MMA – While Kamaru Usman accompanied Francis Ngannou for his battle against Stipe Miocic, the Predator will be in his corner for UFC 261.
During UFC 260, Francis Ngannou may rely on Kamaru Usman as a corner man. Important for the Predator due to his expertise and his standing as champion, the Nigerian actively participated within the growth of this “calm Francis”. A month after Francis Ngannou's victory over Stipe Miocic by KO within the second spherical, it's the Predator's flip to accompany his good friend in a battle for the title.
Thus, Kamaru Usman faces Jorge Masvidal for a brand new protection of his welterweight title. The shock is scheduled for UFC 261, in Jacksonville and with audiences, on April 24. Francis Ngannou will be certainly one of his corner males, with Trevor Wittman his head coach and Jorge Santiago his jiu-jitsu coach. Ngannou replaces Mohammed Usman, brother of Kamaru, who will at all times be within the well being bubble of the PFL throughout UFC 261.
The welterweight champion defined his selection to ESPN : “Who higher to exchange my brother than the heavyweight champion himself, Francis Ngannou? It motivates me a lot. I instructed him that, it motivates me a lot to be truthful with him. “