Francis Ngannou age, height, wife, MMA record, UFC career earnings, net worth 2023
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Francis Ngannou is one of the biggest stars in the MMA world, find out if he has a wife, his brief bio, family, MMA career and 2023 net worth
Ngannou, is the former UFC Heavyweight champion, and widely considered as the hardest puncher in the world.
Francis Ngannou age, height, wife, MMA record, UFC career earnings, net worth in 2023
Francis Ngannou was and still is the baddest man on the planet and you can’t tell me otherwise 💯 pic.twitter.com/hqvgmnhfuN
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) January 15, 2023
Before leaving the UFC, Ngannou was the reigning heavyweight champion and ranked #5 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Francis Ngannou brief bio and family
Francis Ngannou had a rough upbringing, he was born in Cameroon, and spent most of his life in poverty. Ngannou was thrown into the workforce compelled by poverty. Moreover, he also had an abusive father and saw his parents get divorced when he was just six years old.
Following the divorce, Ngannou was sent off to live with his aunt, from whom he learned the truth about his father’s legal troubles. Ngannou eventually ran away to France, during which he was even arrested in Spain for crossing the border illegally.
After reaching Paris, Ngannou spent some time as a homeless man before trainer and coach Fernand Lopez took him in. Lopez trained and guided Ngannou who eventually made it to the UFC.
The 36-year-old always saw his family’s struggles as a constant source of motivation. In fact, Ngannou has often spoken about how he struggled to give his family the best life possible.
Ngannou is also very generous with charity especially ones that deal with helping the poor children in his native Cameroon. His height stands at 1.96m while his net worth is $5 million.
His total career earnings are at $3,379,500.
Francis Ngannou MMA career
Although Francis Ngannou was initially interested in pursuing a boxing career, his coach suggested him to train in MMA. After moving to France, Ngannou began his professional MMA career in 2013. He first started of by fighting in local promotions like 100% Fight and SHC. Finally, in 2015 Ngannou made his UFC debut, where he knocked out Luis Henrique in the first round. Following his impressive debut, Ngannou only ever lost 2 fights throughout his UFC career.
During his UFC career, Francis beat the likes of fighters like Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, Ciryl Gane, and many more. Ngannou has an incredible MMA record of 17-3-0.
‘The Predator’ has also earned several brutal knockout victories throughout his career, including knockouts over Alistair Overeem and Stipe Miocic. He has also managed to win the Performance of the Night bonus award six times.
Now that Ngannou is a free agent, fans are eager to see where he goes next. Recently, rumors have indicated that Francis may move to the PFL, more specifically in their Super Fight division.
According to various sources, Francis Ngannou is currently not dating anyone. There were speculations and rumours that Ngannou was dating fellow UFC star, Miesha Tate. However, further investigations reveal that the pair are simply good friends and like to train together.
In fact, the 36-year-old fighter prefers to keep his personal and love life away from the public eye. As such it is hard to ascertain for sure. However, what’s certain is that Francis is a dedicated professional and usually spends most of his time training.
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