Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou is about to go down in a serious heavyweight boxing occasion.
The 2 are each heading again to Saudi Arabia for this, as each males had their final outings in Riyadh.
The French-Cameroonian clashes with the previous WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF titleholder, and he may have his second boxing combat in opposition to a former two-time unified world champion.
Martial arts journalist Ariel Helwani shared the information primarily based on data from Saudi royal advisor Turki AlAlShikh.
In keeping with Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, a press convention on January 15 in London will announce particulars of the combat, together with a date for the bout. Whereas there are some query marks surrounding the combat, the heavyweight bout will reportedly go ten rounds.
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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou and his boxing efforts
Whereas he’s 0-1 in skilled boxing, Ngannou established himself as one of the vital harmful fighters in that lone outing. Tyson Fury went into the combat in opposition to ‘The Predator’ as an enormous favorite, however the Cameroon native turned his nostril up in any respect the oddsmakers in a outstanding effort within the ring.
The previous UFC heavyweight champion dropped the lineal and WBC heavyweight champion in one of the vital inspiring performances in fight sports activities historical past.
Though Fury emerged with the spitting resolution final October, many felt the previous UFC star ought to have received the combat.
The PFL signed athlete appears to be in his dream place with MMA purses he lastly needs whereas additionally having the ability to combat in boxing.
The combat between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou ended as a consequence of circumstances as many thought the Judgment Day card led to AJ versus Deontay Wilder. Joshua stopped Otto Wallin, however Wilder reneged on his facet of the discount to safe the reported two-fight deal reverse AJ.
‘The Bronze Bomber’ decisively misplaced his combat to Joseph Parker on factors that scrapped the long-awaited dream combat and opened the floodgates for Ngannou’s subsequent enormous combat with one of many biggest heavyweight boxers of this era.