Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a mixed martial artist and former UFC Heavyweight Champion. At the age of 26, he left Cameroon in pursuit of a better life, eventually settling in France. It was there that he discovered his talent for fighting and began training in boxing and later transitioned to mixed martial arts (MMA). Ngannou made his UFC debut in 2015 and quickly gained attention for his raw power and knockout abilities. Growing up in extreme poverty, Ngannou faced numerous challenges before finding his passion for combat sports. 

In 2018, Ngannou fought for the UFC Heavyweight Championship but fell short in his bid to capture the title. However, he didn't let the defeat derail his ambitions. Ngannou continued to refine his skills and displayed remarkable resilience, bouncing back with an impressive winning streak against top-ranked opponents. In March 2021, Ngannou realized his dream by defeating Stipe Miocic to capture the UFC Heavyweight Championship. His incredible ascent from poverty to becoming the pinnacle of his division has inspired fans worldwide.