To assume there are UFC followers on the market which might be nonetheless saying Francis Ngannou “fumbled the bag” when he rejected to signal a brand new contract so as to do his personal factor is past understanding. He already gained greater than whathe earned throughout his whole UFC profession with a single boxing match towards Tyson Fury. After that spectacular debut, he landed one other mega struggle towards Anthony Joshua as his second-ever boxing match. Riyadh sports activities occasions organizers are those we will all thank for that, they know what sort of occasions individuals wish to see worldwide. However there are numerous lingering questions on this occasion that also should be lined.
How a lot is the Ngannou vs Joshua purse price?
In keeping with a latest report from Forbes, the estimated purse of the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou purse shall be price an estimated $70 million. That will not be cut up into two equal elements, Joshua is the one with essentially the most status in boxing and he’s the most important field workplace draw. From that purse, the Brit is getting a reported $50 million whereas Ngannou is getting $20 million. All of this shall be earlier than pay-per-view gross sales. As soon as we all know how properly the struggle does with viewership, we are going to know a extra exct variety of how a lot every fighter is getting paid for this occasion.
Ngannou vs Joshua date, venue and begin time
With each events confirmed to have agreed on this struggle, we will already supply some extra particulars of the occasion that’s happening in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A spot that has slowly turn out to be the world’s boxing capital. Ngannou and Joshua will face one another on Friday, March 8 in a 12-round struggle. This occasion is happening on a Friday as a result of the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit is happening on the identical weekend. The principle occasion is beginning at 13:30 PST however the undercard is predicted to begin 4 hours earlier than that. So far as the published goes, DAZN PPV would be the ones internet hosting the vent.