Francis Ngannou’s Hometown Goes WILD After UFC 260 Win (VIDEO)

RIO DE JANEIRO, MARCH 28, 2019: Belt of UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) during press conference


Francis Ngannou was able to deliver the knockout he has been waiting for. In the UFC 260 main event at the UFC Apex on Saturday, Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic in the second round of their rematch to claim the UFC heavyweight championship.

Ngannou was much improved from his first meeting with Miocic and put on the most impressive all-around performance of his career to claim the title.

While Ngannou was celebrating his victory in Las Vegas, his countrymen were taking in the historic moment in his hometown of Batie, Cameroon. An incredible video on social media showed a crowd of people reacting to the moment that Ngannou won the belt at 5:15 a.m. local time.

Check out the awesome moment below.

In addition to winning the UFC heavyweight championship, Ngannou earned a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for his efforts.

Did you miss out on Saturday’s action?

A full look at the UFC 260 results can be seen below.

  • Francis Ngannou def. Stipe Miocic via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 0:52 – to win heavyweight title
  • Vicente Luque def. Tyron Woodley via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 1, 3:56
  • Sean O’Malley def. Thomas Almeida via knockout (punch) – Round 3, 3:52
  • Miranda Maverick def. Gillian Robertson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Jamie Mullarkey def. Khama Worthy via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:46
  • Alonzo Menifield def. Fabio Cherant via submission (Von Flue choke) – Round 1, 1:11
  • Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jared Gooden via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Modestas Bukauskas via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Omar Morales def. Shane Young via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Marc-Andre Barriault def. Abu Azaitar via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:56
Dana White Open To Francis Ngannou vs Jon Jones ‘If Jones Really Wants It’
Dana White Open To Francis Ngannou vs Jon Jones ‘If Jones Really Wants It’