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Every detail you should know about the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou fight

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Listed below are the important thing particulars to know forward of the extremely anticipated Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou combat.

Arguably the most important boxing match of 2024, Anthony Joshua is ready to sq. off with the combined martial arts fighter Francis Ngannou and here’s what we all know concerning the combat thus far.

When is the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou combat?

The Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou combat which was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 9, 2024, has been rescheduled for Friday, March 8, 2024.

Why is the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou combat now on Friday?

The extremely anticipated combat between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou is scheduled to happen on Friday, 8 March. The combat was scheduled to coincide with the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which is ready to happen on Saturday, 9 March in Jeddah. It is a 10-round combat, and whereas the precise timings will not be assured, it’s anticipated that the ring walks for Joshua v Ngannou will begin at roughly 23:00 GMT.

Anthony Joshua’s skilled boxing stats

  • Age: 34
  • Top: 6f 6in
  • Complete fights: 30
  • Document: 27-3 (24 KOs)

Francis Ngannou’s skilled boxing stats

  • Age: 37
  • Top: 6ft 4in
  • Complete fights: 1
  • Document: 0-1

Who’s on the undercard?

The undercard consists of Joseph Parker towards Zhilei Zhang for the WBO interim heavyweight title whereas unbeaten Nick Ball, from Liverpool, takes on Rey Vargas for the WBC featherweight title.

Mark Chamberlain will combat Gavin Gwynne for the European light-weight championship.

why is the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou combat essential?

Based on BBC widespread promoter Eddie Hearn has hinted {that a} victory for Anthony Joshua may elevate him in the direction of a shot on the extremely coveted undisputed world title. Presently, there is a two-fight settlement for champions Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk, set in Riyadh, the place the winner will declare the primary undisputed heavyweight champion title within the four-belt period.

Nevertheless, Hearn additionally believes that if Joshua triumphs over Ngannou, the clamour for a showdown between him and Fury will intensify. Alternatively, if Joshua emerges victorious, he would possibly face Croatia’s top-ranked IBF fighter, Filip Hrgovic, for the vacant title. This combat presents a big alternative for Ngannou who’s regularly warming his means into the hearts of boxing followers to make his mark within the boxing world. Commentator Bunce describes the matchup as a mix of Joshua’s boxing prowess and Ngannou’s uncooked preventing expertise, creating the potential for a unprecedented spectacle.

The place to observe the Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou combat

Area TV channel Dwell streaming 
Canada DAZN
UK and Eire DAZN, Sky Sports activities PPV
Australia DAZN

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