Pictures: UFC champion Francis Ngannou gets hero’s welcome in Cameroon
Francis Ngannou returned to Cameroon a hero after winning the UFC heavyweight title. He knocked out Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 to claim the belt to begin his reign as champion.
The 34-year-old posted pictures and videos of the reception he received from fans as he paraded the belt. He even had time to pose with Cameroon hero, and former Liverpool defender, Rigobert Song. The crowd that welcomed him shows and he is well and truly loved.
Nagannou wrote on Instagram: “This moment is something I have been waiting for. It is hard to put this feeling in to words. The belt is back home where it belongs.”