Francis Ngannou has seen a boost in his social media following despite losing to Tyson Fury via a contentious split decision in Saudi Arabia.
Francis Ngannou is currently in the headlines after his epic bout with British boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.
Ngannou surpassed expectations in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night as the Cameroonian-born mixed martial arts fighter gave Fury a fight to remember.
14:24 - 29.10.2023
‘This is why I don't watch boxing’ - Lebron James reacts to Francis Ngannou's shock defeat to Tyson Fury
Popular NBA star Lebron James has expressed his displeasure at Francis Ngannou's shocking defeat to Tyson Fury.
11:00 - 29.10.2023
LeBron James, Joel Embiid, Damian Lillard Mike Tyson, McGregor, and others react to Tyson Fury's 'robbery' win against Francis Ngannou.
However, the 37-year-old fighter reminded millions of fans why he is one of the baddest men in combat sports.
Despite knocking down Fury in the third round, the former UFC heavyweight was denied a shock victory over WBC boxing champion Tyson Fury in a non-title bout in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, as the judges declared Fury as the winner via split decision.
Francis Ngannou gets massive boost on his social media hours after Tyson Fury bout
Ngannou who is arguably the most popular MMA fighter of Cameroonian descent is also one of the most followed African athletes in the world.
Ngannou had more than 990,000 followers for a while on the X platform prior to his fight against the Gypsy King.
10:07 - 29.10.2023
Some Nigerians claim the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) helped Tyson Fury rig the fight against Francis Ngannou.
However, hours after the fight began, Ngannou saw that number increase and even surpass 1,000,000 on the Elon Musk-owned platform.
Research by Pulse Sports reveals the former UFC heavyweight champion has gained 182, 790 followers on Instagram between October 27th and 29th as he closes in on hitting the six million follower mark on Instagram.
Ngannou is currently the 2nd most followed Cameroonian athlete on Instagram - behind football legend Samuel Eto’o.
09:42 - 29.10.2023
Fury vs Ngannou: Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez serve 'Couple Goals' after attending fight in Saudi Arabia [VIDEO]
CR7 and his beautiful partner Georgina Rodriguez, could hardly take their eyes off each other at the recent boxing event in the Middle East.
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Here is the moment where Ngannou made history by knocking down Fury with a thunder left hook.
09:55 - 28.10.2023
Cristiano Ronaldo and Israel Adesanya: Ngannou vs Fury brings together Nigerian UFC star and Al-Nassr striker
Nigerian Stylebender Israel Adesanya teams up with Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Ngannou vs Fury brings together Nigerian UFC star and Al-Nassr striker