On October 28, the world will witness a historic crossover fight between two of the most dominant heavyweights in combat sports. Francis Ngannou (17-3), the former UFC champion and PFL star, will make his boxing debut against Tyson Fury (34-0-1), the lineal and WBC champion, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The fight has been dubbed as the battle for the “Baddest Man on the Planet” title, as both fighters have proven their power and skill in their respective sports. Ngannou is known for his devastating knockout punches, having stopped some of the best MMA fighters in the world. Fury is regarded as one of the best boxers of his generation, having dethroned Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder.
The fight will be a 10-round bout, with Fury’s WBC title not on the line. The fight will be broadcasted live on ESPN+ in the U.S. and on DAZN PPV in over 200 countries across the globe (excluding the UK, Ireland, U.S. and Canada).
Both fighters have expressed their confidence and excitement for the fight, which has generated a lot of buzz among fans and media. Ngannou has been training with Mike Tyson, the former two-time heavyweight champion and boxing legend, who has given him some tips and advice. Fury has been preparing for the fight with his usual flair and charisma, taunting Ngannou and promising to knock him out.
The fight will be a spectacle that will showcase the best of both worlds, as two giants of combat sports collide in the ring. Who will emerge victorious and claim the title of the “Baddest Man on the Planet”? Tune in on October 28 to find out.