HomeBoxingNgannou vs. Joshua: Clash of Former Champions in Riyadh

Ngannou vs. Joshua: Clash of Former Champions in Riyadh

Get ready for the highly anticipated boxing match between Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Find out all the details about the fight card, how to watch, and more.

Fight Title/Championship
Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou Heavyweights
Rey Vargas (c) vs. Nick Ball WBC Featherweight Title
Israil Madrimov vs. Magomed Kurbanov Vacant WBA Super Welterweight Title
Zhilei Zhang (c) vs. Joseph Parker WBO Interim Heavyweight Title

The Ngannou vs. Joshua fight is set to be an epic battle between two former champions. Don’t miss out on this exciting event!

Ngannou vs. Joshua: A Battle of Former Champions

Francis Ngannou, the former UFC heavyweight champion, is set to face Anthony Joshua, a two-time former unified champion, in a highly anticipated boxing match on March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ngannou, known for his devastating striking in mixed martial arts, surprised the world with his performance against Tyson Fury, despite losing a narrow split decision. Now, he aims to prove himself in the boxing ring once again.

Joshua, coming off wins over Jermaine Franklin, Robert Helenius, and Otto Wallin, sees this as an opportunity to capitalize on Ngannou’s rising popularity.

The fight card also features other exciting matchups, including Rey Vargas defending his WBC featherweight title against Nick Ball and Israil Madrimov taking on Magomed Kubranov for the vacant WBA junior middleweight title.

Here is the complete fight card for the event:

  • Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou, heavyweights
  • Rey Vargas (c) vs. Nick Ball, WBC featherweight title
  • Israil Madrimov vs. Magomed Kurbanov, vacant WBA super welterweight title
  • Zhilei Zhang (c) vs. Joseph Parker, WBO interim heavyweight title
  • Mark Chamberlain vs. Gavin Gwynne, lightweights
  • Andrii Novytskyi vs. Juan Torres, heavyweights

The fight will take place at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and will be available to watch on DAZN PPV.

Don’t miss this epic clash between two former champions!