Francis Ngannou seems enormous in latest training video, claims he’s in terms of 300 lbs
UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has been in Colorado now not too way back, helping his excellent buddy Kamaru Usman get able for his UFC welterweight establish defence at UFC 278. ‘The Predator’ uploaded some footage of that pass backward and forward and showed off a a long way upper frame than we are used to seeing from the Cameroonian.
At one degree throughout the video Ngannou chats with UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje. With Gaethje, Ngannou discloses that he is spherical 290 lbs — 25 lbs over the UFC heavyweight limit.
The video moreover shows Ngannou doing mild art work throughout the pool and spherical Trevor Wittman’s Elevation Combat Team gym.
In Ngannou’s remaining fight, versus Ciryl Gane, he weighed in at 257 lbs. The lightest he has ever weighed in at throughout the UFC is 252 lbs. That was once when he first fought Curtis Blaydes, once more in 2016.
His weight has fluctuated throughout the UFC, along with his weigh-in results fluctuating from 252 to 263 lbs. He’s weighed in at 263 lbs two instances, each and every events previous to he fought Stipe Miocic.
Ngannou is 1-1 versus Miocic. In their second fight he received by the use of second round KO to claim the UFC heavyweight establish.
After a prolonged attempt to score a big money fight with former UFC mild heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Ngannou was once pressured to return to movement after the UFC put an period in-between heavyweight establish on Gane.
Since beating Gane by the use of unanimous choice in January, Ngannou has handed via successful knee surgical remedy. Previous than combating Gane, Ngannou was once very vocal about his wish to restructure his UFC contract to allow him to compete in boxing.
It’s not really the UFC will let that happen and now not the use of a fight. So if Ngannou continues to push for that kind of freedom it is usually a whilst previous to we see him throughout the Octagon over again.