Francis Ngannou‘s promising debut in boxing along with his latest bout in opposition to Tyson Fury has generated that his presence within the ring has continuity. Deontay Wilder‘s coach, Malik Scott, has acknowledged that his pupil may face the previous UFC heavyweight champion.
“We’re speaking. He is an possibility now and we will see the place issues go. I personally assume he is able to do good enterprise,” Scott mentioned.
The robust efficiency by Ngannou, who many noticed because the winner regardless of the referees giving Fury because the winner by break up choice (95-94 Ngannou, 96-93 Fury 95-94 Fury), opens the door for a combat with Wilder.
“I talked to Deontay about it. Ngannou is mature and composed, and for a man who hasn’t fought professionally as a boxer, he is massive and powerful. For my part, he is very harmful. It is a high-risk combat for anybody, however I feel Deontay would knock Francis out,” Scott analyzes in an interview on Combat Hype.
Anthony Joshua, one other opponent for Wilder
Scott, after watching the combat between Ngannou and Fury, acknowledges that The Predator may defeat boxers who’re between the highest 15 and 20 within the heavyweight rating, however not Wilder or Anthony Joshua, who additionally feels like the following opponent for ‘The Bronze Bomber’.
The Wilder-Joshua combat may quickly be signed to happen in 2024. “It is a combat everyone seems to be trying ahead to. I am doing every part in my energy to make it occur. I am prepared,” mentioned Wilder, whose final combat was in October 2022 when he defeated Robert Helenius. That was a combat he starred in after his two earlier losses to Tyson Fury in 2020 and 2021.