Francis Ngannou, MMA fighter, shares heartbreaking news of his 15-month-old son’s passing

In a heart-wrenching social media post on Monday, Francis Ngannou, a prominent heavyweight MMA fighter and boxer, shared the devastating news of his 15-month-old son, Kobe’s passing.

Ngannou, who has chosen not to reveal the cause of his son’s death, expressed the heart-wrenching experience of calling out his name repeatedly, only to receive no response.

Ngannou expressed his frustration, stating that life has a way of targeting our vulnerabilities and causing us immense pain. He pondered on the difficult question of how to cope with such hardships and carry on with life despite the pain.

Ngannou also took to X to question the meaning of life, just moments before the announcement.

“Why does life always seem to be so unfair and merciless?” he pondered. “Why does it seem like life always takes away the things we desire the most?”

In May 2023, Ngannou, a former UFC heavyweight champion, made the decision to join the Professional Fighter’s League. It is worth noting that Ngannou has also ventured into professional boxing, where he had a close match against heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in October and suffered a second-round knockout against former titleholder Anthony Joshua in March.

Francis Ngannou is widely recognized as one of the most devastating knockout artists in the history of MMA due to the sheer force behind his right hand. With a record of 17-3 in MMA, Ngannou has achieved an impressive 16 victories by way of early finishes.

The news of his announcement triggered an outpouring of sympathy from fellow athletes, fans, and others who expressed their condolences on his social media accounts. Conor McGregor, an Irish fighter, responded on X, saying that he was keeping Ngannou’s family in his prayers.

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McGregor expressed his condolences to Francis by saying, “I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.”

In a heartfelt message shared on Instagram, Henry Cejudo, a former UFC champion and Olympic gold medalist in wrestling, expressed his remorse for Ngannou’s recent defeat.

“Losing family is one of the most difficult experiences a person can endure in life,” expressed Cejudo. “While we may not have the solution to this pain, it is comforting to believe that one day, you will be reunited.”

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