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Brendan Schaub sounds off on Dana White blasting Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury: “Now that you don’t have your hand in the pie, it’s stupid?”

Brendan Schaub doesn’t seem to be a fan of Dana White’s comments on Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury.
The two heavyweight champions are in talks for a proposed boxing match next …read more

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Video: Jake Paul, Francis Ngannou disagree about the viability of a fighters’ union across boxing and MMA

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Jake Paul has been banging the drum about starting a fighters’ union almost since he …read more

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Junior Dos Santos: Francis Ngannou ‘won’t have much success’ in boxing with his ‘limited’ technique

Junior dos Santos (right) met Francis Ngannou in a UFC on ESPN main event in 2019. | Josh Hedges, Getty Images

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Dana White says a boxing match between Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury is ‘silly, stupid, and a waste of time’

UFC president Dana White doesn’t like crossover fights and isn’t interested in seeing his heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou take on Tyson Fury in a boxing match.

Ngannou defended his …read more

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Dana White shuts down potential Francis Ngannou-Tyson Fury fight: “F**king waste of time, energy, and money”

Dana White isn’t too interested in making a fight between Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury.
Ngannou has talked about boxing for months now and that only increased after Fury knocked out …read more

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Dan Hooker On Tyson Fury/Francis Ngannou: “It’s Just PR”

UFC fighter Dan Hooker isn’t buying the talk of a Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou superfight just yet.

This past weekend, the discussion and hype behind a potential collision between the …read more

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Will UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou get his wish and box Tyson Fury?
That question is discussed following Fury’s sixth-round KO win over Dillian Whyte this past Saturday and the …read more

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Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou: Great business? Yes. But it's an utter mismatch. | Opinion

(Editor’s note: This column originally published at Boxing Junkie, part of the USA TODAY Network.)
Here we go again.
Tyson Fury and UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou made it clear after Fury …read more

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Ngannou Reveals The Payout Percent He Expects For Potential Fury Bout

If a potential boxing bout between UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and boxing heavyweight king Tyson Fury goes down, Ngannou wants a 50-50 split of the revenue.

“The Predator” joined …read more

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Sean O’Malley believes Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury botched their in-ring confrontation: “At least fake it”

UFC star Sean O’Malley believes Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury could’ve done more with their in-ring confrontation.
Last Saturday night, Tyson Fury knocked Dillian Whyte out in the sixth round of …read more

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Eddie Hearn doesn’t believe Tyson Fury will retire, skeptical bout with Francis Ngannou takes place

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Eddie Hearn isn’t buying Tyson Fury’s retirement, and he’s skeptical of a superfight with Francis Ngannou as well.
This past weekend, …read more

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Chael Sonnen casts doubt on Francis Ngannou’s ability to become a free agent: “There for sure is a non-negotiation clause”

Chael Sonnen is weighing in on Francis Ngannou’s contract with the UFC and his subsequent ability to become a free agent.
Ngannou, (17-3 MMA), the current UFC Heavyweight Champion, has had …read more

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Making it big at heavyweight: Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou would be an event more than a fight

The two champs of the world stood side by side after Tyson Fury’s win over Dillian Whyte — but would we get a defining result if the two were to …read more

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Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou will “do bigger business than Mayweather vs. McGregor”, says promoter

Bob Arum has all the confidence in the world that Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou would be a massive fight.
After Fury knocked out Dillian Whyte he brought Francis Ngannou into …read more

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Brendan Schaub hopes Francis Ngannou works with UFC to make Tyson Fury fight: “Boxing promotion sucks!”

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub hopes that Francis Ngannou doesn’t leave the promotion.
The UFC heavyweight champion’s contract with the company expires later this year. ‘The Predator’ was last seen in …read more

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Morning Report: Chael Sonnen: Dana White ‘probably felt betrayed’ by Francis Ngannou’s appearance with Tyson Fury

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Chael Sonnen doesn’t think Dana White could have been too happy after seeing his heavyweight champion in the boxing ring …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Dana White likely felt “betrayed” by Francis Ngannou stepping in the ring with Tyson Fury

MMA analyst Chael Sonnen believes Dana White may have felt betrayed by Francis Ngannou appearing in the ring with Tyson Fury on Saturday night.
Over the weekend, one of the biggest …read more

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Ngannou: '70% chance' my next opponent is Fury

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou said he hopes to fight Tyson Fury in a crossover bout in 2023 and that there is a “70% chance” his next opponent will be …read more

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‘Fury has to be part of the discussion’ - Ngannou on UFC contract

UFC champ Francis Ngannou wants Tyson Fury fight | Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images

The heavyweight champion sounds absolutely adamant that if he’s going to …read more

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Francis Ngannou confirms re-signing with UFC is a possibility, but not without Tyson Fury fight: “It’s not an option”

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has left the door open to return to the promotion. However, it’s not without a price.
‘The Predator’ was last seen in action at UFC 270 …read more

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No Fury Fight, No New UFC Deal!

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If the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass hopes to re-sign its current Heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou, to a new long-term …read more

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Francis Ngannou says re-signing with the UFC without an opportunity to box Tyson Fury is ‘not an option’

Francis Ngannou is holding firm on his contract demands to the UFC.
In January, Ngannou successfully defended his UFC heavyweight title with a unanimous decision win over Ciryl Gane at UFC …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as huge underdog in potential Tyson Fury fight

Francis Ngannou defends his heavyweight title against Ciryl Gane in the UFC 270 main event at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC
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Francis Ngannou says he won't 'ever' re-sign with UFC unless Tyson Fury fight part of deal

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou wants his superfight with Tyson Fury, and nothing will get in his way.
Ngannou is determined to get a fight with boxing champion Fury one way …read more

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Bob Arum says Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou ‘should be easy to make’

Tyson Fury sits on a throne before he takes on Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in London, England. | Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

“Obviously, …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Pressure mounts on White as Ngannou and Fury join forces

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou, Dana White, UFC | Chris Rini

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but how far is too …read more

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The MMA Hour with Francis Ngannou, Ben Rothwell, Dan Hardy, and Andreas Michael 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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Promoter Bob Arum thinks potential Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury bout ‘should be easy to make’

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Tyson Fury’s promoter Bob Arum watched his fighter turn in a heavyweight title defense for the …read more

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Tyson Fury shoots down fighting the winner of Usyk-Joshua 2, expresses interest in exhibition bout with Francis Ngannou

Tyson Fury has no desire of fighting the winner of Usyk-Joshua 2, but has instead expressed interest in a exhibition bout with Francis Ngannou.
Fury (32-0-1 Boxing) successfully defended his WBC …read more

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Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou talk superfight side by side: 'We're going to find out who's the baddest motherf*cker'

Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou are optimistic about a potential cross-over fight.
Ngannou, the current UFC heavyweight champion, stepped in the ring Saturday to discuss with Fury about a potential clash …read more

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After Tyson Fury’s knockout of Dillian Whyte, Francis Ngannou entered the ring | Video

Tyson Fury scored a sixth-round knockout win over Dillian Whyte in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in London.

Following the fight, UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou entered the ring …read more

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Francis Ngannou challenges Tyson Fury in ring: ‘I want to find out who is the baddest motherf***** on the planet’

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou made a surprise appearance in the ring Saturday after Tyson Fury’s triumphant win over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium.
Tyson indicated his knockout of Whyte …read more

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Dana White thinks Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic “makes sense” this summer

UFC President Dana White believes that it’s time to book Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic.
The UFC Heavyweight Title picture is up in the air. Francis Ngannou is the current champion …read more

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Accidental or intentional? Francis Ngannou, others question illegal elbow ruling at UFC on ESPN 34

Should it have been a disqualification or a no contest? That’s the question many in the MMA world were asking following the Martin Buday-Chris Barnett fight on Saturday at UFC …read more

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Tyson Says Ngannou’s UFC 270 Pay Would’ve Only Covered His Training

Mike Tyson isn’t impressed with Francis Ngannou’s salary for his UFC 270 title defense against Ciryl Gane.

Last week, Tyson was doing a podcast episode of Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson with …read more

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Mike Tyson scoffs at Francis Ngannou’s latest UFC fight purse: “That’d be my training expenses”

Boxing legend Mike Tyson wasn’t impressed upon hearing the fight purse Francis Ngannou received for his UFC 270 win. While a recent knee surgery may keep Francis Ngannou out of …read more

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Video: UFC champ Francis Ngannou shares a glimpse into his physical therapy following knee surgery

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is working his way back to fighting shape.
In March, Ngannou underwent knee surgery following his most recent title defense at UFC 270, where he defeated …read more

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St-Pierre: Ngannou Has To Go Where He Will Be Paid His Worth

Georges St-Pierre has high praise for Francis Ngannou.

Georges St-Pierre knows good fighters when he sees them and he has been very impressed with Francis Ngannou. St-Pierre was asked about Ngannou …read more

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Francis Ngannou says he’d fight Tyson Fury in a phone booth

Francis Ngannou is determined to fight Tyson Fury and he doesn’t care how, when or where it gets done. The UFC heavyweight champion is currently set to be sidelined for …read more

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Blaydes Suggests Ngannou Should Heal Up & Head To Boxing

Curtis Blaydes believes Francis Ngannou should leave the UFC and go to boxing.

Ngannou, the current UFC heavyweight champion, recently underwent knee surgery and will likely be out for the remainder …read more

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Sityodtong Claims ONE Heavyweights Would “Smoke” Ngannou

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has compared the top heavyweights in his promotion with UFC champion Francis Ngannou.

There aren’t many more intimidating fighters on the planet than Ngannou. …read more

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Blaydes: If I’m Ngannou, I’d leave UFC and get ‘rich’ in boxing

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Curtis Blaydes discusses his former opponent’s options. There’s still time to get a new deal done, but Francis Ngannou has …read more

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Curtis Blaydes: ‘If I’m Francis Ngannou, I’m just going to box and make a lot of money’

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has options, and if Curtis Blaydes were him, he’d go for the payouts boxing has to offer.

Ngannou successfully defended his title at UFC …read more

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Georges St-Pierre advises Francis Ngannou to ‘get paid what he’s worth,’ but cautions against jumping to boxing too soon

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Georges St-Pierre wants Francis Ngannou to get what he’s worth, but warns him that boxing may not be the best path …read more

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Georges St-Pierre has career advice for Francis Ngannou: ‘Get paid’

Former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre spoke about fighter pay and weighed in on heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou’s situation with the UFC.

Fighter pay has been a hot topic in recent …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Francis Ngannou 'needs to get paid' with or without the UFC

Georges St-Pierre wants to see Francis Ngannou get his worth.
The former two-division UFC champion feels it’s time Ngannou sees a big purse for his next fight – whether it’s with …read more

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ONE’s Chatri Sityodtong discusses possible Francis Ngannou signing: “He’s just not a complete fighter”

It seems that Chatri Sityodtong isn’t very interested in signing Francis Ngannou to ONE Championship. The UFC heavyweight champion is currently set to be a free agent at the beginning …read more

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Curtis Blaydes weighs in on Francis Ngannou’s future: ‘If I’m him, I’m just going to box’

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Of all the people waiting to find out what Francis Ngannou’s next move is going to …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik explains why he hopes Francis Ngannou stays with UFC

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Jairzinho Rozenstruik doesn’t want to see Francis Ngannou out of the UFC.
The UFC heavyweight contender hopes his former rival and current champion of the division works …read more

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Sonnen Explains The Difference Between Ngannou vs. Fury & MayMac

Chael Sonnen has explained why Francis Ngannou’s ambition to venture to the ring to face Tyson Fury isn’t the same as Conor McGregor’s blockbuster crossover clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Ngannou, the …read more

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