Francis Ngannou returned to Cameroon a hero after successful the UFC heavyweight title.
He knocked out Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 to assert the belt and start his reign as champion.
Ngannou was awarded the Efficiency of the Evening bonus for his victory and he had proven loads of development in his recreation contained in the octagon after working with UFC middleweight Kamaru Usman.
The 34-year-old posted footage and movies of the reception he acquired from followers as he paraded the belt.
He even had time to pose with Cameroon hero, and Liverpool cult determine, Rigobert Tune and he’s properly and really beloved.
Nagannou wrote on Instagram: “This second is one thing I’ve been ready for. It’s onerous to place this sense in to phrases. The belt is again house the place it belongs.”
Ngannou’s knockout of Miocic was brutal and extremely he appears to not know his personal power.
He says he was shocked he knocked out Miocic when he did.
“I didn’t really feel like I damage him. I used to be like ‘Why are you falling?’ Ngannou advised heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson in a current interview.
“I (threw the punch) simply to counter and he went down and I’m like ‘Okay, what? I don’t know what occurred however I’ve to comply with to safe the win.’”
The continuing saga proper now between Jon Jones and the UFC is placing a doubt on who Ngannou’s subsequent opponent will probably be.
UFC supplied the struggle to Derrick Lewis – who has beforehand crushed Ngannou – however the champion didn’t wish to struggle in June on the proposed date.
Everybody needs to see Jones vs Ngannou, however the deal appears a approach off proper now.