The Weekly Takedown: Francis Ngannou’s Uncertain Future Fuels Intrigue Entering UFC 270

Published by Sports Illustrated By Justin Barrasso A successful title defense for the reigning heavyweight champion will go a long way toward settling a contract dispute with UFC President Dana White. View the original article to see embedded media. Welcome to The Weekly Takedown, Sports Illustrated’s in-depth look at MMA. Every Thursday, this column will offer insight and information on the most noteworthy stories in the fight world. Francis Ngannou is the best striker in the world. Yet that is far from his greatest strength. The reigning UFC heavyweight champion,…

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