Francis Ngannou will next fight a comedian in a charity match
Francis Ngannou might have Stipe Miocic in his sight for his next match, however, he will try a different kind of clash soon.
The Cameroonian-French star is one of the biggest hitters in the MMA world and wants to win the UFC Heavyweight title.
Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier to keep the title at UFC 252. However, Ngannou already has his next fight planned.
Ngannou is set to fight Cameroonian comedian “Hoga” next for a charitable cause. Ngannou confirmed what the clash is all about on his Twitter handle too:
“Cameroonian comedian “Hoga” has challenged me to a charity match to benefit the Francis Ngannou Foundation, which provide refuge for the youth to forget their everyday challenges.”
The UFC star’s foundation has aimed to help children in his native country. Ngannou also runs a gym in Cameroon and this is another excellent initiative from the 33-year-old.
My next opponent will be in the ring for a great cause 🥊
Cameroonian comedian “Hoga” has challenged me to a charity match to benefit the Francis Ngannou Foundation, which provide refuge for the youth to forget their everyday challenges.
— Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) August 23, 2020
Fans pray for Hoga
Ngannou’s clash against Hoga will take place on 29 August and will be shown on YouTube live. The social media update also added that this will be a boxing match and not an MMA one.
Ngannou also set up a GoFundMe account in hopes of raising $10,000 from this charity boxing match. The 33-year-old should be the favourite to win this clash and it will be interesting to see how things go for him.
Ngannou is a beast and most of his wins have come via knockout in the UFC. He did the same to Jairzinho Rozenstruik in his last fight, and he might have similar plans for Miocic too.
While Miocic vs Ngannou is a fight that most UFC fans want to see, some were concerned for Hoga.
Many UFC fans were scared for Hoga as he took on Ngannou and some even prayed for him to survive the onslaught:
Dying for charity. You have to respect the man👏👏
— ⚡UFCFightTalk⚡ (@UFCFightTalk) August 23, 2020
I hope you’re just gonna flick him champ. Don’t ruin his life over charity
— Ramon Cordero (@ramon23cordero) August 23, 2020
Literally putting his life on the line for charity pic.twitter.com/AwhR3UYWx0
— (▀̿Ĺ̯▀̿ ̿)☠️R.J.☠️(ง ͠° ͟ل͜ ͡°)ง (@RJones1207) August 23, 2020
so good to see someone willing to die for the cause
— 🐊Chris🇸🇴 (@ClaasCMMA) August 23, 2020
— BelgianMMAGod (@YaBoiMax06) August 23, 2020
When you use more than 1% of your power you will kill him! Take care 🤣
— MMAinHD (@69sleazer69) August 23, 2020
“Cmon man he’s not even gonna hit you hard. Only like 10% and it’s for a good cause”
— YourThicc (@LilTooThicc_) August 24, 2020
Brave man, Hoga 😬 Hope he gets through this 👍❤️ pic.twitter.com/M6H7mZ0ksF
— Gia Romero Mendez (@GiaRomeroMendez) August 23, 2020
My friends: So what are you doing next Saturday?
Me: I’m watching the no 1 UFC Heavyweight contender decapitate a middle age comedian
— Juve (@JuvenGtz) August 24, 2020
Francis is gonna have to take 99.9% of his power off each punch he throws
— Nigel De Souza (@Nigel_De_Souza) August 23, 2020
The funds raised from this fight will go towards his funeral
— Sean (@Sean68419) August 23, 2020
— 😏 (@fishtits33) August 23, 2020
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