Francis Ngannou Loses To Tyson Fury

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Gati Jesse

Published on October 29, 2023

Francis Ngannou vs Tyson Fury: The former heavyweight champion of the UFC is denied an incredible upset victory in a non-title bout

A split decision decided the much-awaited Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury, the former heavyweight champion of the UFC, was denied an incredible upset victory in a non-title bout crossover boxing bout between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou. Although Tyson Fury was declared the winner, Ngannou’s followers and admirers feel that the verdict is questionable. In spite of the debate, the battle has greatly increased throughout Europe.

Tyson Fury

The fight took place on October 28 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A dream bout between the best heavyweights in boxing and mixed martial arts.
Francis Ngannou, a former UFC heavyweight champion from Cameroon, faced off against WBC and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.

The bout was governed by the official professional boxing regulations, and the 10-point must system was implemented by three judges present at the ringside. Ten rounds were planned for the battle.

Both combatants gave it their all, and the fight was quite tight. Ngannou used a left hook to take down Fury during the third round. Fury stood up, made it through, and recovered throughout the intermissions, requiring rounds four, five, and six.

Tyson Fury

It appeared that Ngannou was overtired during this time, and following the first thrill, Fury would likely win the cards. But Ngannou was far from out, having saved enough energy to continue fighting far into the latter stages of the battle. Hurt Fury hard once more in a thrilling and action-packed Round 8. Both men had their moments.

Fury proved his championship mettle by winning Round 9 and coming out on top in spite of this setback.

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