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Francis Ngannou Mourns 15-Month-Old Son

Former heavyweight champion of the UFC, Francis Ngannou, has revealed on social media that his 15-month-old son Kobe had passed away.

Late on Monday night, the mixed martial artist and boxer posted a black and white picture of himself and his son on X (formerly Twitter), announcing Kobe’s passing. The post stated that Kobe passed away on Saturday, April 27.

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Ngannou posted a brief statement questioning the essence of life just a few hours before revealing Kobe’s death.

“What’s the purpose of life if what we’re fighting tooth and nail to get away from is what finally hit us the hardest? Why is life so unfair and merciless?” He wrote.

Francis Zavier Ngannou was well-known for his powerful punches and was considered by many to be the most lethal pure puncher in the heavyweight UFC division.

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