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Jake Paul welcomes ‘baddest man in the planet’ Francis Ngannou to PFL after MMA star leaves UFC

, Jake Paul welcomes ‘baddest man in the planet’ Francis Ngannou to PFL after MMA star leaves UFC

JAKE PAUL welcomed the “baddest man in the planet” Francis Ngannou to the Professional Fighters League.

Ngannou has signed for the MMA promotion after walking out of the UFC as heavyweight champion following a breakdown in contract talks.

Jake Paul welcomed the ‘baddest man in the planet’ Francis Ngannou to the PFL

Francis Ngannou has signed for the PFL

Paul this year signed with the PFL to head up a “super-fight” series on pay-per-view, which also looks set to host his MMA debut.

And the YouTuber-turned prizefighter was quick to welcome Ngannou as the newest addition to the PFL’s roster.

He tweeted: “The baddest man in the planet has officially joined.”

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Paul, 26, followed it up by saying: “Francis, welcome to the PFL. Everybody, it is official.

“This is massive, massive, massive, massive news in MMA. We have some huge fights on the horizon.

“Congratulations, Francis, you deserve this. The best heavyweight in the f*****g world to the PFL, and PFL Africa is going to be massive.

“So excited. Let’s go.”

PFL’s format consists of qualification and knockout stages, acting as MMA’s only seasonal league.

Points are earned according to the method of victory in the opening two bouts, with the top four in each weight progressing to the playoffs.

From there it is win-or-go-home culminating in a semis and finals where a title belt and $1million prize cheque lays in wait.

But the PFL have now launched a breakaway super-fight series, separate from their usual season, where Ngannou, 36, is set to debut in 2024.

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He said: “I am very excited for this game changing partnership with the Professional Fighters League to continue my MMA fighting career in the PFL’s PPV Super Fight Division.

“I believe in the PFL’s “fighter first” culture and global vision including developing the sport in Africa.

“With that, I am also proud to announce that I will serve as Chairman of PFL Africa which will be the leading MMA organisation on the continent providing great African fighters the opportunity to compete on a global platform.”

It has also been revealed DAZN is a partner of PFL’s super-fight division and will distribute events on its PPV platform in Europe and internationally with ESPN to carry US rights.

, Jake Paul welcomes ‘baddest man in the planet’ Francis Ngannou to PFL after MMA star leaves UFCPFL CEO Peter Murray with Francis Ngannou

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a left cross and a left hook?

A left hook is thrown to the side of your body, while a right-cross is thrown to the front.

A left hand hook is one that is thrown with the opponent’s right side facing. The elbow is bent 90° and the wrist is turned 45° toward the opponent.

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The opponent is facing the palm and the elbow straight. A right cross is made. The opponent’s wrist is rotated 45 degrees to the side.

What are the potential benefits of learning to Box?

You should be aware of the following factors if you are interested in learning how to box:

  • It builds confidence. Learn to box can give you courage to confront bullies or any other person who might bully you.
  • It is good for your health. Boxing builds muscle mass. Muscle mass makes you stronger.
  • It teaches self-defense skills. Learn how to fight to learn how you can protect yourself.
  • It develops your mental toughness. You need mental toughness to face difficult situations.
  • This gives you an incredible sense of achievement. You’ll feel like a true boxer once you master a technique.
  • It’s fun! It’s fun!
  • It’s cheap. All you need is a pair of boxing gloves and a punching bag.
  • It doesn’t require much space

What is the best way to practice boxing with no partner?

You can also watch professional boxing matches live on TV if you don’t have a partner and want to learn boxing. You could also look for an amateur boxing club in your area. Amateur boxing clubs often hold regular training sessions. These sessions are often attended by sparring partners who share the same pads.

You can also train boxing with punching bags. Just make sure that you’re wearing protective gear such as boxing gloves before hitting the bag.

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What is Boxing?

Boxing is a sport that involves two people who try to knock each other out by hitting them in the head and face. The objective of boxing involves hitting your opponent as hard, but not causing any injury. Both boxers need to be able throw punches at high speeds in order to achieve this. They also need to have good hand-eye coordination.

How can beginners boxers train?

Boxing is one, if not the oldest, sport in existence. But boxing only recently became more popular. Two fighters fight each other in boxing. They punch each others until one loses.

To become a boxer, you must first find out what boxing is like. You can also watch fights online to see how it feels like hitting someone. After you have decided whether or not you want to be a boxer you will need to decide which type of fighting you prefer.

Statistics

  • It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (wikihow.com)
  • You want to be running at roughly 75-80% of your top speed..5 mile slow, easy recovery jog at the end.[6]X Research source 2Mix in long runs, shadow boxing, and short sprints on non-interval days. (wikihow.com)

External Links

expertboxing.com

en.wikipedia.org

How To

How do I set up a boxing gym at my house?

Anyone who wants to open a business is often asked how to set-up a boxing studio. People often ask what amount they should spend on equipment, what size space is needed, how many people do they need, etc. There are many factors that affect the cost of starting your own business. Some of them include location, type of business, number of employees, marketing budget, competition etc. However, most people neglect the importance of quality equipment. You can’t start if you don’t have the right equipment. Here are some tips for setting up a boxing school in your home.

  1. A place to train is essential. You can use your garage, basement, spare bedroom, or living room to train. Only thing is that the equipment must have enough space.
  2. You need a punching bag (or two). This is essential because it will make it easier to practice punches. It could be anything you like, from a simple plastic bag to a sturdy leather bag. Make sure that it is big enough to fit you comfortably. Make sure it’s durable and sturdy so you can use it over the years.
  3. You need a mat. Matting is used to protect floors or walls while practicing kicks. Matting is typically made from foam rubber. You can buy them online and offline.
  4. A bench is a must. Bench is used to support your body while doing pushups. They can be purchased online or offline stores. However, make sure that you choose the right size for you.
  5. A speedbag is required. Speedbags help you develop quick hand movements. They can be purchased from online or offline stores. You want to make sure you get a high-quality product that will last.
  6. A headgear will be necessary. The headgear protects your head during sparring sessions. You can purchase it online or in stores. Make certain that you choose something that fits well and protects your face.
  7. Gloves are required. Gloves are necessary to protect your hands when sparring. They can be purchased either online or offline stores. Choose a pair that suits your needs and style.
  8. You will need a mouthpiece. Mouthpieces protect your teeth when sparring takes place. You can purchase these online or offline stores. Choose the pair that suits you best.
  9. You will need a ring. Rings are used to simulate real fights. These rings can either be purchased in an offline store or online. So that you don’t get injured during sparring, ensure it has padding both sides.
  10. Towels are essential. To wipe your sweat off after every workout, use a towel. They can either be purchased at your local sporting good store or online. Make certain that they are soft and absorbent.

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