EXCLUSIVE |Curtis Blaydes explains what surprised him about Francis Ngannou’s KO

EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes explains what surprised him about Francis Ngannou’s KO of Alistair Overeem

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 218, surging French-Cameroonian heavyweight [Francis…

“I mean, I was a little surprised [how the fight went],” Curtis Blaydes said on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I wasn’t surprised at Ngannou. He did, definitely, what he should have done, [which] was just stand there and chuck [punches at] him, and it worked. I’m surprised that Overeem was so quick to engage in that type of action. Overeem’s a veteran, and him knowing that he doesn’t have the best chin anymore, I was a bit surprised at how eager he was [to trade].”

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