The world witnessed a new heavyweight world champion as Francis Ngannou knocked out the former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at the UFC 260 main event. Stipe Miocic had three consecutive title defenses and was looking to make the 4th one but today the world witnessed a whole other Francis Ngannou as he knocked the former champion in the second round of the fight. With Francis winning the belt it opens doors for one of the greatest UFC fights of all time, Ngannou vs. Jones.
UFC Twitter explodes as Francis Ngannou is crowned the new UFC Heavyweight champion
The tweet everyone was waiting for finally happened. The former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones who is making a move up to the heavyweight division will be fighting Francis Ngannou in his first bout at the new weight class. Here’s what Jones has to say about this. Jon Jones wrote, “Show me the money” reacting to Ngannou’s win.
Recently retired undefeated lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov congratulated Francis on his heavyweight title. The Dagestani wrote, “Congratulations Africa now you have 3.” in his tweet.
Fellow African, Israel Adesanya who is the middleweight champion couldn’t control his excitement as Ngannou was crowned the new champion.
Alex Volkanovski and Aljamain Sterling too had their reactions to the monstrous performance by the Cameroon bred Francis Ngannou’s knockout.
Stephen Thompson is excited for the Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight and couldn’t contain his excitement.