Francis Ngannou entered this fight with a mma record of 14-3-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, against current #1 Hw Ufc champion Stipe Miocic (Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou) and Derrick Lewis (Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis), after this fight he has fought three times defeating Cain Velasquez (Francis Ngannou vs Cain Velasquez) and Junior dos Santos in 2019 (Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos).
His opponent, the undefeated 2016 WLF kickboxing champion Jairzinho Rozenstruik, has a perfect record of 10-0-0 (90% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Allen Crowder, Andrei Arlovski and Alistair Overeem (Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik). Ngannou vs Rozenstruik is on the undercard of Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje – UFC 249. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC 249 fight card (main fights):
Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje
Henry Cejudo vs Dominick Cruz
Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Jeremy Stephens vs Calvin Kattar
Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro
Anthony Pettis vs Donald Cerrone 2
Alexey Oleynik vs Fabricio Werdum
Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson
Ngannou’s previous fight: Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos
Rozenstruik’s previous fight: Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Rozenstruik’s next fight: Junior dos Santos vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Ngannou vs Rozenstruik Fight Video:
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