UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou took to Twitter and reminded megastar actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson of their planned training session. The mention came after Johnson was seen in a video grab having a similar training style as the Cameroonian fighter. Not to mention he went on to say that Ngannou was someone who he’d definitely be interested in working out with.
— Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) July 17, 2020
‘The Predator’ appears interested in following through with these sentiments in a recent post. The hilarious call back goes to show Ngannou’s endearing personality that has resonated with MMA enthusiasts.
Not to be outdone, Dwayne Johnson swiftly responded to the UFC heavyweight in a Twitter post that excited fight fans.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 17, 2020
Francis Ngannou and Dwayne Johnson: Men amongst men
Dwayne Johnson truly entered the combat sports landscape with his towering presence at UFC 244. The event was a cultural phenomenon that saw Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz scrap it out for the “Baddest Motherf***er” (BMF) belt. The rare feature was the headlining attraction for the yearly Madison Square Garden showcase.
The overall hype around the event was palpable, considering the never-before-seen circumstances. Johnson would go onto wrap the belt around ‘Gamebred’ to end the captivating night.
Within pop culture today, it is all but impossible to find a public figure as amiable and charismatic as ‘The Rock’. The former WWE wrestler, actor and businessman has become a cult figure for motivation and mainstream appeal. Moreover, he has shown a significant interest in the world of MMA, thus building a new niche.
Francis Ngannou is a massive star in his own right as a top MMA fighter. Just a few years into the sport, he has managed to capture mainstream popularity, highly attributed to his fighting style.
Francis has maintained that he is in the gym and preparing to once again terrorize the Heavyweight Division. His last four fights have all ended in finishes with an average fight time of 40 seconds. Fight fans can’t get enough of ‘The Predator’ every time he marches under the bright lights of the cage.
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