Francis Ngannou Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Francis Ngannou

Francis Zavier Ngannou is a skilled mixed martial artist from Cameroon. Francis is presently the famous UFC Heavyweight Champion and also participates in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Heavyweight division. Ngannou also manages the first MMA gym in Cameroon and is active in philanthropy. He is ranked #5 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings as of 2022.

Francis Ngannou Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                     $5 million
Full Name                     Francis Zavier Ngannou
Birth Date                     5 September 1986
Age                                 35 Years
Birthplace                     Batié, Cameroon
Profession                     Mixed Martial Artist
Girlfriend                       Miesha Theresa Tate
Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou Early Life

On September 5, 1986, Ngannou was born in the Cameroonian community of Batié. He was raised in poverty and has minimal formal education. When Ngannou was six years old, his parents got a divorce, and he was transferred to live with his aunt. Due to a shortage of money, Ngannou began working at the age of 10 in a sand quarry in Batié. He was approached as a young boy to join various gangs in his village. Ngannou declined, choosing instead to use his father’s unfavorable reputation as a street fighter as an inspiration to pursue boxing.

Francis Ngannou Early Career

Ngannou began boxing training when he was 22 years old, but after a year he had to stop due to illness. Over the ensuing years, he took on a variety of odd jobs before deciding to move to Paris, France, to seek a professional boxing career. Fernand Lopez, a mixed martial artist from Cameroon, and the MMA Factory, a gym in Paris, were introduced to Ngannou. In November 2013, Ngannou began his MMA career for the first time. He competed primarily in the French promotion 100% Fight but also in several local European promotions.

Francis Ngannou Career

Ngannou made his UFC debut in December 2015 against another newbie, Luis Henrique, after joining the organization. At UFC on Fox 23, he defeated Andrei Arlovski by TKO to maintain his winning streak, collecting his second Performance of the Night bonus. In the illustrious contest, Ngannou knocked out Overeem in the opening round with a move that is regarded as one of the cruelest in the annals of the sport. To crown an undisputed Heavyweight Champion at UFC 270 in early 2022, Ngannou faced off against interim champion Ciryl Gane. Ngannou received his first career decision victory after winning the fight by unanimous decision.

Francis Ngannou Wife

Francis Ngannou is single, but there have been rumors that he is dating Miesha Theresa Tate, the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion.

Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Francis Ngannou is $5 million as of 2022. The champion earned a stunning $124,000 at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov in 2016—his first six-figure pay. His rematch with Stipe Miocic, where he earned a total of $580,000, including the performance of the night bonus, was the fight where he has earned the most money to date. Additionally, he has endorsement agreements with The Fight Game, CBD Research Labs, Cryo Pain Relief, and Gym King Fight Division. The Fast & Furious 9 movie in which he worked in 2021, raised Francis Ngannou’s net worth.

Francis Ngannou Height and Weight

Height           6’4”
Weight          117
Hair color     Black
Eye color      Black

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