Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-28, pretty good boxing match: Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Ngannou vs Fury is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 28th, at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), in a 10-round heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening, billed as “Battle of the Baddest”. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Tyson Fury record
The undefeated former IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO and current WBC Hw champ Tyson Fury entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 33-0-1 (24 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Oleksandr Usyk).
The only man who stopped him in a draw was Deontay Wilder in 2018 in their first match (4-stars fight, Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury I), after this fight he has won six times beating, in his last four, twice Wilder:
- Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury II, bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year 2020
- Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III, 4-stars match, The Ring magazine Fight of the Year 2021 and also ranked in the top 10 Users’ boxing Fights of the Year
Francis Ngannou record
His opponent, the former Ufc Hw champion Francis Ngannou, has an official mma record of 17-3-0 (94% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought for more than one year; he is at his pro boxing debut.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, against Stipe Miocic in their first fight (Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou I) and Derrick Lewis (Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis), but then he has won six fights defeating Jairzinho Rozenstruik (bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2020, Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik), Stipe Miocic in their rematch (4-stars fight, Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou II) and Ciryl Gane in his last three (Francis Ngannou vs Ciryl Gane).
Here is the Battle of the Baddest: Fury vs Ngannou full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ and DAZN PPV)
Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou
Fabio Wardley vs David Adeleye
Joseph Parker vs Simon Kean
Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Junior Anthony Wright
Moses Itauma vs Istvan Bernath
Martin Bakole Ilunga vs Carlos Takam
Jack McGann vs Alcibiade Duran
Road to Riyadh – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of Road to Riyadh Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury, from the official DAZN Boxing Youtube channel!
Watch the video of Fury vs Ngannou weigh-in from the official Top Rank Boxing Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Fury vs Ngannou fight?
Tyson Fury defeated Francis Ngannou via split decision. Scores were 94-95, 96-93, 95-94.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the post-fight interview video of Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou.
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury (free live stream from the Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions Youtube channel).
Compubox punching statistics showed that Tyson Fury landed a total of 71 of 223 punches (31,8% accuracy rate) compared to 59 of 231 (25,5%) for Francis Ngannou.