“Runt of my people” Israel Adesanya. Africa lately has become a hot bed for MMA talent with Israel Adesanya, Kamaru Usman, Francis Ngannou and Sodiq Yusuff. One of the next fighters to come from Africa is Simon Biyong, Fighter from Cameroon.
Simon Biyong 28 year old Light Heavyweight was the Extreme Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion. Rizin 20 defeated Vitaly Shemetov in Rizin Debut.
“I’ve signed [with Rizin FF] a two-bout deal”, Biyong told BJPENN.com. “I’m making my debut on December 31 and I’ll probably fight in Japan again in July, but I don’t know just yet.”https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/exclusive-interviews/simon-biyong-is-chasing-rizin-gold/
“I’m more than happy to fight for the South African promotion EFC, in my native continent. Thanks to my management, the Calibian Sports Management, I’ve signed for a six-bout deal with the EFC. I have five bouts left on the contract and I’m defending my light heavyweight title in 2020.”
Biyong fighting for two popular MMA promotions will make him get noticed, Prime of his career at 29 to 30 years old you may see Biyong fight for UFC or Bellator.