Francis Ngannou confirmed his subsequent boxing match will probably be towards Anthony Joshua.
When Ngannou retired from the UFC, most individuals within the fight sports activities group ridiculed him. Nonetheless, he secured an enormous payday for a boxing match towards Tyson Fury and almost defeated the heavyweight nice earlier than shedding by way of cut up resolution.
Ngannou’s journey to alter the panorama of martial arts will proceed when he returns to Saudi Arabia on March 8. This time, the previous UFC heavyweight champion will face English famous person Anthony Joshua in a 10-round boxing match.
Earlier this week, Ariel Helwani introduced the main information about what’s subsequent for Ngannou. Now that followers know, ‘The Predator’ confirmed the struggle is going on with this submit on Instagram:
“It isn’t large information anymore however I am simply placing it on the market as it’s 🤷🏾♂️ See you in Riyadh @anthonyjoshua and let’s rumble 🥊 @gimikfights #riyahdseason #NgannouJoshua”
Followers stuffed Ngannou’s Instagram feedback part with assist and pleasure:
“Hopefully you aren’t getting robbed this time💯💯”
“Conflict of Titans”
“prime 3 most enjoyable fights of the previous 5 years tbh”
“I do not need this struggle. It is a struggle I’m not mentally ready for. I do not wish to see any of them lose💔💔”
“That is the struggle I needed to see 🔥🔥🔥🔥”
“Ngannou TKO win”
Ngannou was missed in his struggle towards Fury earlier than the previous managed a knockdown that shocked the world. He has confirmed that his hanging abilities work nicely in boxing, however that does not imply the oddsmakers aren’t underestimating him towards Anthony Joshua.
What are the opening bets for Francis Ngannou’s upcoming boxing match towards Anthony Joshua?
In August 2022, Anthony Joshua suffered a second straight defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, resulting in one of many lowest factors of his boxing profession.
Since then, Joshua has silenced the doubters by profitable three straight fights, together with a powerful efficiency in his final outing towards Otto Wallin on December 23, 2023.
Regardless of his shut victory over Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou is an enormous underdog heading into his assembly with Joshua. In response to Bovada, Ngannou is listed as a +400 underdog, whereas ‘AJ’ is available in as a -650 favourite.