Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a French-Cameroonian professional mixed martial artist with a net worth of $5 million. At present, he is the champion of the heavyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). This article contains detail on Ngannou’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other information.

About Francis Ngannou:

Born in Cameroon, Ngannou had experience with local gangs throughout his childhood. But he refused to join after seeing his father’s bad rep as a street fighter. He had a late start in boxing. At the age of 22, he started training in boxing.  But until the age of 26, he couldn’t get serious, due to illness and family issues. Then he decided to move to Paris in order to pursue a professional boxing career.

Upon reaching Europe, Ngannou was jailed for two months for illegal border crossing. Later, he met Fernand Lopez and started training at a local gym free of cost. He started competing professionally in 2013. In the beginning, he fought under the French promotion 100% fight and other local promotions. There he accumulated a record of 5-1.

In 2015, Francis Ngannou made his professional debut in the UFC ring. In his debut match, he faced another newcomer Luis Henrique, whom he defeated via a round 2 KO. Throughout his mixed martial arts career at UFC, he had a total of 14 fights and successfully won 12 of them.

Ngannou first made his attempt at the UFC Heavyweight championship title in 2018. Unfortunately, Miocic defeated him via a unanimous decision at that time. He later again faced Miocic in 2021 for the title and successfully earned it in 2021. Since then, he had a title defense fight at the UFC 270 on 22 January 2022. Ngannou successfully defended his title by winning the 5-round fight via unanimous decision. At present, he is the hardest-recorded puncher in the world. Additionally, he is listed 5th in UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Francis Ngannou’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2023, Ngannou’s net worth is over $5 million. He has accumulated over $3.37 million from his career in the UFC. On average he earns $500,000 as guaranteed payment from each fight. Additionally, he earns $30,000 per fight as an endorsement incentive payment. Below is a list of his income breakdown from recent bouts –

Event Guaranteed Payment Bonus Endorsement Total
UFC 270 $600,000 $42,000 $642,000
UFC 260 $500,000 $50,000 $30,000 $580,000
UFC 249 $130,000 $180,000 $10,000 $320,000
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs dos Santos $120,000 $170,000 $10,000 $300,000
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs Velasques $110,000 $160,000 $5,000 $225,000
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Ngannou 2 $100,000 $150,000 $5,000 $225,000

Ngannou’s Endorsements:

Ngannou has accumulated a good list of endorsement deals throughout his career. He is currently affiliated with Gym King Fight Division, CBD Research Labs, Cryo Pain Relief, and The Fight Game.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Francis Ngannou
Nickname The Predator
Profession Mixed Martial Arts
Division Heavyweight
Stance Orthodox
Team Xtreme Couture
Date of Birth 5 September 1986
Place of birth Batie, Cameroon
Current Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Age 36
Nationality French Cameroonian
Debut 2013
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 257 lb (117 kg)
Net Worth $5 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father’s Name n/a
Mother’s Name n/a
Salary $500,000
Twitter Handle @francis_ngannou
Instagram Handle @francisngannou

Ngannou’s Wife:

Francis Ngannou is currently unmarried. According to reports, he is currently dating the popular female professional mixed martial artist, Miesha Tate. But this is only a rumor. Although, the two professional seems to have a good friendly relationship at present.

His Age:

Ngannou was born on 5 September 1986 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At present, he is 36 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The professional mixed martial artist has a height of 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) and he weighs 257 lb (117 kg).

His Nickname:

Ngannou has the nickname “The Predator”. Thanks to his ferociously aggressive approach to fighting earned him this nickname.

Francis Ngannou’s stats:

Mixed Martial Arts Record

Category Win Loss
Knockout 12 0
Submission 4 0
Decision 1 3

UFC Stats: 2022 UTD

Category Stats
Significant Strikes Landed per Minute 2.33
Significant Striking Accuracy 41%
Significant Strikes Absorbed per Minute 2.16
Significant Strike Defense 41%
Avg Takedowns Landed per 15min 0.76
Takedown Accuracy 62%
Takedown Defense 71%
Avg Submissions Attempted per 15min 0.3

Francis Ngannou Top 5 Finishes

FAQ about Francis Ngannou:

What is Francis Ngannou’s Net Worth in 2023?

Ngannou’s net worth is $5 million in 2023.

How Tall is Ngannou?

He is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall.

Is He Married?

No. Francis Ngannou is currently single.

How Old is Ngannou?

The MMA champion is 36 years old.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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