UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou tells TMZ that he’s sincerely open the thought of creating a crossover to boxing, saying that boxing has all the time been one among his goals and believes that he’ll ultimately make the transfer.
And may Ngannou make the transfer over to boxing he says he’s not on the lookout for a novelty struggle, however fairly needs to tackle who most think about the very best heavyweight on the earth in Tyson Fury.
“I’m open to that. Bear in mind boxing was my major dream and I nonetheless have the fireplace, the dream inside me and I consider sooner or later, I’m gonna make a step. I don’t need to struggle Mike Tyson however I wish to struggle one other heavyweight boxer as akin to Tyson Fury.”
Ngannou is considered presently lined up for what could be an enormous UFC struggle towards Jon Jones, whereas Fury is presently in negotiations for an undisputed heavyweight title unification towards Anthony Joshua. That would appear to recommend that any potential Ngannou-Fury struggle isn’t one thing that’s going to occur within the close to future, however with novelty fights being one thing of a craze nowadays, it’s definitely not probably the most outlandish thought.