Former kickboxing world champion converted to MMA, Cédric Doumbé is making noise, on and outside the octagon, and should soon have his chance in the UFC.
His nickname announces the color: “The Best”. “I am the best, while the best wins”, regularly launches Cédric Doumbé (30 years old), provocative, humorist, but above all a very talented fighter. In 84 kickboxing fights, he won 77 times, including 45 times by knockout, and won several world championship titles, notably in the prestigious Glory organization. But in 2021, he switched to MMA. And last Saturday, he took part in the Zénith de Paris in his fourth fight in this discipline which he is discovering, and where his devastating punches also do a lot of damage.
Opposed to the Polish Pawel Klimas as part of the tenth edition of the MMA Grand Prix, the native of Douala won by TKO in the second round, as he had announced, not without having been (a little) tested in the fighta great novelty for him, before logically winning for the fourth time in as many fights.
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And while we would now like to see Angoumoisin face more referenced opponents, it will not be for now if he continues to fight exclusively in France, where the regulations are particularly strict in this area. “There are a lot of ‘haters’ on social networks who will say that I only take plumbers, etc. But what they don’t know, because most of them don’t have a brain, is that ‘there is this French law which says that below ten fights I cannot take an opponent who is more than five fights apart, so that considerably reduces the list, ”he recalled in the program MMA Extra Round on Sport in France.
Deprived last September, to his regret, of UFC Paris, the very first in France for the queen organization of MMA, he hopes to be next, a priori at the same period. And this even if he has maintained doubts on social networks, where he is very popular and does not hesitate to tell his four truths, even asking his fans to choose his next organization. A phenomenon…