Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou, two of the world’s most fearsome fighters, are set to collide in a hybrid boxing and MMA fight on October 28 in Saudi Arabia.
The bout has been dubbed as “The Clash of the Titans”. It will see Tyson Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, face Francis Ngannou, the UFC heavyweight champion. It will be in a unique format that will combine elements of both sports.
Fury and Ngannou will use their fists to try to knock each other out in the first four rounds of the fight. Which will be fought under boxing rules. In the final round, both fighters will be able to use any techniques they see fit, including kicks, knees, and punches.
The fight has been met with mixed reactions from fans and pundits. As some have praised the creativity of the format, while others have questioned whether it will be safe for the fighters.
Fury, who is undefeated in his boxing career, has said that he is confident of victory. “I’m going to knock him out,” he said. “I’m going to put him to sleep.”
Ngannou, who is known for his devastating knockout power, has said that he is ready to “bring the pain” to Fury. “I’m going to break him,” he said. “I’m going to make him tap out.”
The fight is sure to be a spectacle, and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top. Will Fury’s boxing skills be enough to overcome Ngannou’s power? Or will Ngannou be able to use his MMA skills to get the better of Fury? Only time will tell.
Both fighters are in their prime, and they are both undefeated in their respective sports.
The fight is also significant because it could pave the way for more hybrid fights between boxers and MMA fighters. If the fight is a success, it could lead to a new era of cross-sport competition.
Only time will tell if this fight will live up to the hype, but one thing is for sure. It is sure to be one of the most talked-about fights in history.