Francis Ngannou stunned the boxing world in his skilled debut, is now incomes a spot within the high 10 of the World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings, after a spectacular efficiency towards the WBC world champion, in an exhibition battle that was outlined by a controversial cut up determination towards him, after he despatched Tyson Fury to the canvas within the third spherical and nearly took away his undefeated document.
Ngannou knocked champion Tyson Fury in his boxing debut and now desires a rematch
In response to Salvador Rodriguez of ESPN, throughout the rating periods which are a part of the WBC 61st Conference, they are going to maintain the ultimate rating session and necessary fights for its champions, to formalize the problem of Ngannou, since this classification would enable him to right away aspire to a battle for the world championship.
In his debut battle in boxing, the previous MMA champion confronted the undefeated Tyson Fury in an exhibition battle held on the final weekend of October in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with all the chances stacked towards him. Nonetheless, Ngannou left the world champion with a black eye, knocked him down with a sledgehammer and, for vital durations of the battle, made him look unhealthy, to the purpose that the judges’ verdict was closely criticized.
A kind of who acknowledged Ngannou’s nice efficiency was Fury himself, who mentioned he by no means underestimated him however acknowledged that he did an awesome job. Solely on the finish of the battle, he reiterated that he as champion did sufficient to win the battle and keep his undefeated document, forward of an anticipated unification battle towards Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, which is predicted to happen in February.
No matter his state of affairs, Ngannou appears to have develop into the thing of want within the heavyweight division, the place Fury is seemingly unchallenged. Nonetheless, the Cameroonian is underneath contract with the MMA firm, PFL, the place he’s anticipated to make his debut in the course of subsequent 12 months, however he’s additionally already dealing with fights in boxing with Fury himself, but additionally qualifiers towards different high names corresponding to Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua, and Dereck Chisora.
At the moment, the WBC High 10 at heavyweight has Fury as champion, and behind him are: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua, Arslanbek Makhmudov, Frank Sanchez, Andy Ruiz, Jared Anderson, Efe Ajagba, Dillian Whyte, Martin Bakole and Joseph Parker.
Francis Ngannou desires a rematch with Fury
In accordance toTMZ, Ngannouclaimed that he is able to obtain a world title shot and even mentioned he was prepared for Christmas Eve or else he may face the following undisputed champion between Fury and Usyk: “I might have fought on December 23 and possibly we’d have confronted one another once more early subsequent 12 months.“He added: “I might be prepared to attend for Fury to battle Usyk. I do know they’ll battle, they had been already underneath contract, so they’ll battle sooner or later, due to me.”
He even mentioned he isn’t all for preventing anybody else, in the intervening time, “Initially it is too quickly. Secondly, my focus, so far as boxing is anxious is a rematch with Tyson (Fury). That is an important factor for me proper now, every thing else boxing-wise comes later.”