Mike Tyson Flaunts UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou’s Newly Won Belt

Published 04/04/2021, 12:00 PM EDT


Mike Tyson and Francis Ngannou, hard-hitting heavyweights, share a cosmic relationship with each other. They have hung out together quite often in the past, and the ‘Predator’ has learned some valuable boxing lessons from the former.

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Ngannou has also been a part of Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin podcast before. However, this time, he walked into the Hotboxin studio as the new UFC heavyweight champ, coming in to shoot for his next podcast alongside ‘Iron’ Mike.

Here, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ flaunted the UFC heavyweight king’s hard-earned gold and shared it with the fans. Hotboxin podcast’s official Instagram handle wrote, “The champ is here.”

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The ‘Predator’ won the UFC gold in the most sensational manner. He overpowered his adversary in every department and proved his mettle in this fight. Right from the first second of round 1, Ngannou made his intentions clear on winning this fight.

That said, he shook the combat sports universe by bringing multiple weapons to his arsenal alongside his dynamite-like right hand. In the end, his power prevailed, and he finished Miocic in just the second round of the fight.

Ngannou employed the teachings of his life in this fight and stuck to his game plan extremely well. Moreover, he became the first African-born UFC heavyweight champion.

The champ will now share all his experiences pertaining to this fight in a podcast alongside ‘Iron’ Mike. Fans cannot wait to see the two flamboyant combat sports stars sit together once again and shed some light on UFC’s new heavyweight king and his stint.

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Is Francis Ngannou on his way to becoming a heavyweight sensation like Mike Tyson?

Mike Tyson rose to the super-stardom in no time. Right from his debut, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ struck the right chord in terms of connectivity with his fans. Just like Tyson, the ‘Predator’ too is walking on a similar path.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 27: Francis Ngannou of Cameroon reacts after his victory over Stipe Miocic in their UFC heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 260 event at UFC APEX on March 27, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

With a win over the resilient Stipe Miocic, Ngannou has made a massive statement in the UFC’s heavyweight division.

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He now undeniably ranks among the most daunting heavyweight fighter in the world. Ngannou still has a vast career lying ahead of him.

The 34-year-old will only look to improve henceforth and cement his legacy as the ultimate heavyweight star of the UFC.

How excited are you to see Ngannou back in Mike Tyson’s podcast?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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