Francis Ngannou has his focal level location on Anthony Joshua but no topic what happens in their respective careers in the impending months, the vulnerable UFC heavyweight champion says that Tyson Fury owes him a rematch.
Ngannou lost a razor-skinny split resolution to Fury in his authentic boxing debut in October, felling the massive ‘Gypsy King’ with a concussive left-hook in the third round of their bout in Saudi Arabia. It used to be a performance which a good deal surprised worthy of the boxing crew, and earned him a 2nd tall payday in a battle against Anthony Joshua, again in Saudi, in a pair of months.
However Fury, who takes on Oleksandr Usyk in a title unification battle in February, stays very worthy on Ngannou’s radar — no topic who comes out on top in his battle against fellow undefeated opponent Usyk.
“I’m no longer purchasing for the winner of Tyson Fury [and Usyk],” Ngannou urged TMZ of his intentions post-Joshua. “I’m purchasing for Tyson. Tyson owes me a battle. I don’t give a sh*t about the winner of Usyk and Tyson. I’m coming after Tyson. Set or lose, I desire Tyson.”
It stays to be considered exactly how this dilemma will lope down in Team Fury, in particular given the difficulties he skilled in their first battle, but Ngannou says that Fury would now contain a increased opportunity to uncover at his finest provided that they contain got now shared the ring for 30 minutes.
“He’s considered me field already, so he is aware of rather bit what is coming after,” Ngannou mentioned. “Unlike Tyson Fury, that used to be suddenly, didn’t know what to anticipate. Joshua form of is aware of what to anticipate. I own this time I desire to attach apart it up even extra to uncover the job done.”
And coming near near the Joshua battle as a 0-1 authentic, Ngannou makes no bones of the indisputable fact that the Briton is a sizeable favourite to contain his hand raised.
“I’m entering into against a vulnerable champion, against a man that’s been in the game for so long, winning, and all these items,” Ngannou mentioned of his upcoming opponent. “I own he’s 30-one thing and I’m 0-1. Approach on, man. How cease you execute me a fave?”
Ngannou and Joshua will field on Friday, March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.