Francis Ngannou, UFC Heavyweight Champion | Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson Presented by Smart Cups


Mike Tyson and this week's co-host Brendan Schaub from Below the Belt & Food Truck Diaries sat down with newly-crowned UFC Heavyweight Champion, Francis Ngannou. Fresh off of his win over Stipe Miocic, in this episode of #HotBoxin presented by Smart Cups, the guys spoke about Francis's recent victory at UFC 260, a potential matchup against Jon Jones & Derrick Lewis, growing up poor in Cameroon, pursuing a career in boxing after MMA, overcoming losses, fighter pay, and so much more.
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  • Mike Tyson
    Mike TysonMåned siden

    Thanks for all the nice words.

  • Robert Ruffis

    Robert Ruffis

    3 dager siden

    You are the man Mike!

  • Suburbia Jones

    Suburbia Jones

    7 dager siden

    Mike is trying to teach Francis how to get paid.

  • hector rivera

    hector rivera

    8 dager siden

    We love you iron mike

  • Cesar Rivera

    Cesar Rivera

    13 dager siden

    Mike is awesome and his spirit is even greater!!🙏🏼

  • Live By Tha Truth

    Live By Tha Truth

    14 dager siden

    You deserve that Big Homie..Be easy OG Champ Iron Mike Tyson🙌🏽🙌🏽

  • Josh Loucks
    Josh Loucks3 timer siden

    Mike's mic had a weird reverb echo effect enabled... oh wait thats Schaub talking

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    Ragnar Lothbrok18 timer siden

    Two absolute legends In one room, and Francis for some reason

  • Subramaniam Mahendthiran
    Subramaniam MahendthiranDag siden

    @Hotboxin with Mike Tyson, could you guys get Elon Musk, The Undertaker, Amanda Nunez and Rose Numajunas?

  • Ojan Fau
    Ojan FauDag siden

    tyson is tyson, legend and no doubt about it

  • Lord Lucan
    Lord LucanDag siden

    Lovely man that Francis wasnt sure he would be but lovely man

  • Vincent Kennedy
    Vincent KennedyDag siden

    Usman is #1 p4p not Jon Jones

  • Kurt Flynn
    Kurt Flynn3 dager siden

    Anybody calculate how many times Brendan Schrau said "Jon Jones" 😂😂

  • Yo H
    Yo H3 dager siden

    @44:35 I love that Francis is probly the ONLY guy to have the balls to stand up to Mike. There's no Fear in that man.

  • F U L L
    F U L L3 dager siden

    Mike "The children, the babies, the girls" Tyson

  • Biggieboss power
    Biggieboss power4 dager siden

    55:44 Jon Afrika ^^ i die i swear Brendan the Idiot Schaub calling Fighter Names wrong as Hell!!

  • Rode Gab
    Rode Gab4 dager siden

    The real question is who watched the whole thing?

  • YouTube Comment guy
    YouTube Comment guy4 dager siden

    Good job shaubb

  • Thomas Lecky
    Thomas Lecky4 dager siden

    18 minutes in Schaub ask a dumb question and gets dunked on by Francis. 😂😂😂😂

  • shaun ayala
    shaun ayala5 dager siden

    0:10 hahahahahaha

  • adam bob
    adam bob5 dager siden

    55:45 for jon africa

  • dv8edseptum
    dv8edseptum6 dager siden

    This show would have been much better with just Francis and Mike.

  • suka blayt
    suka blayt6 dager siden

    20:10 lmao

  • Donald Fox
    Donald Fox9 dager siden

    Shaub is almost as lame and gay as Mike's old co-host

  • AbuOmar
    AbuOmar10 dager siden

    Brendan Schaub? I mean couldn't they fiindd..a better speaker? A better brain?

  • Augustine Hernandez
    Augustine Hernandez10 dager siden

    Shout out to john Africa

  • Umesh Writes
    Umesh Writes10 dager siden

    The Manager vs Lawyer bit; theres a clear difference on the roles. But if you’re Mike’s lawyer and he asks you to double up as a manager - Brace yourself, you are a manager-lawyer. 😂

  • Raekwon Snyder
    Raekwon Snyder10 dager siden

    I would be mad as shit if somebody knock me out and then say they don’t know why I went down 😂

  • Ordinary Pete
    Ordinary Pete10 dager siden

    Shaub said Frances was gonna beat Stipe their first fight and when he lost Shaub acted like it was a fluke and NOW he wants to act like he respected Stipe.. 😂 Shaub tries to take over this so many times.

  • Tom Kraemer
    Tom Kraemer11 dager siden

    Who is the Dumbass that decided to put a red line around the thumbnail where a red line under a video means you've already seen the video normally..

  • Jonathan Ibrahim
    Jonathan Ibrahim11 dager siden

    People in the comments saying Francis is “untrainable” yet was coached to strip Stipe of his belt. The training is clear as day from the first fight to the second. Casuals.

  • Bobby Cento
    Bobby Cento11 dager siden

    Mike is awesome

  • Goran Šegota
    Goran Šegota12 dager siden

    Bon apetit Mike

  • Goran Šegota
    Goran Šegota12 dager siden

    Maybe we don't need to translate French or Spanish...

  • G.Raider4l
    G.Raider4l12 dager siden

    Damn I didn't know he would be here...hopefully he won't speak much cuz last Francis n Tyson was gold

  • yes no
    yes no12 dager siden

    Mike Mike Mike Mike Mike!!!

  • Brad Stine
    Brad Stine13 dager siden

    This African subject hasn't been given straight! Names, what do we know about names? Not much and that's the way they like it!

  • Brad Stine
    Brad Stine13 dager siden

    Ay mike keep bammas of the show! UFC guys harbor bias and jealousy towards boxers but always trying to learn it! Hypocrites with out a doubt! That what fueled his unnecessary comment ! You can find the baddest man in all sports or combat ! It's not what you do it's what you are make of!

  • Brad Stine
    Brad Stine13 dager siden

    He Was press to say that these UFC guy have an expanded opinion of themselves! He can fight fight bullshit! Y'all are not the baddest fighters ! That's ego speaking!

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    준용13 dager siden


  • tharusha
    tharusha14 dager siden

    U know the weed hit him when Mike asked who the fuck is Jon Africa😂

  • Joe Mabior
    Joe Mabior14 dager siden

    “I’m a nice guy now, thank god” 😭😭😭

  • Josh Knox
    Josh Knox15 dager siden

    Mike the absolute goat!

    GONEBOY TV15 dager siden

    I love you Mike, you’re beautiful brother!

  • Mark
    Mark15 dager siden

    Francis has things in the works in his home country. I think that's why he is not receptive to Mike speaking that movement in his life.

  • Joe ForeignFace
    Joe ForeignFace15 dager siden


  • Elias Noriega
    Elias Noriega15 dager siden

    Mike your the best ,we all love you very much keep it up!

  • FaithandJaylani SilasRandolph
    FaithandJaylani SilasRandolph16 dager siden

    He said “you are giving Rose Royce away, we are talking about two different stories” OMG 😂😂😂🤣🤣

  • heinz weber
    heinz weber16 dager siden

    Bring Eden back

  • Nellie Ugdang V
    Nellie Ugdang V16 dager siden

    We already know that Ngannuo can knockout anyone in a fight but his calm voice can also put anybody to sleep. he cool like that.

  • No Username
    No Username16 dager siden

    They just ignore mikes wisdom

  • Sean.L Rodriguez-Garcia
    Sean.L Rodriguez-Garcia16 dager siden

    Scariest dude on the planet along with Francis and Mike

  • Migel White
    Migel White17 dager siden

    Mike was dropping gems tho- you can tell he is all about athlete empowerment, even tho he grossly overestimates how much UFC fighters make.

  • Sipho
    Sipho17 dager siden

    29:17 Ngannou thinks Herb Dean should've gotten the performance of the night for how quick he pulled him off Stipe 🤣🤣🤣 What a beast!

  • Tuomas
    Tuomas18 dager siden

    Francis Ngannou is a good example of how far physical superiority and strong mind can get you. He learned the fighting game as an adult and is now the champ.

  • Akash Pawar
    Akash Pawar18 dager siden

    That nigga listen to drake

  • Nina Henderson
    Nina Henderson18 dager siden

    Right Mike Humanity is everything.

  • Nina Henderson
    Nina Henderson18 dager siden

    Why they not looking for you Mike to get in the Boxin World 🌎 like looking for the best ! You Are Legendary

  • Nina Henderson
    Nina Henderson18 dager siden

    Mike you trying to tell them he needs to be linked up with you. They gone learn .

  • Nina Henderson
    Nina Henderson18 dager siden

    That’s what Tank is saying Ryan better be Ready.

  • Denn Mcambley
    Denn Mcambley18 dager siden

    intro, everything you could not do schaub, beeatch :)

  • Fade Music
    Fade Music19 dager siden

    Schaub talking like a teenage girl to their crush

  • Chris Breezy
    Chris Breezy19 dager siden

    “Who the hell is Jon Africa” that had me dying 😂

  • Norm Mcdonald
    Norm Mcdonald19 dager siden

    His story about going back home was beautiful. He needs 5 more fights then they can make the movie

  • None Of your business
    None Of your business20 dager siden

    Mike loooowwwkeeeyy hating .. He's like Floyd. Egotisical. Francis , African , so there's a humane and spiritual humility there. Most African Americans have that egotistical thing while Francis is just present & humble and is probably why he's such a Champion. Francis doesn't need advice , he's where he is because it was supposed to be and he catapulted himself to that and shot out to Brendan for backing Francis up btw ...Anyway, Mike , I see you xD,

  • Rico The Orc God

    Rico The Orc God

    16 dager siden

    I was at the UFC PI for a week working out around the time connor was fighting floyd, and Francis stared everyone down like he wanted to kill them for no reason. Long, death stares until you looked away. Dana White eluded to this at the time, that Francis was even making the staff of the UFC uncomfortable. Maybe hes changed now or maybe its a gimmick.

  • Gabriel Stucki
    Gabriel Stucki20 dager siden

    saul/paul is antiChrist and a killer and false apostle ; watch out.

  • javiercano11
    javiercano1120 dager siden

    Schaub had no business with his opinion. Should only have been askig questions and listening

  • javiercano11
    javiercano1120 dager siden

    Shaub, you should just listen, not comment.

  • javiercano11
    javiercano1120 dager siden

    That circus comedian had no business commenting with champions.

  • Nicholas Mangialardi
    Nicholas Mangialardi20 dager siden

    Thank you for having Francis on a second time! I'd like to see more of the guests who have been on return again

  • BumbleBee
    BumbleBee21 dag siden

    Get Rose Namajunas on Hotboxing

  • SavagefromtheRAQ
    SavagefromtheRAQ22 dager siden

    soon as i saw that douchebag shawb i was out lmao

  • Tylor B
    Tylor B22 dager siden

    from nothing, Francis rose out of some deep shit, went through alot to get here. so deserving, so humble. Hall of fame worthy already.

  • Angelo M
    Angelo M22 dager siden

    Usyk destroys him

  • Christopher Cann
    Christopher Cann22 dager siden

    Schaub is a tool.

  • Bishop M
    Bishop M22 dager siden

    58:36 “you have to fight for fairness, fairness is not given” facts Mike. Thank you.

  • luckasmoua
    luckasmoua22 dager siden

    Who the fuck is jon Africa??? Lmaooooooo shit was too funny lol

  • Brent Williams
    Brent Williams23 dager siden

    Thought it was about to be Francis vs Mike 😂

  • Ka'juan Blanks
    Ka'juan Blanks23 dager siden

    I seen the commercial Mike 😂✊

  • BumbleBee
    BumbleBee23 dager siden

    May as well just rename this... Godcast!

  • JM3D n0_0b
    JM3D n0_0b24 dager siden

    at least Brandon knows what he talking about!! not like some other co-host they tried out! ....

  • lohan fitness
    lohan fitness24 dager siden

    Francis humble as always even he become a champ huge respect

  • Jake Palumbo
    Jake Palumbo24 dager siden

    Please tell me Brendan isn’t the new host 😩

  • P Dilla
    P Dilla24 dager siden

    Is there a reason why Quinton Rampage Jackson has never been on this show? He was in Mma throwing hooks and upper cuts like Tyson. And was talking that shit with confidence like Tyson.

  • Az De
    Az De24 dager siden

    Brendan.. STFU! let the guests speak and answer for themselves

  • Paulius Paškevičius
    Paulius Paškevičius25 dager siden

    Man, Im afraid we have to skip this one. We have Brandon "I will cut you off while you speak every 5 seconds" Schaub. Pity

  • Brockie Stepho
    Brockie Stepho26 dager siden

    Mike was rude as.. Too much ego

  • David Shelley
    David Shelley26 dager siden

    Brendan was dying to hold hands with Francis at the end 😂

  • Duchess
    Duchess27 dager siden

    You can f-up in 8 sec

    TRUTH NETWORK31327 dager siden

    Iron Mike your my number 1 person who I’d like to meet given the choice. I pray to God that one day I can meet you to have a heart to heart with you. So I can learn from you & to let you know what you mean to me & many more. Along with the positivity you have bought to many lives, which I think is so important for you to know, as you don’t have any idea of all this. Please Lord 🙏🤲 can I meet Mike

  • David Shelley
    David Shelley27 dager siden

    The reason I like this podcast is because it's about fighting and life a lot of the time with people who actually experienced life at the top of fighting and can debate points. Brendan Schaub's podcasts are the exact opposite. He shouldn't be on this.

  • David Shelley

    David Shelley

    25 dager siden

    @I dont like you Oh look, it's Slob's burner account

  • I dont like you

    I dont like you

    25 dager siden

    Shut the Fhuc up.

  • Warda
    Warda27 dager siden

    "the black guy with russian last name" ahaha

  • Breadman0123
    Breadman012327 dager siden

    Francis Ngannou is an eloquent talker. All class

  • Melle De Groote
    Melle De Groote28 dager siden

    These guys look bigger in real life

  • Hector Lopez
    Hector Lopez29 dager siden

    imagine mike as ur corner man

  • अर्जुन्
    अर्जुन्29 dager siden

    Amazing story and and seems like such good person. Its sad he decided to become fighter when he was 27+ already😓

  • steven lath
    steven lath29 dager siden

    This guy puts me to sleep god damn speak up!!!

  • DoubleE doubleE
    DoubleE doubleE29 dager siden

    I love him,after he lost he asked himself when fans wanted pictures with him,“why would you want to take a picture with me”? That’s what makes you know he strives for improvement!

  • Ryan McVan
    Ryan McVan29 dager siden

    It’s hilarious how Mike knows NOTHING about MMA!!! 🤦🏻‍♂️🤣

  • black mamba
    black mamba29 dager siden

    The problem is the ufc is putting a monopoly down on your career they put you in a contract ac ct for a certain amount of fights but then they stretch those fights out over years keep you only making a certain amount if money so they control uh our career throughout. An exclusive deal should come with a Time limit that the ufc must present the fighter with the match ups three fights should take no more than 18 months not 31/2 years and the purse should be higher

  • John Long
    John Long29 dager siden

    Francis is a problem for the division in many ways but where his head is and where his heart is will take him all the way not to mention if he hits you it's like been hit by a ford escrot flat out lol

  • jailen 4444
    jailen 444429 dager siden

    Sweat and bleed for yourself!!

    ICYCOOLZ29 dager siden

    Everyone in life should have a goal, and they should try and complete it. And if you don't reach it, keep trying, don't give up. By trying, the person wins. - Ken Norton

  • Hadi Diallo
    Hadi Diallo29 dager siden

    Dutch name * Suriname 🇸🇷 is a previous Dutch colonie

  • Al Jazzi
    Al Jazzi29 dager siden

    This dude so humble