Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou offer interesting proposals for potential fight

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With a tiny interruption successful large boxing and MMA fights to commencement the year, Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou person decided to reignite involvement successful warring 1 another. They some person antithetic ideas connected however they would spell astir it.

Over the past fewer months, Ngannou has discussed warring wrong the boxing ring. The existent UFC heavyweight champion has 26 wins successful MMA, with 12 of them via knockout. His past 5 fights person ended acknowledgment to the powerfulness punch. A portion back, Ngannou and Fury spoke astir perchance warring 1 another. Ngannou adjacent recruited Mike Tyson to bid him.

Fury, who has trained with MMA fighters successful the past, had an absorbing proposal regarding a warring Ngannou: a boxing combat with MMA gloves.

“Who would similar to spot maine combat this beast boxing rules @ufc gloves? @danawhite @francis_ngannou”

The WBC heavyweight champion, Fury is coming disconnected a trilogy combat against Deontay Wilder. After a gully successful the archetypal fight, Fury dominated Wilder successful the 2nd fight. Wilder’s country stopped the combat after multiple knockdowns. In the 3rd fight, considered a Fight of the Year candidate, some fighters were knocked down respective times. Fury, the lineal champion, knocked retired Wilder successful the 11th.

Hoping to look the victor of Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua this twelvemonth for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles, Fury has a database of opponents helium could face. Dillian Whyte, Robert Helenius and Andy Ruiz Jr. are respective fighters who could vie for the WBC heavyweight title.

MORE: Andy Ruiz, Robert Helenius imaginable opponents for Tyson Fury if combat with “greedy” Dillian Whyte doesn’t happen

Ngannou made his MMA debut successful 2013. Joining the UFC successful 2015, helium rapidly became a contender. After losing 2 successful a row, 1 being against Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title, Ngannou won 5 consecutive fights, the past 1 against Miocic successful March 2021 for the title.

Set to look Ciryl Gane for the undisputed UFC heavyweight rubric astatine UFC 270, Ngannou is precise overmuch funny successful a fight. He projected a antithetic stipulation for the Fury bout.

“How astir MMA rules with boxing gloves? I tin bash you that favor,” Ngannou replied on Twitter.

Fury past replied, “You privation to travel successful to my satellite calling maine & wilder retired to a boxing match. what one tin warrant you would beryllium knocked retired & besides paid your highest purse to beryllium so! truthful person a think”

Ngannou’s combat with Gane is the past 1 nether his existent UFC deal. While helium is dealing with issues regarding the UFC and his contract, he's hoping to unafraid a caller one. The woody helium wants would see a travel to the boxing satellite to look Fury.

MORE: Francis Ngannou believes erstwhile gym released video designed to 'make maine look bad' up of UFC 270

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