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REPORT | Francis Ngannou modifications coaching camps for Anthony Joshua boxing match

Francis Ngannou will be training in Saudi Arabia for his boxing match against Anthony Joshua. Earlier this month, ‘The Predator’ signed a deal to return to the boxing ring. Just a few months removed from his split-decision loss to Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou signed a deal to face Anthony Joshua. The March 8th heavyweight clash

REPORT | Francis Ngannou modifications coaching camps for Anthony Joshua boxing match

Francis Ngannou might be coaching in Saudi Arabia for his boxing match towards Anthony Joshua. Francis Ngannou

Earlier this month, ‘The Predator’ signed a deal to return to the boxing ring. Only a few months faraway from his split-decision loss to Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou signed a deal to face Anthony Joshua. The March eighth heavyweight conflict was solely doable resulting from Deontay Wilder’s upset loss final month to Joseph Parker.

‘The Bronze Bomber’ was initially slated to face Anthony Joshua in March. Nevertheless, resulting from his upset loss, Saudi Arabia started to take a look at different opponents. Consequently, the 0-1 Francis Ngannou received the nod. The PFL heavyweight contender hopes to attain a rematch with ‘The Gypsy King’ with a win in his return.

It seems that Francis Ngannou is exhausting all of his choices to attain a win in his return. As first reported by ESPN, the previous UFC heavyweight champion gained’t be coaching at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas to arrange for Anthony Joshua. As a substitute, he might be touring to Saudi Arabia, to coach there as a substitute.

Now, that’s not as massive of a change because it sounds on paper. Whereas Eric Nicksick gained’t be touring to coach Francis Ngannou till subsequent month, the heavyweight will nonetheless have Dewey Cooper and others helping him. Whereas not confirmed, Mike Tyson might additionally assist practice Ngannou as he did for his bout with Fury. ‘Iron Mike’ opened a boxing fitness center in Saudi Arabia late final 12 months.

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Mike Tyson and Francis Ngannou

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Francis Ngannou to coach in Saudi Arabia for Anthony Joshua boxing match

“The combat gods, the gods of boxing, the gods of leisure got here collectively and made this [fight] occur,” acknowledged Dewey Cooper, in a current interview with ESPN. “This wasn’t speculated to occur. … Now [Joshua] has nobody to combat. Effectively, guess what? There’s somebody that’ll combat him. There’s an MMA combating champion that’ll combat him.”

The aforementioned Dewey Cooper is about to nook Javid Basharat at UFC Vegas 84 this Saturday. In line with the report, the coach will then fly to the U.Okay. for the primary press convention between Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua. From there, Cooper and ‘The Predator’ will fly to Saudi Arabia to coach.

Francis Ngannou isn’t the one man on this matchup to have a current teaching change. Earlier than his most up-to-date bout towards Otto Wallin, Anthony Joshua started to work with former Tyson Fury coach Ben Davison. That coaching association has paid off so far, because the Brit scored a fifth-round knockout win over ‘All In’ final month.

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What do you make of this information? Are you excited for Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua taking place in March? Who do you have got profitable in that heavyweight bout?

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