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Tyson Fury points problem to free agent Francis Ngannou: ‘You wish to earn some massive boy cash?’

January 22, 2023 2:40 pm ET Tyson Fury says the interest is mutual. With Francis Ngannou no longer on the UFC roster, Fury is giddy about the prospect of a match against MMA’s current “baddest man on the planet” – with some hybrid bout features. “Francis Ngannou, I know you’re out of contract with the

Tyson Fury points problem to free agent Francis Ngannou: ‘You wish to earn some massive boy cash?’

Tyson Fury says the curiosity is mutual.

With Francis Ngannou no longer on the UFC roster, Fury is giddy in regards to the prospect of a match in opposition to MMA’s present “baddest man on the planet” – with some hybrid bout options.

“Francis Ngannou, I do know you’re out of contract with the UFC,” Fury informed SecondsOut Boxing on Saturday. “You wish to earn some massive boy cash? Come and see ‘The Gypsy King’ and let’s do an enormous, massive battle for the baddest MF on the planet. Let’s kick it up, spicy, in a cage, four-ounce gloves, underneath Queensberry, and let’s have a badass referee like ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. Oh, did I simply promote that to the world?’”

💢 @Tyson_Fury challenges MMA celebrity @francis_ngannou to a battle within the cage, with @MikeTyson as referee!


— Seconds Out Boxing (@SecondsOutLive) January 21, 2023

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Within the days following official phrase of his UFC departure, Ngannou highlighted boxing as a possible subsequent enterprise and talked about Fury as an opponent atop his checklist of potential matchups.

The heavyweights beforehand angled for a fight in April when Fury known as Ngannou into the ring following his April victory over Dillian Whyte. At the moment, Ngannou was nonetheless underneath contract with the UFC, which made it not possible for critical enterprise pursuit of the bout.

Contractual ties snipped, Ngannou is free to signal the place he pleases. Then again, Fury is expected to potentially face Oleksandr Usyk in a highly-anticipated heavyweight showdown.

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