So you have just watched an incredible fight, one in which a much-coveted prospect made good on the promise they were thought to have by emerging victorious over an extremely talented veteran in the most devastating fashion possible. In case you had not yet deciphered the fight I was alluding to, it is the fantastic performance by then prospect, now likely heavyweight title contender Francis Ngannou, who knocked out Alistair Overeem via vicious uppercut in the first round of their co-main event showdown. If you are like me, you were in awe at the ferocity in which Ngannou dispatched Overeem, now being even more sure of his immense talent.
“Everyone was so enthralled about the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight. I’d like to see Francis about one year from now fight whoever the heavyweight champion is, whether it be Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua. That would be a real fight, where an MMA fighter could go in there and upset a current boxing champion.” Cooper told MMA Junkie Radio