With a short break in the big boxing and MMA matches at the beginning of the year, Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou decided to rekindle interest in each other’s fights. They both have different ideas about how they would do it.
For the past few months, Ngannou has been discussing fighting inside the boxing ring. The current UFC heavyweight champion has 26 MMA wins, 12 of which are knockout. His last five matches ended thanks to a power play. A moment ago, Ngannou and Fury talked about a possible fight between them. Ngannou even recruited Mike Tyson to train him.
Fury, who has trained with MMA fighters in the past, had an interesting suggestion regarding Ngannoua’s fighting: a boxing match with MMA gloves.
“Who would want to see me fight this beast according to the rules of boxing @ufc gloves? @danawhite @francis_ngannou ”
WBC heavyweight champion Fury embarks on a trilogy duel against Deontay Wilder. After a draw in the first match, Fury dominated Wilder in the second match. Wilder’s horn stopped the fight after several knockdowns. In the third battle, considered the candidate for the fight of the year, both fighters were knocked down several times. Fury, the rank-and-file champion, eliminated Wilder in 11.
In the hope that this year he will face the winner Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles, Fury has a list of opponents he might face. Dillian Whyte, Robert Helenius and Andy Ruiz Jr. There are several fighters who could fight for the WBC heavyweight title.
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Ngannou made his MMA debut in 2013. When he joined the UFC in 2015, he quickly became a candidate. After Ngannou lost two matches in a row, one was against Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title, winning five direct matches, the last against Miocic in March 2021 for the title.
Ngannou, who will face Ciryl Gane for the undisputed UFC heavyweight title at UFC 270, is keen on the match. He suggested different conditions for the Fury match.
“And what about the MMA rules with boxing gloves? I can do you a favor, ”Ngannou said he replied on Twitter.
Then fury he replied “You want to enter my world and call me and wilder to a boxing match.” I can guarantee that you will be eliminated and also pay your highest wallet to do so! so think “
Ngannou’s match with Gan is the latest under his current UFC contract. While addressing issues related to the UFC and its treaty, it hopes to secure a new one. The deal he wants would include a trip to the boxing world, where he would face Fury.
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