Cameroon born, Francis Ngannou is taking his talents to Hollywood. According to ESPN, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight title contender has joined the cast of ‘Fast and Furious 9.’
Also known as Francis “The Predator” Ngannou, the UFC fighter #2 in the heavyweight division. Francis most recently beat Junior dos Santos with a 71-second knockout — making Francis have the most UFC finishes in the heavyweight division. Francis won his previous fight with a 26-second knockout over MMA Legend and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez in Phoenix Arizona on the UFC’s inaugural fight on ESPN.
While it is unclear what type of role “The Predator” will have in the ever-popular franchise, he joins a stacked cast that includes Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Ludacris, John Cena, among others. The ninth installment of the blockbuster franchise that has made over a total of $5 billion has a release date of May 22, 2020