Francis Ngannou

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Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian-French mixed martial artist who currently competes in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the current UFC heavyweight champion which he recently won defeating Stipe Miocic. As of March 2021, he is ranked #13 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings. He started his mixed martial arts career with the France Premier MMA promotion 100% fights in France.

Ngannou's current net worth is around $500,000, which is increasing year by year. Some more details about the famous MMA fighter is described below. 

Francis Ngannou Net Worth and UFC Salary

Francis Ngannou has made MMA career earnings of around $2,737,500He recently won the UFC heavyweight title defeating the champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. Ngannou reportedly earned $530,000 including $500,000 guaranteed purse and $30,000 Sponsorship Bonus. He will get an additional amount from the PPV sales.

He reportedly earned  $215,000 for his victory at UFC on ESPN 1. He fought the UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic in UFC 220 for the title. However, the day January 20, 2018, proved to be dissatisfying as he got defeat in return. Though Francis was paid $530,000 including $500,000 fight payment and $30,000 Reebok sponsorship.

Event Earnings/ Salary
UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2  $22,500
UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs dos Santos $26,500
UFC on Fox: Holm vs Shevchenko $30,500
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov $124,500
UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs Pena $128,500
UFC 218 $90,000
UFC 220  $530,000
UFC 226  $105,000
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Ngannou 2 $255,000
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs Velasquez $215,000
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs dos Santos  $300,000 ($120,000 to show, $120,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 249 $320,000 ($130,000 to show, $130,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 260 $580,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

The net worth of Francis Ngannou in 2019 till February was around $500,000. He is reported to be worth $2 million in 2021 and as we can see the net worth of this Cameroonian fighter is increasing year by year. 

Francis posing in his car on August 26 SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from all his career earnings, he is also rich in assets as he owns several expensive cars and might probably have a luxurious house. 

Relationship Status; Who is Ngannou's Girlfriend?

Though he is one of the rising names in the world of UFC, Francis Ngannou has never been the subject of media for girlfriend and affair. Well, he doesn't seem to have been married so far so let's just rule out the possibility of him having a wife. 

As far as now, he has not been dating anyone so far. His admirers have countless queries related to his private life.

Francis and his friend Holly Holm at T-Mobile Arena on SOURCE: Instagram

Francis Ngannou has reached the age of 32 now. He is doing well in his job. He has a successful future ahead. He has a perfect personality. He has a standing height of 6’4”, which is around 1.93m. His weight is 116 kg. He is popular but never has been a part of the controversy. 

Early Life and Family

Francis Ngannou was born on September 5, 1986, in Batie, Cameroon. Regarding his nationality, he is Cameroonian and French. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His star sign is Virgo and was raised in his birthplace.

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He lived his childhood in poverty and received little formal education in Batie. At the age of 22, he started training in the game of boxing After training for a year, he stopped due to the illness. Before being an MMA fighter, he involved in various jobs that include bodyguard, security guard, and others.

MMA Career

Francis Ngannou started his MMA career by competing in France's premier MMA promotion. Later on, he associated with other promotions in Switzerland, Croatia, and Bahrain. He amassed a record of 5-1 before agreed on a contract with UFC in 2015.

On Dec 19, 2015, at UFC on Fox 17, Francis Ngannou made his debut against newcomer Luis Henrique. He won the fight via knockout in the second round. Next, he faced, Curtis Blaydes at the event of UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos. He won the fight via TKO in the second round.

Upon defeating Curtis, Francis Ngannou faced Bojan Mihajlovic on July 23, 2016, at UFC on Fox 20. He won the fight via TKO in the second round. On January 28, 2017, at UFC on Fox 23, he faced Andrei Arlovski and won the fight via TKO in the first round.

Ngannou then defeated Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 and went on to lose against Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis, the earlier for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. He beat Curtis Blaydes for the second time in November 2018 and faced Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 in February 2019. He won the fight via Tko in the first round.

Ngannou recently defeated the former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic via TKO in the second round at UFC 260 and won the title.

He has an MMA record of 16 wins in 19 matches and stunned the world by his unanticipated game plan.

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