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Francis Ngannou Slams Donald Trump For Comments About Immigration Countries

January 18, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Francis Ngannou

UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou took aim at Donald Trump for reportedly calling countries from Africa and elswhere “s**tholes.” You can see video from MMA Fighting below, where Ngannou was asked about the comments during UFC 220 media day. Ngannou is set to face UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at the show.

Trump reportedly made the comment during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House when discussing an immigration deal, saying, “Why are we having all these people from s**thole countries come here?” Trump has denied making the comments, while others in attendance have alternately acknowledged or denied the comments.

“All those people he was talking about, is people like us,” Ngannou said (per MMA Mania). “For myself, for my goals is to leave my country and to see someone make the dreams and hopes for people. This guy is like shameful for America. America was built for immigration. America is the country that poor people in countries looking for, they don’t expect America to give them something, but just to look at them like an example to get a better situation. This country has been doing great with last president, like Barack Obama, people like Martin Luther King, people who had to work for that. Today we have people like Donald trump who come out and bring all that down. So it’s a shame.”