Francis Ngannou reveals what he told Dana White during their most recent meeting

Francis Ngannou recently revealed that he doesn’t feel like he has the support of Dana White and that he hasn’t been promoted as he should have over the past few months.

Ngannou recalls a recent meeting with the UFC boss at a restaurant during the holiday season, and says their interaction “went pretty well”. However, he went on to share that the conversation was not productive enough to resolve issues related to his contract.

The UFC Heavyweight Champion said:

“Things are going pretty well. At this point, I’m not sad. I’ve gone to [Dana White] to greet him and we wish each other happy holidays. And I told him my disappointment. I told him I wanted to stay in the UFC but I didn’t feel like the UFC wanted me to stay. I don’t feel like I have a promoter anymore. I don’t feel like I’ve been promoted. Maybe I could be wrong about that, but I [didn’t] see anything compared to what happens to other fighters. “

Francis Ngannou has one fight left on his current UFC contract. ‘The Predator’ has been at odds with advertising for quite some time, and neither side understands.

Cameroonians are set to take on Ciryl Ganes in the unification match at UFC 270 later this month. Ngannou became UFC heavyweight champion after a stunning second-round KO win over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. Gane became interim champion after a dominant performance against Derrick Lewis at UFC 265.

Francis Ngannou Explains The ‘Champion Clause’ Of His UFC Contract

Francis Ngannou’s contract negotiations with the UFC have been in the spotlight throughout the MMA media over the past few weeks. Ngannou has just one fight left on his current contract in his upcoming bout against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270.

‘The Predator’ has revealed some details about his contract in an interview with ESPN MMA. While discussing the ‘champion clause’ in his current deal, the UFC heavyweight champion said:

“By contract, that means I’ve done eight matches in my contract. And the championship clause, people don’t understand that in the contract, it’s optional. Because it says when at the end of the contract, if you’re the champion, you get an extension of three battles or a year, but [all that made me think] it is optional. “

Ngannou shared that he signed his current contract with the UFC in December 2017. He has completed seven of the eight fights on his contract.

The Cameroonian added that the current deal is valid for five years, meaning he will be contractually bound to the UFC until December 2022. He pointed out that the promotion cannot hold. him after the five-year term ends in December of this year. .

Ngannou added that if he re-signs with the UFC, the new deal must allow him to compete professionally in boxing.

Watch Francis Ngannou’s full interview below:


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