Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou Set for Spectacular Clash in Saudi Arabia

Clash of Titans Confirmed

Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to step into the ring with MMA sensation Francis Ngannou in a boxing match scheduled for this year.

This monumental announcement was confirmed by Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, via his social media account.

Ngannou’s Impressive Entry to Boxing

Ngannou made headlines during his professional boxing debut by flooring WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in October. Despite the knockdown, Fury managed to secure a victory via a split decision, marking a memorable entry for Ngannou into the world of boxing.

Joshua’s Path to Redemption

Anthony Joshua, aiming to reclaim his standing after consecutive losses to Oleksandr Usyk, gears up to face Ngannou, another British heavyweight.

Both fighters have signed a deal for a ten-round bout set to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as announced by Eddie Hearn.

Confirmed by Promoters

English manager and promoter Frank Warren also confirmed this historic fight, expressing anticipation for the upcoming press conference and sharing excitement for the event unfolding at RiyadhSeason.

Awaited Details and Fight Date

While the specific date of the fight remains unconfirmed, reports suggest March 9, initially slated for Joshua’s match against Deontay Wilder, might be the proposed date.

Joshua enters this spectacle fresh from three victories in 2023, his latest triumph secured in December against Otto Wallin.

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