Ngannou is coming off a gigantic boxing non-title bout versus WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, who’s thought about by numerous the best heavyweight fighter today. Ngannou got in the battle as a big underdog, and couple of saw Ngannou going the range, much less winning.
Versus all chances, Ngannou knocked down and damaged Fury en path to lose a questionable split choice
Schaub believed Ngannou won, and identifies him “The baddest guy in the world.” He likewise believes if Ngannou ever crosses courses with existing UFC heavyweight champ Jon Jonesthe Cameroonian would complete him.
“To piggyback on what DC (Daniel Cormier) stated, and DC understands difficult guys, DC stated bar none, Francis Ngannou is the baddest male on earth,” Schaub stated on his YouTube channel“Who’s going to beat him, Jon Jones? I’m on record stating this: I believed Jon Jones would smoke Francis after viewing him do what he did versus Ciryl Gane. Seeing Francis vs. Fury, I’m like, ‘Oh, he ‘d beat Jon.’ He ‘d beat Jon in MMA. I believe he knocks him out.
“I didn’t recognize how excellent he was. I understood he was excellent, however I didn’t recognize he was this skilled. I understood he was a freak athletically, however I didn’t understand he was world-class-boxing-beat-the-breaks-off-the-greatest-of-all-time excellent. Who did? This is nuts.”
Naturally, recently, Ngannou became part of the UFC lineup and lots of wished to see him battle Jones. Due to agreement conflicts, Ngannou ignored the UFC as champ and into totally free firm. He’s now signed with PFL.
Schaub stated Ngannou’s success shows the UFC made a mistake by letting him stroll and not enabling him to pursue boxing.
“UFC screwed up,” Schaub stated. “Jon is out, Stipe is waiting on Jon and those 2 are going to retire, that’s a famous battle. Chael (Sonnen) stated this also: I do not understand if we ever get that battle now. We might, today we have Tom Aspinall and Sergei therein now. … But the best heavyweight is not in the UFC. The best heavyweight at boxing and blended martial arts is not in the UFC. Who’s going to beat Francis?”