Francis Ngannou training with Tsuyoshi Sudario in Las Vegas
Francis Ngannou is back in training and has ben working alongside one of Rizin’s heavyweight stars. Tsuyoshi Sudario took to Instagram to share a photo of him and the newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion:
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What better way to work on upgrading your skillset than travelling to Las Vegas to work with a UFC heavyweight champion? That seems to be Sudario’s thinking as he talked about how excited he was to be training alongside Ngannou.
Rizin has never crowned a heavyweight champion but with three wins out of four for the promotion Sudario is surely in contention. He is a big name in Japan due to his successful career in sumo and seems serious about taking his MMA career to the next level.
The rest, as they say, is history. He went on to win his next five fights capturing the UFC heavyweight title in the process.
Sudario would love to emulate the African by turning his career around after a disappointing defeat. Rizin fans will be looking forwards to seeing what tricks he might have picked up during his time in Las Vegas.