Francis Ngannou recently grew to become a combined martial arts free of charge agent following he was unable to appear to phrases on a new contract with the UFC. Stand-up comic and UFC colour commentator Joe Rogan pleaded with the previous heavyweight champion to rejoin the marketing soon after earning his payday in a boxing match.
Speaking to guest Paul Felder on episode #135 of The Joe Rogan Knowledge MMA Show, the podcast host said:
“The fantastic environment is [Ngannou] goes in excess of, has some significant money heavyweight boxing battle. Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane have a battle. Jon wins, Ciryl wins, whoever wins is the UFC champ and then Francis will come back. He can completely appear back again. Francis, if you might be listening, sir, remember to really don’t sign an special agreement.”
Although it is unlikely that Ngannou will return to the UFC, the doorway remains open up for a prospective return if he takes a boxing match in advance of joining an additional mixed martial arts promotion. It is nonetheless unclear if the UFC will adjust its stance on any of the previous heavyweight champion’s deal calls for or if Ngannou would even be willing to negotiate with the advertising just after his departure.
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Joe Rogan wants Francis Ngannou to receive a payday
Francis Ngannou’s departure from the UFC shocked enthusiasts of the sport as he grew to become the 1st reigning champion to leave the advertising given that B.J. Penn all the way back in 2004. UFC commentator Joe Rogan lately weighed in on the previous heavyweight champion’s departure, noting that he desires Ngannou to receive the enormous payday he is on the lookout for in a boxing battle.
Speaking to Paul Felder on episode #135 of The Joe Rogan Working experience MMA Display, the podcast host mentioned:
“I just want him to get that payday… [The UFC] offered him more funds than any heavyweight, but I think the sticking position was that he preferred to be ready to go off and do boxing. To his credit history, he is like, ‘Conor McGregor did it, why won’t be able to I do it?’… Conor built $100 million in the Floyd Mayweather fight. That’s generational prosperity.”
Although the UFC was keen to partner with Conor McGregor to make his boxing match attainable, they had been unwilling to do the exact for Ngannou. The combined martial arts cost-free agent now has his alternatives open up, however, and a boxing match with Tyson Fury seems to be on the desk as the WBC Heavyweight Winner not too long ago termed him out.
Check out Joe Rogan examine his hopes for Francis Ngannou getting a payday beneath (starting at the 7:10 mark):
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