Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou continues his publicity tour, this time landing at Angels Stadium in Anaheim. Turns out “The Predator” was invited to throw out the first pitch and well ... let’s just say the Cameroonian crusher has a pretty wicked sidearm.
Most of Ngannou’s video features the heavyweight slugger in the dugout watching the game, where stars like Shohei Ohtani and Brandon March stopped by to pose with the UFC belt and snap photographs. Not surprisingly, “The Predator” towered over most of the Angels’ roster.
“Before today I never hold a baseball,” Ngannou said. “I never practiced baseball but I used to throw stones because we used to go in the forest and find fruit to eat. You have to be able to take it off the tree to eat it. If not, you don’t have something to eat.”
Ngannou is expect to unify the heavyweight titles against UFC interim champion Ciryl Gane at some point in early 2022.