The accolades keep piling up for Francis Ngannnou. The Cameroonian MMA world champion was recognized by Marvel as one of the most powerful athletes in the world at ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Awards. “It is an honour to be recognized as one of the most powerful athletes in the world by Marvel … Thank you for the award,” the Cameroonian tweeted.
This distinction comes a few weeks after his nomination for the ESPYS best fighter award. “The Predator” competed with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Amanda Nunes and Rose Namajunas.
“Wow, I just heard that I was nominated for Top MMA Fighter by the Espys alongside legendary champions! Thank you ESPYS and especially my fans for their support! It’s up to you guys to vote. Here we go! “Tweeted the Cameroonian visibly very honored by this appointment.
The nomination is recognition for Francis Ngannou, who has been fighting well over the past few years, surprised MMA fans this season by knocking down former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 260.
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