This 'Francis Ngannou Punch-Out!' Animation Is AWESOME

Holy shit - I know it's FIGHT DAY and I'm just getting ridiculously excited over anything even slightly fight-related - but that was pretty freakin awesome, was it not?! 

For context, if you haven't seen those KOs before...

Reem...

Cain...

Junior...

From the animation itself, matching those now iconic finishes perfectly, to the music, sound effects, and even the idle stances that shoot tingles of nostalgia down your spine, this reeeaaally made me want an old-school arcade style UFC game. Imagine that? 

You could put that out on any platform (even mobile) utilizing these graphics, call it: 'UFC: FIGHT ISLAND' - and I don't know what fight fan wouldn't wanna play that! Especially if they gave us some fun Mortal Kombat style backdrops featuring Uncle Dana in the full Shao Kahn gimmick or something?! I'd love nothing more. 

Tell me a big ol' UFC arcade cabinet wouldn't look sick in that office, Dana!


Francis Ngannou takes on Jairzinho Rozenstruik later tonight on ESPN+ PPV - I'll be going LIVE on Instagram (@thatrobbiefox) to answer your questions about the fights at 6pm ET until prelims start at 6:30pm ET