Francis Ngannou’s first struggle of 2024 is booked, and it’ll happen within the boxing ring, not an MMA cage.
As MMA Preventing confirmed on Friday, Ngannou will face Anthony Joshua in a 10-round boxing match that’s focused for March, though the date is presently not finalized at the moment. Following Ngannou making the choice to go away the UFC as heavyweight champion in early 2023, he went on to signal with the PFL earlier than taking Tyson Fury to the restrict in his professional boxing debut in October. Now, “The Predator” will get one other large alternative to shake issues up in boxing’s heavyweight division.
Following the information being introduced, MMA Preventing’s Mike Heck, Shaun Al-Shatti, and Eric Jackman react to the information, the way it advantages each fighters, focus on what it means for Ngannou’s MMA future, early predictions, and extra.