If Francis Ngannou by no reach fights Jon Jones, he could merely have already bought but every other marquee matchup brewing to form up for it.
It’s no secret that the UFC heavyweight champion’s first dream used to be to change into a expert boxer, however Ngannou has since established himself because the baddest man in all of MMA with a sexy eight-365 days bustle capped off by his knockout of Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 this past March.
Ngannou is a marked man now, with Jones focusing on him for his first strive against at heavyweight and No. 1 contender Derrick Lewis expecting his likelihood to dethrone the man he beat at UFC 226. Alongside with his star vitality on the rise, Ngannou has continued to form the media rounds, together with an appearance on boxing legend Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin’ podcast. Ngannou took a image with Tyson afterwards and that drew the ire of one of on the present time’s most traditional boxers.
Tyson Fury tweeted out an image of Ngannou and Tyson, writing that after he fights Anthony Joshua (a heavyweight championship bout that’s tranquil to be made legitimate), he’ll “roast” Ngannou moreover.
He tagged Ngannou within the tweet, adding “easy work.”
This caught Ngannou’s consideration and he answered with an image of Fury’s face bloodied from a September 2019 bout with Otto Wallin, asking “If this guy did this to you, what enact you suspect I’d enact?”
Ngannou has received 5 straight fights since suffering the lone losses of his occupation to Miocic and Lewis. All 16 of his victories have reach by manner of knockout (12) or submission (4).
Fury is unbeaten in his expert boxing occupation with a 30-0-1 file and currently holds the WBC heavyweight title. He recently claimed that belt with a seventh-round TKO of rival Deontay Wilder.
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