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How Francis Ngannou Can Potentially Become Undisputed Heavyweight Champion in Only Three Fights

Published 01/16/2024, 10:50 PM EST

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Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will share the ring on February 17th and compete for the Undisputed Heavyweight title. On the other hand, on March 8th, in his second boxing match, Francis Ngannou will face Anthony Joshua. In this regard, at the latest press conference, His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, the architect of ‘Riyadh Season’ revealed a piece of exciting news.

As per Alalshikh’s announcement, Francis Ngannou will have the chance to become the Undisputed Heavyweight champion in only three fights. Likewise, ‘The Predator’ also promised his fans that he would do the unthinkable in the sport.

Francis Ngannou will likely face the winner of Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk

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During the London Press conference of Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou, His Excellency Turki Alalshikh expressed that although he considered Ngannou his brother, he wanted someone to stop ‘The Predator’ in the ring. At this, as Ngannou advised Alalshikh to “keep looking“, the latter disclosed his faith in Joshua’s abilities. In addition, he promised to connect the outcome of Joshua vs. Ngannou with the upcoming Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk.

You will see the result of this match, it will connect with the result of the 17th of February. This is our idea,” announced Alalshikh with the fighters and the promoter listening to him eagerly. “Two cards I want to do in [20]24 and I want to see it. The first card is Frank against Eddie. Each one of them will choose five fighters and do a night against each other. And in the end, I want to show Joshua and Ngannou what’s waiting for them after the result,” he added.

At this, as soon as the new Undisputed Heavyweight belt was unveiled on the screen, His Excellency Turki Alalshikh declared the winner of Uysk vs. Fury would face the winner of Joshua vs. Ngannou scheduled for March 8th. “This is what will wait for them after the result of the fight on the 8th of March,” Alalshikh concluded proudly. In this sense, if Ngannou defeats ‘AJ’, he will compete for the Undisputed Heavyweight title in only his third boxing fight.

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Ngannou hopes to do something never done before

Although an “easy fight” in Eddie Hearn’s eyes, Ngannou believes he will train as hard as possible to win against ‘AJ’. Following the declaration of Alalshikh, ‘The Predator’ understands he has a chance to win the Undisputed Heavyweight title in boxing. Likewise, he suggested doing something never been done before. “I’m definitely going to come better. Yes, the Tyson Fury fight was great. But that is in the past and I have a new challenge in front of me,” said Ngannou.

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There is something more on the line which is probably the undisputed. Maybe I will do something that nobody has done before. I really believe I have the tools of doing that – having a win against ‘AJ’,” he concluded. With that said, do you believe Ngannou will become undisputed in only three fights? Let us know in the comments below.

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