Tyson Fury calls out UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou
Tyson Fury, the WBC’s heavyweight champ, had a concept on Thursday that he chose to share with the world on Twitter. He wishes to combat UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou in a boxing match utilizing boxing guidelines, however with both of them using UFC gloves.
Not to be surpassed, Ngannou, who has revealed an interest both in boxing and in battling Fury and Deontay Wilder — reacted quite rapidly with his proposition: how about a UFC match utilizing boxing gloves?
Are either of these prospective bouts going to take place anytime quickly? Most likely not. Ngannou is set to combat Ciryl Gane on Jan. 22 as the centerpiece at UFC 270, which is the last battle of his present UFC agreement. Fury does not have actually a battle arranged, however he’s anticipated to deal with WBC necessary title opposition Dillian Whyte in the future.
The 2 heavyweight champs exchanged a couple of more barbs on Thursday. Fury attempted to lure Ngannou with a huge bag even if he gets knocked out, and likewise explained that it was initially Ngannou who called out him and Wilder for a battle.
Ngannou is all set to get a date on the calendar. He tweeted that when he’s through with his Jan. 22 battle, he might dedicate all his time to beating Fury.
Truthfully, who would not wish to see Fury and Ngannou battle it out in a phone cubicle?
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.