New UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou says he’s ready to meet boxing superstar Tyson Fury someday in the ring.
Ngannou will be the new heavyweight champion in the world of mixed martial arts by knocking out Steve Miocchi at UFC 260. “Predator” is currently in talks to fight former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, or Derrick Lewis if the fight goes wrong. He now knows that his calling is in the Octagon and that Ngannou is fully prepared and ready to take on all MMA visitors. But he appeared as a boxer and he still wants to compete again in boxing.
Talk to TMZ sports, Ngannou reiterated his desire to step into the boxing ring. Heavyweight slugger said he was open to fighting other heavyweight stars in the boxing world, But what stands out is Fury’s name, Will take over Anthony Joshua later this year. Fury is now one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in the world, and with Ngannou at the pinnacle of star power, it makes sense to convey his interest in this potential battle.
“I want to fight other heavyweight boxers like Tyson Fury,” Ngannou said. “Of course I accept it. Boxing is my number one dream and I still have fire and dreams. And at some point I believe I’m going to take that step. . “
Ngannou is full of Jones and Lewis and Fury is busy with Joshua, but perhaps if both men win the next match, this will gain more traction.
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