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Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou: Fight date, time, undercard & how to watch

Everything you need to know as reigning WBC heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury takes on former UFC heavyweight king Francis Ngannou under boxing rules in a seismic crossover bout in Saudi Arabia in October.

After failing to agree an undisputed heavyweight showdown with Oleksandr Usyk and long-awaited domestic meeting with Anthony Joshua, the 'Gypsy King' Fury will now turn his attention to overcoming Cameroonian Ngannou who left the UFC in January after an agreement on a new contract couldn't be reached.

The fight between the boxing and MMA icons will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia this coming Saturday night.

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou

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Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou: All You Need To Know


Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou date

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will take on former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou on Saturday 28th October in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou time

The time of this fight has yet to be confirmed, but it is likely the main event ring walks will occur at a prime time viewing window for British audiences - at around 22:30.

Where is Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou?

Both camps have agreed to fight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with the fighters expected to receive money-spinning purses.

This is the same location in which Fury's younger brother Tommy took on Jake Paul in one of the biggest fights of the year back in February.

How to watch Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou?

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou will be available to watch live on TNT Sports Box Office in the UK, priced at £21.95.

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou odds & favourite

To Win Fight:

Tyson Fury - 1/10
Francis Ngannou - 6/1

Odds correct at time of publishing and subject to change.

Are there any belts on the line for Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou?

There will be no belts on the line when Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou go head-to-head in Saudi Arabia, but the fight will be scored by three judges using the 10-point must system over 10 rounds of three minutes.

Tyson Fury's profile & record

33-0-1 (24 KOs)

His most memorable victories have arrived in world title fights against Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder, the latter of which he contested an iconic trilogy of bouts against between 2018 and 2021.

Fury's most recent win inside the ring came against Derek Chisora in December 2022 in his third meeting against his compatriot.

Francis Ngannou's profile & record

17-3-0 (UFC)

His best victories arguably arrived in his final two fights, beating Stipe Miocic to win the UFC heavyweight championship before retaining his crown against Frenchman Ciryl Gane.

Ngannou's three defeats inside the octagon came against Zoumana Cisse, Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis.

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou: Undercard

Tyson Fury v Francis NgannouHeavyweight bout
David Adeleye v Fabio WardleyHeavyweight bout
Joseph Parker v Simon KeanHeavyweight bout
Martin Bakole v Carlos TakamHeavyweight bout
Moses Itauma v Istvan BernathHeavyweight bout
Jack McGann v Alcibiade Duran GalvanSuper-welterweight bout

Odds displayed within this article were correct at the time of writing and are subject to fluctuation.

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