou landed a one-two that despatched Tahtahi crashing via the ropes.
Whereas mendacity flat on his again on the canvas, the referee waved off the competition and Ngannou had his first knockout win in MMA.
Subsequent up, he clashed with Nicolas Specq, who lasted longer, but additionally fell to defeat by the hands of Ngannou.
In spherical two, Ngannou put Specq in an arm-triangle choke to complete the competition inside the gap.
‘The Predator’ was then scheduled to battle within the closing of the event a couple of weeks later, however his opponent pulled out ten minutes earlier than the battle.
So, Ngannou was as a substitute invited into the ring for an interview after which topped champion by default.
On October 28 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Ngannou may have only one opponent to take care of, however it will likely be a formidable one within the type of WBC heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury.
And he will probably be hoping his globally well-known energy will carry him via the battle, with Ngannou holding the report for the toughest punch on this planet.
Even Tyson’s dad, John Fury, is anxious about Ngannou’s energy, as he beforehand mentioned: “I am anticipating Tyson to return out with a damaged leg or a damaged arm.
“I am glad they’re paying him effectively, as a result of in the event that they weren’t paying him effectively I would not put him up in opposition to Ngannou.
“He will get knocked about, Tyson, and he is aware of that. Exhibition my bottom – they will kill one another them pair.”
- Francis Ngannou flattened one opponent with thunderous one-punch KO, then choked out one other in similar night time
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