Francis Ngannou wish to field Tyson Fury: Completely, I am open to that!
New UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou tells TMZ Sports activities he is very severe concerning the storyline of WBC boxing world champion Tyson Fury.
Forward of UFC 260, UFC Champion Stipe Miocic expressed curiosity in a boxing match with Fury or Unified Champion Anthony Joshua.
However then Ngannou delivered a brutal knockout, in two rounds, when he confronted Miocic within the ring.
Ngannou, who really dreamed of changing into a boxer, would like to face Fury in a sanctioned struggle.
“Completely. I’m open to this. Bear in mind boxing was my major dream and I nonetheless have the hearth, the dream in me and I imagine in some unspecified time in the future I’ll take a step,” mentioned Ngannou.
In August 2017, UFC celebrity Conor McGregor made his skilled boxing debut in a struggle with five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather.
Mayweather broke down and stopped McGregor in ten rounds at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas.
The competition was an enormous monetary success and generated over 4 million pay-per-view purchases.
At 6’4 and 263 kilos, Ngannou has the scale and energy to be a menace to any fighter.
He has no real interest in having an exhibition struggle with somebody like Mike Tyson, however a struggle with Fury for the WBC title is one thing he would undoubtedly do.
“I do not wish to struggle Mike Tyson however I wish to struggle one other heavyweight boxer like Tyson Fury,” Ngannou mentioned.
UFC President Dana White is seeking to make the most important struggle attainable for Ngannou. The most important PPV struggle in MMA, in the intervening time, is a conflict between Jon Jones and Ngannou. Nonetheless, Jones and White are far aside on the financial phrases of such a struggle.