Anthony Joshua inflicts a spectacular knockout on Francis Ngannou | EUROtoday

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Un categorical settlement. After making Tyson Fury falter, MMA star Francis Ngannou was largely outclassed by heavyweight Anthony Joshua on the night time of Friday March 8 to Saturday March 9. In Saudi Arabia, the British boxer solely wanted two rounds to knock out the Cameroonian. At 34 years outdated, Anthony Joshua now has 28 victories in 31 fights, the fourth in a row, and is again within the hierarchy of the heavyweight class.

After his fast success, Anthony Joshua had phrases of encouragement for Francis Ngannou. “You are an inspiration, don’t quit boxing. If you need anything, we’ll talk about it afterwards,” mentioned the Briton on the finish of the combat. “When I saw his fight against Tyson Fury, I said to myself: 'I want my part too.' He is a great champion and that does not take away from his abilities. He is in two fights and he has faced the best. »

Two defeats

MMA star, Francis Ngannou was only competing in the second boxing fight of his career after a first defeat against Tyson Fury in the fall. He came very close to the feat for his debut against the WBC heavyweight champion and huge favorite by upsetting the “Gipsy King”. Despite his defeat, the Cameroonian had earned the respect of followers of the self-discipline.