Heavyweight champs: UFC’s Ngannouvs. boxing’s Fury
Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou have prodded a super heavyweight battle after the UFC champion reacted to the Gypsy King’s case that he would be ‘simple work’ after he beats Anthony Joshua.
Ngannou was delegated heavyweight champion a month ago after avenging his 2018 loss to Stipe Miocic in Las Vegas, finishing a fantastic excursion from the sand mines of Cameroon to the UFC culmination.
The 34-year-old’s essential aspiration was to turn into an expert fighter. He disclosed to Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin webcast that he wants to contend in the ring and get down on the Gypsy King for cash turning confrontation.
‘I don’t want to fight Mike Tyson, but I would like to fight another heavyweight boxer such as Tyson Fury,’ Ngannou said.
‘Absolutely. I’m open to that. Remember boxing was my primary dream, and I still have the fire, the dream inside me, and I believe at some point, I’m going to take a step.’
Fury, 32, reacted to Ngannou’s remarks via Twitter, tweeting a picture of the knockout craftsman close by Tyson with the inscription: ‘
.@MikeTyson after I smash @anthonyjoshua, I’ll roast that guy also.
‘@francis_ngannou easy work.’
The UFC star reacted to Fury’s correspondence, posting a picture of the Gypsy King gravely cut during his 2019 battle with Otto Wallin, composing: ‘If this person did this to you, what do you figure I would do?’
Rage calm worries about the cut over his right eye during his resentment rematch with Deontay Wilder, sidestepping any genuine harm while walloped the Bronze Bomber to win the WBC heavyweight title.
The Wythenshawe-conceived heavyweight has concurred a two-battle arrangement to take on rival Joshua in unification. The primary session is expected to occur this mid-year as the pair intentionally out on the town and setting.
‘I’ve not spoken to [UFC president] Dana White,’ he said via talkSPORT. ‘To be honest with you, I’ve got bigger fish to fry than going in an octagon at the moment and fighting some UFC fighters for peanuts.
‘I’m fighting the biggest fights in the world. World boxing is the biggest fight.
‘When I get my boxing career finished, I’m gonna go over there and set about all those UFC fighters.’