In his first octagon appearance, Ngannou showed flashes of the flexibility, skill, and physical items that can per chance well maybe affect him a future UFC champion. Ngannou became as soon as 5-1 as a pro sooner than being matched up with Henrique and he became as soon as largely on the defensive for the first spherical as Henrique regarded to ground the unhealthy striker.
On the opposite hand, Ngannou took over in Round 2, lastly finding a house for his dynamite fingers and hanging Henrique away with a ferocious uppercut.
Ngannou went on to settle on his first six UFC fights and after falling in his first title change in opposition to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220, he would defeat Miocic in a rematch three years later to sing UFC gold.
At the moment the undisputed No. 1 heavyweight in MMA Combating’s World Rankings, Ngannou now awaits his next challenger, with undefeated intervening time titleholder Ciryl Gane leading the pack of contenders.