“That Sh*t Is Scary”: Mike Tyson’s Recent Message On Why He’s Impressed By Francis Ngannou Leaves Boxing World Divided

Published 09/02/2023, 12:19 AM EDT

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Mike Tyson just posted another training clip of Francis Ngannou ahead of the Tyson Fury fight. Although Tyson claimed that he is not easily impressed, Francis Ngannou can box and is dedicated to proving a point against ‘The Gypsy King’. In the latest clip that Tyson uploaded, the former UFC Heavyweight champion is seen throwing combinations in close proximity to his target.

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Both Tyson and Ngannou are sweating profusely as they cook those punches standing in the kitchen’s heat. While Ngannou learns how to throw a head-body combination effectively, a passionate Tyson yells, “Do the right hand, left hook too. Rip it with everything you got. I don’t care if you’re tired!” By and by, ‘Kid Dynamite’ steps in and shows Ngannou how he shall bob and weave immediately after he is done throwing those punches to the head and body.

Fans react as Mike Tyson showcases “dedication” and Francis Ngannou drops “bombs” in training

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The combination comprised of a left hook, a right hand, a left hook to the body, and a bob-and-weave. Taking to Instagram, Tyson wrote, “I am not easily impressed, but @francisngannou knows how to box. THIS is what dedication looks like.” With this clip, the fans caught yet another glimpse of Moulding a Champion: Mike Tyson and Francis Ngannou.

Following Tyson’s post, a fan wrote, “That s**t is scary. Knowledge Tyson and Francis power, he’ll yeah“.

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In a similar tone, one said, “I wouldn’t wanna get hit by one of them bombs!

 

 

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On the other hand, one said, “I hope to see something in Francis’ movement that reminds me back of Tyson fights“.

However, one thought being a UFC fighter, Ngannou was rather “slow” in a boxing ring.

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Meanwhile, one reiterated, “Tyson Fury gon’ play with him“.

Similarly, another said, “Fury gonna play with this man“.

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What is your reaction to the combinations thrown by Francis Ngannou? Do you agree that he is ready to box inside the same ring as Tyson Fury? What did you think about his technicalities? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. For all the latest boxing updates, follow EssentiallySports.

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. As an experienced commercial writer and athlete himself, Samrat brings a unique perspective and a deep passion for boxing to his work. He holds a post-graduation degree and has over 800 articles to his credit.
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