The official announcement of the highly anticipated fight between Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury is expected soon according to Sports Journalist Ariel Helwani.
The two heavyweights have been throwing shades at each other on Twitter for more than a year now, with fans begging to see the two get into the cage or ring.
Tyson Fury is undefeated with a record of 33-0-1 and has been WBC heavyweight champion since 2020. Francis Ngannou on the other hand was UFC Heavyweight Champion before he left UFC and joined PFL after no been able to agree a contract extension with UFC boss Dana White.
Tyson Fury x Francis Ngannou is expected to be announced very soon, per sources.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) July 7, 2023
Fury’s last fight was against Deontay Wilder in October 2021. The “Gypsy King” retained his WBC and lineal heavyweight championships against Deontay Wilder with an 11th-round TKO.
Francis Ngannou last fight was in January 2022 where he defeated Cyril Gane with a second round knockout, taking his record in the division to 17-3-0.
The rules and conditions of the fight have yet to be revealed, though the likely outcome is a boxing match with no MMA elements.