Francis Ngannou will fight against Tyson Fury in October in Riyadh. An event bringing big money for the Cameroonian, very big even.
Eyeing each other through the press about a possible fight between them, Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou will indeed face each other. It’s official since Wednesday. The duel between the two colossi will take place in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia on October 28. While several information relating to the rules of this long-awaited boxing, this one will be done in English boxing, Tyson Fury’s favorite discipline. Without MMA gloves as has been mentioned.
Francis Ngannou’s manager Marquel Martin says Tyson Fury fight will earn him more than anything he’s earned during his UFC career 🤯
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Beyond their impressive physique, these two mountains also represent references in their disciplines. Former champion of the premier heavyweight category at the UFC, Francis Ngannou will rub shoulders with the best in the noble art. The “Gipsy King” is the WBC heavyweight champion to date and remains undefeated in 34 professional fights. However, his belt will not be put into play against the Cameroonian.
“Better paid than the UFC? Yes. From afar “
The latter will console himself with the scholarship that will be awarded to him. A jackpot clearly superior to all that he has amassed so far in MMA. “Oh my God, yes. From afar. Multiplied many times! » readily recognized Marquel Martin, the representative of Francis Ngannou in the program “The MMA Hour”. The Cameroonian who left the UFC to join the PFL, another MMA organization, has so far fought 14 times to collect close to 3.5 million euros. This therefore gives a glimpse of his cachet after the Riyadh fight in October.