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‘Sorry, Francis’: Jon Jones rooting for Ngannou, but picking Anthony Joshua
‘Sorry, Francis’: Jon Jones rooting for Ngannou, but picking Anthony Joshua

Jon Jones doesn’t see Francis Ngannou beating Anthony Joshua. 

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UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones weighs in on upcoming boxing match between Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua

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Francis Ngannou announces return fight in MMA after Anthony Joshua boxing match

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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou pay-per-view price revealed
Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou pay-per-view price revealed

Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou | Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou are just weeks away from trading punches, and now… 

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Video – Former Anthony Joshua opponent Paul Butlin gets into heated confrontation while working as a bailiff

Paul Butlin, a British former boxing standout who competed against the likes of Anthony Joshua and Derek Chisora, is going viral after engaging in a heated confrontation while working as …read more

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Francis Ngannou promises to take Anthony Joshua’s ‘soul’ next month

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Francis Ngannou is deadly serious about his second chance to shock the boxing world.
Ngannou faces former two-time heavyweight champion Anthony …read more

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Francis Ngannou on Anthony Joshua: ‘I’m going to be the one taking his soul’

Francis Ngannou has sent a chilling message ahead of his boxing showdown with Anthony Joshua.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Ngannou (0-1) takes on former heavyweight boxing champ Joshua (27-3, 24 KOs) …read more

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Francis Ngannou sends Anthony Joshua chilling threat ahead of boxing match: “Taking his soul”

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Francis Ngannou sends chilling warning to Anthony Joshua ahead of boxing fight: ‘I’m going to take his soul’

Former undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou has vowed to take Anthony Joshua’s “soul” in their March boxing match in the MIddle East – as he prepares for his sophomore …read more

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Former Sparring Partner Gives Prediction for Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua

Francis Ngannou’s former training partner recently gave his prediction for the Cameroonian’s upcoming boxing match against Anthony Joshua. …read more

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Ngannou Will ‘Find Joshua In The Pocket’

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Preparing for Tyson Fury involved preparing for several different styles. Preparing for Anthony Joshua is much simpler, according to Ngannou’s …read more

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Anthony Joshua downplays undisputed title shot if he beats Francis Ngannou: “I’m not focusing on that”

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Francis Ngannou backed to turn in KO win over Anthony Joshua in March boxing fight: ‘We can find him in the pocket’

Former undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou has been backed to land a knockout win over former world titleholder, Anthony Joshua in the pair’s March boxing match in Riyadh, with …read more

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Eric Nicksick: Francis Ngannou should catch Anthony Joshua in the pocket

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Francis Ngannou’s head coach Eric Nicksick is no longer surprised when big fights come to Ngannou, whether …read more

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Dan Hardy can see Anthony Joshua panicking vs. Francis Ngannou, thinks he’s more beatable than Tyson Fury

Dan Hardy likes Francis Ngannou’s chances against Anthony Joshua.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Ngannou (0-1) takes on former heavyweight boxing champion Joshua (27-3, 24 KOs) in a 10-round boxing match March …read more

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UFC Veteran details why Francis Ngannou will beat Anthony Joshua

Despite coming up short rather controversially last time out, Francis Ngannou is ready to lace up the boxing gloves and get into the winners’ column this time around.
‘The Predator’ will …read more

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Respect between Anthony Joshua, Francis Ngannou mutual ahead of boxing showdown

LONDON – For the first time, Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou sat across from each other calm, cool and collected, focused only on beating each other in the ring.
Joshua, the …read more

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Francis Ngannou declares ‘I’m not done with MMA’ ahead of Anthony Joshua boxing match

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Francis Ngannou’s days as an MMA fighter aren’t over yet.
The former UFC heavyweight champion …read more

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‘Big Bang’ Draws Parker (Not Wilder) For March 8

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Olympic silver medalist Zhang Zhilei was negotiating a potential Deontay Wilder fight for the upcoming Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou …read more

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Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua face off for the first time | VIDEO

Following his great performance against Tyson Fury last time out, Francis Ngannou has landed on his feet and is now set to make his second appearance inside the boxing ring.
‘The …read more

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Video – Ex-UFC champion Francis Ngannou faces off with Anthony Joshua ahead of boxing fight in March

Slated to make his sophomore walk to the squared circle in March in a massive showdown against former two-time heavyweight world boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, former UFC heavyweight kingpin, Francis …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s boxing coach describes Anthony Joshua fight as ‘fire vs. fire’

Dewey Cooper sees similarities in Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua’s approaches.
Ngannou (0-1) takes on Joshua (27-3) in a 10-round boxing match March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Cooper, Ngannou’s boxing coach, …read more

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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou press conference video at 12:15 p.m. ET

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The Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou press conference video will feature the first official staredown between Anthony Joshua and Francis …read more

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The MMA Hour with Anthony Joshua, Dricus du Plessis, Jiří Procházka, and Brandon Moreno at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua ‘didn’t really need a lot of convincing’ to pivot to Francis Ngannou

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Matchroom Sport’s Eddie Hearn thought the next step for Anthony Joshua was already set in stone when the two stepped …read more

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Ngannou Moves Joshua Fight Camp To Saudi Arabia

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Ngannou will spend the next two months in Saudi Arabia preparing for a blockbuster boxing bout against Anthony Joshua in …read more

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Boxing promoter: Francis Ngannou can knock out Anthony Joshua if he catches him

Frank Warren thinks Francis Ngannou has the power to knock any heavyweight out.
Ngannou (0-1) takes on Anthony Joshua (27-3) in a 10-round boxing match March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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REPORT | Francis Ngannou changes training camps for Anthony Joshua boxing match

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Michael Bisping explains why Anthony Joshua deserves “a lot of respect” for accepting boxing match with Francis Ngannou: “Doesn’t really gain anything with a win”

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Michael Bisping: Anthony Joshua deserves a lot of respect, ‘has no need to box Francis Ngannou’

Michael Bisping praises Anthony Joshua for taking the Francis Ngannou fight.
Joshua (27-3) meets Ngannou (0-1) in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Joshua is coming …read more

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PFL CEO Remains Confident former UFC Champion Francis Ngannou will make his return to MMA in 2024

PFL CEO Peter Murray remains confident that Francis Ngannou will make his Smart Cage debut in 2024 even though he has already booked a boxing bout with Anthony Joshua.

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With the new year comes big fights — not just for the UFC, but also for Francis Ngannou as he’s set to clash with Anthony Joshua in a boxing match …read more

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Francis Ngannou: Tyson Fury ‘owes me a fight,’ win or lose against Oleksandr Usyk

Francis Ngannou wants to rematch Tyson Fury no matter what.
Ngannou (0-1) meets Anthony Joshua (27-3) in a 10-round boxing match March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, WBC heavyweight champion …read more

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Peter Murray: Francis Ngannou ‘committed to continuing competing in MMA,’ will make PFL debut in 2024

PFL CEO Peter Murray expects Francis Ngannou to return to MMA in 2024.
Ngannou (0-1) faces two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua (27-3) in a 10-round bout March 8 in …read more

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Eddie Hearn expects Anthony Joshua to pick apart Francis Ngannou and knock him out

Eddie Hearn expects Anthony Joshua to show Francis Ngannou that there are levels to boxing.
Ngannou (0-1) meets Joshua (27-3) in a heavyweight match March 8 in Saudi Arabia. Hearn, the …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Francis Ngannou ‘can get it done’ vs. Anthony Joshua if he’s ‘a little more ferocious’

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Video: Is Francis Ngannou making the right move delaying MMA return for more boxing?

Francis Ngannou thinks he’ll knock out Anthony Joshua: ‘He’s easier to send down than Fury’

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Daniel Cormier thinks Francis Ngannou ‘gets it done’ against Anthony Joshua

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has signed to box former two-time unified world heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua in March.  The event takes place in Saudi Arabia.  
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Eddie Hearn expects Anthony Joshua to pick Francis Ngannou apart ‘and knock him out’

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Anthony Joshua and Matchroom Sport’s Eddie Hearn had to call an audible after Deontay Wilder’s upset loss to Joseph Parker …read more

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Francis Ngannou commits to PFL fight despite Anthony Joshua boxing match: “We’re in business together”

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Francis Ngannou on fighting Anthony Joshua: ‘I’ve heard that he doesn’t have a chin. I’m going to find out’

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Francis Ngannou plans to test the chin of Anthony Joshua.
2024 kicked things off with a bang last …read more

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Francis Ngannou plans to “find out” if Anthony Joshua actually has a chin: “I’ve heard that he doesn’t”

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Francis Ngannou confident ahead of Anthony Joshua boxing fight: ‘i have heard he doesn’t have a chin’

Former undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou claims he has heard from sources that incoming foe and former two-time heavyweight world champion, Anthony Joshua has a questionable ability to take …read more

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Francis Ngannou thinks he’ll knock out Anthony Joshua: ‘He’s easier to send down than Fury’

The odds may once again be stacked against him, but Francis Ngannou not only expects to beat Anthony Joshua in his return to boxing, but he thinks he can finish …read more

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What’s at stake in Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou?

Francis Ngannou returns to the boxing ring to face former unified champion Anthony Joshua. Is that the right decision? …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as a sizable betting underdog against Anthony Joshua

Even though he was impressive in his professional boxing debut, Francis Ngannou is once again a big underdog at the betting window.
Ngannou (0-1) is set to face Anthony Joshua in …read more

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Pro fighters react after Francis Ngannou books boxing match with Anthony Joshua

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Anthony Joshua opens as betting favorite over Francis Ngannou

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Francis Ngannou almost shocked the world against Tyson Fury, but he’s still an underdog heading into his second professional …read more

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Ex-UFC Champ Francis Ngannou Releases First Statement Following News of His Boxing Fight with Anthony Joshua

Francis Ngannou released his first statement following the announcement of his blockbuster return to the boxing ring.

On Friday (January 5), renowned combat sports journalist and The MMA Hour host, …read more

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‘The bag fumbling continues’: Social media reacts to Francis Ngannou’s boxing booking vs. Anthony Joshua

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou continues to make big moves in the world of boxing.
Ngannou will take on Anthony Joshua in a 10-round bout on March 9 in Riyadh, …read more

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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou boxing match set for March 9 in Saudi Arabia

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has another major boxing match on the books.
This time, Ngannou will face Anthony Joshua, the two-time world heavyweight boxing champion. The 10-round heavyweight fight …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua booked for Saudi Arabia showdown

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Francis Ngannou’s meteoric boxing career continues with a showdown against former heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia, according to …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua boxing match reportedly a “done deal”

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Francis Ngannou releases first statement after booking Anthony Joshua boxing match

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Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua reportedly confirmed

Francis Ngannou put on a performance to be proud of last time out but it looks like his boxing venture is far from finished. Reports have surfaced which claim the former …read more

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Opening odds released for Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua

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Breaking – Francis Ngannou set to fight Anthony Joshua in ten round professional boxing match in March

Former undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou is set for his sophomore outing in the squared circle later this year, taking on former world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua over …read more

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‘Gangster AF’: Pros react to Francis Ngannou booking Anthony Joshua fight

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Francis Ngannou is back at it again.
The former UFC heavyweight champion is set to face two-time heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua …read more

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Reaction: Francis Ngannou does it again, books Anthony Joshua boxing match

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Francis Ngannou’s first fight of 2024 is booked, and it will take place in the boxing ring, not an MMA …read more

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Deontay Wilder vows to meet Anthony Joshua despite upset loss: “The fight still can go on”

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Video highlights: Anthony Joshua beats Otto Wallin into corner retirement

Anthony Joshua won big Saturday.
The British boxer stopped Otto Wallin after Wallin’s corner pulled him from the fight following the completion of Round 5. Joshua vs. Wallin headlined Day of …read more

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Anthony Joshua breaks down, stops Otto Wallin in vintage performance

Anthony Joshua looked a lot like the AJ of old.
The former heavyweight champion overwhelmed capable Otto Wallin on Saturday night at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, beating him up, …read more

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Joseph Parker stuns Deontay Wilder, boxing world with one-sided victory

Forget Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua. Wilder could be finished as an elite fighter.
Joseph Parker did a brilliant job of avoiding Wilder’s vaunted right hand and more than enough offensively …read more

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Anthony Joshua stops Otto Wallin on his stool amid vicious striking onslaught en route to win – Highlights

Former two-time world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua is in the midst of a three-time winning run for the first time since his second title reign back in 2018, turning in …read more

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Anthony Joshua stops Otto Wallin (Video)

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‘Francis KOs Wilder’: Pros react to Deontay Wilder’s stunning loss to Joseph Parker at Day of Reckoning

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Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua may truly be dead.
The long-awaited heavyweight superfight once again burst into flames on Saturday after …read more

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Day Of Reckoning! Joshua vs. Wallin Prediction, Full Fight Preview

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Two of boxing’s biggest names share a show TODAY (Sat. Dec. 23, 2023) when Heavyweight icons Anthony Joshua and Deontay …read more

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Anthony Joshua vs. Otto Wallin: Live round-by-round updates

Anthony Joshua and Otto Wallin will clash in the Day of Reckoning main event Saturday. | Photo by Richard Pelham/Getty Images

MMA Fighting has Anthony …read more

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