That is precisely it … the brand new UFC champion says TMZ Sports activities he died significantly about boxing Fury – the person many boxing consultants imagine to be the most important heavyweight alive.
Why boxing? Why Fury? Right here is the deal.
Earlier than UFC 260, Stipe advised us he was very taken with boxing Fury, 32 or 31. Anthony Joshua.
Welp, his title protection didn’t go as deliberate (misplaced by way of 2nd rd. KO) … so, whereas Francis takes issues from Miocic – we requested him if he needed to take Stipe’s place towards the Gypsy King.
“Completely. I am open to it. Bear in mind boxing was my important dream and I nonetheless have the hearth, the dream in me and I imagine sooner or later I’ll take a step.”
After all, UFC honcho Dana white at present engaged on a huge struggle between Jones and Ngannou … and Fury is predicted to face Joshua later this 12 months – so any boxing match between the two Giants ought to happen sooner or later.
We additionally interviewed Francis about 54 years outdated Mike tyson… who seeks to search out an opponent after discussions with a rival eternally Evander Holyfield collapsed on the negotiation desk.
And never even 6’4 “, 263 kilos Francis Ngannou desires a chunk of” Iron “Mike … regardless of a 20-year age distinction!
“I do not need to struggle Mike Tyson however I wish to struggle one other heavyweight boxer like Tyson Fury.”