Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: How to watch, UK start time, Full card

In a contest that no one asked for, in a matter of hours, Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou will square off, and we’re telling you exactly how to watch the action.

With super fights with Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua seemingly at his fingertips, ‘The Gypsy King’ left the boxing public in complete disarray when he opted for a man who’s never competed in the ‘Sweet science’ in his life.

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Born in Cameroon, Ngannou has an incredible rags-to-riches tale, from working in the sand mines to scaling the heights of the UFC. And while he undeniably possesses the fighting prowess to destroy any man who dares step in front of him, without access to his arsenal of kicks and grappling manoeuvres, his chances against Fury are borderline non-existent.


Therefore, unsurprisingly, the boxing purists have taken a stand against the contest, with Carl Froch claiming that ‘The Predator’s’ trainer, Mike Tyson, would offer more of a challenge to Fury even at the age of 57.

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In an exclusive interview with Best Gambling Sites, ‘The Cobra’ said: “Bringing Mike Tyson in has brought more interest to it. He’s the ultimate fighting machine. There’s an argument to say Mike Tyson would give Tyson Fury a better fight than Francis Ngannou. He’s got all of that experience, he’s an old man, but he’d give Tyson Fury more of a fight for two or three rounds than Francis Ngannou is going to manage. The trainer has got more of a chance than Ngannou, 100%. He has, hasn’t he? You can’t argue with that.

“Listen, this is a f****** sparring session, probably the easiest spar he’s ever had. I don’t care that Ngannou can punch, a mule can kick really hard, but he’s never going to be able to line it up. Fury’s not going to be worried about getting hit by that monstrous punch because I’ve seen Ngannou on the pads, and he looks terrible. He looks like what I’d expect a zero-fight novice to look like. Ngannou looked slow, awkward, stiff – how is he going to get near Fury? He’s going to get his head absolutely peppered off.”

So, with Froch’s assessment still fresh on the mind, without further ado, here’s how you can tune in.

How to watch Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou

Taking place in the Boulevard Hall, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in an event that many have accused of ‘Sportswashing’, the two combat sports titans will go toe-to-toe. And fans can purchase the event via TNT Sports Box Office for a whopping £21.95.

Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: UK start time

In great news for UK fight enthusiasts, the card is going down at prime time. Following an undeniably stacked undercard featuring Carlos Takam vs Martin Bakole, Fury and Ngannou will make their walks to the ring at approximately 10 PM.

Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: Full Card

  • 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
  • Carlos Takam vs Martin Bakole
  • Jack McGann vs Alcibiade Duran Galvan

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