Rags-to-Riches of the Century: Francis Ngannou

Most sports fans don’t know UFC Heavyweight Champ Francis Ngannou’s story, and if you’re reading this, you’re probably not even a sports fan.

So why care about this sportsman?

Because maybe you care about a migrant’s journey. Or what it means to do hard labor as a child. Or just plain old the greatest rags-to-riches story of the 21st century.

Care because even if Francis Ngannou had gone on to become an account in Cleveland he’d be a Shackelton-like figure—his tale of overcoming adversity could be a Hollywood movie.

Except that’s not what happened. What happened was he became World Champion.

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