UFC just signed new heavyweight Francis Ngannou, 28 years old and explosive

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  1. wowspare

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    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2015/8/1...ma-lightweight-yusuke-kasuya-vs-hein-mma-news

    An athletic HW in his 20s, plus he seems to have some decent skills.

    Intredasting........
     
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    CR0W BOXING

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    Crossfight are producing a lot of solid fighters recently. Definitely a great camp for European fighters to train.
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Who are these people he beat? Nobodies. This is not 1993, who still gets hyped by big muscles? Wait til he actually fights someone worth a damn before you get excited.
     
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    Sounds very similiar to Papy Abedi. :cool:
     
  5. wowspare

    wowspare Brown Belt

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    You have to remember that this is HW we're talking about. If it were a LW or WW fighter of course no one would give a shit. But given how shallow the HW division is, even a guy like Ngannou has a serious chance of becoming a top 10 HW
     
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    lets see Francis Ngannou VS Meathead
     
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    This is 2015 in the HW division, many people get hyped for having big muscles.
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Top 10? So what? Frank Mir is around top 10, Big Foot is around top 10. I have no interest in another Frank Mir or Big Foot calibre fighter who will never touch the title. It's going to be the same old Cain/JDS/Werdum rematches unless there's someone who seriously stir up the division, and without seeing this guy fight at least once in the UFC I fail to see why anyone should get excited.
     
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    6'4", 250lbs? He's like a bigger Cheick Kongo.
     
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    Maybe they'll groom this guy as a prospect like Magny, instead of throwing him to the wolves and cutting him after 2 consecutive losses.

    ...Nah.
     
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    I hope they groom this guy, he seems to have potential, I hope they don't sling him in there with guys like Rosholt, he loses 2 and gets cut.
     
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    For relevancy to the division.
     
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    UFC finally found a replacement for Cheick Kongo
     
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    Lol! This gif should be a mandatory post in any Ronda thread :)
     
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    someone needs a hug
     
  18. panamaican

    panamaican Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    What does "the basics of a developing MMA game" mean? Basics, developing MMA game at 28?
     
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    he'll end up just like todd duffee...he'll blast some cans and then get crushed by fighters with actual skill
     
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    Magny is 100 lbs lighter you fool
     

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