Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the heavyweight bout at UFC 239, which will take place in Las Vegas. Nevada. Both heavyweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.
Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos
On the 6th of July UFC is coming back to Las Vegas. At UFC 239 former UFC Heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou (13-3) will face former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos (21-5) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This bout was originally scheduled to take place in September 2017 at UFC 215, but dos Santos pulled out due to a failed drug test.
Francis Ngannou is coming off two amazing wins against Curtis Blaydes in November 2018 and against former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez back in February 2018. Now he is #2 heavyweight in UFC Heavyweight Division and wins over dos Santos should give him a shot to the title. The Cameroonian-French destroyer is a very scary man. He holds the world record for hardest punch EVER thrown. Despite his insane punching power, “The Predator” is very explosive athlete has a great physique and footwork for a heavyweight. He also improved his fighting IQ. Now Francis is fighting way smarter.
Junior dos Santos is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, he is a very experienced guy who been in the deep waters and still found the way to win. Now he is on a three-fight winning streak and looks forward to fighting for the title sometime in the future. Win over Ngannou should give him that shot. Junior dos Santos is a nice guy outside the Octagon, but when the cage door closes he turns into a killer. He is an elite striker, has real power in his hands, has knockout power, very good at out-striking opponents. Also Brazilian has a great ground game, good cardio.
These fighters never met each other in the octagon.
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