New UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has a ton of support, but perhaps none more than his home country of Cameroon.
Watch his native country's reaction to his title win over Stipe Miocic and other fighter and media reactions to UFC 260.
Cameroon Reacts To Francis Ngannou's Title Win
New UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has had quite the journey to UFC heavyweight champion.
The Cameroon-born champion has never forgot his roots, no matter how much success he's had.
Watch as Ngannou's friends and family react LIVE to his title win at around 5:15 a.m. local time.
You need to see this!— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) March 28, 2021
-- Batié, Cameroon
Incredible scenes from the hometown of @Francis_Ngannou as they celebrate the crowning of a new UFC Heavyweight Champion! ----
(-- Mathieu Pennella) pic.twitter.com/NSA57bUsmA
Francis Ngannou Reacts To His UFC 260 Victory
Francis Ngannou made the jump from just being a scary knockout artist, to the baddest man on the planet when he knocked out Stipe Miocic to become the UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 260.
See what the new champion had to say following the biggest win of his career:
Kamaru Usman Reacts To Francis Ngannou Becoming UFC Heavyweight Champion
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was in the corner of his new teammate Francis Ngannou during the latter's knockout of Stipe Miocic to become the UFC heavyweight champion.
See what Usman had to say following his teammate's title triumph:
That’s 3!!!! ---------- #ufc260— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) March 28, 2021
Israel Adesanya Reacts And Comments On Francis Ngannou's UFC 260 Title Win
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was pretty stoked to add a third African-born champion to the active UFC roster.
Watch as Adesanya reacts to Ngannou's knockout victory:
Check-out what the Nigerian-champion had to say following his fellow African-native UFC champion's title win:
We’re taking gold back to Africa!!— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) March 28, 2021
Khabib Nurmagomedov Congratulates Francis Ngannou Following Title Victory
Recently-retired former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to congratulate Francis Ngannou on becoming the UFC's third current African-born champion:
Congratulations Africa . Now you have 3 @ufc champions— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) March 28, 2021
Jon Jones Has A Message For The UFC For Potential Superfight Against Francis Ngannou
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones announced months ago that he'd be vacating the UFC light heavyweight title for a change of scenery and will be moving up to heavyweight.
UFC President Dana White has been adamant that Jones would be first in-line for a heavyweight title shot following UFC 260's main event between Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic.
However, following Ngannou's knockout victory, Jones took to Twitter to tell the UFC to "show" him the money if they want the fight to go down.
Show me the money— BONY (@JonnyBones) March 28, 2021
Daniel Cormier Reflects On Commentating UFC 260
Former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier traded in his gloves for a headset following his trilogy loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 252.
The former two-weight champion took to Twitter to reflect on his duties as commentator alongside Jon Anik and Joe Rogan for the massive UFC 260 card which saw the aforementioned Miocic lose his heavyweight title to new champion Francis Ngannou.
UFC 260 was epic for many reasons I’m just lucky to share in these moments with my guys @jon_anik and @joerogan. Note the social distancing because going forward seems like we’re gonna be back sitting next to each other. Great job last night fellas --@jeffbottari pic.twitter.com/nDm2pWQhVr— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) March 28, 2021
Tyron Woodley Releases Statement Following UFC 260 Loss
Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley suffered his fourth consecutive defeat at UFC 260, where he was knocked out by rising contender Vicente Luque in a fight that earned Fight of The Night honors.
The former champion took to Instagram to freeze a statement following the defeat: