UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou joins 'Fast & Furious 9' cast

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Francis Ngannou isn’t only making big waves in the cage.

The top-ranked UFC heavyweight contender will take his skills to the big screen. Deadline reported that “The Predator” will join the cast of the ninth installment of the blockbuster film franchise “The Fast & the Furious.”

Ngannou posted the news on his <a href=" Represented by Creative Arts Agency, Ngannou (14-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) was able to rebound from back-to-back losses to Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis. He failed to capture the heavyweight title in a lopsided decision loss to then champion Miocic at UFC 220, followed by a lackluster performance in a loss to Lewis at UFC 226.

But with his back against the wall, he rebounded emphatically with first-round knockouts of Curtis Blaydes and former heavyweight champions Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos.

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