Anthony Joshua-Francis Ngannou: Fight date, poster, undercard, location, and other details

Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou – this fight has been in talks since Ngannou showed his desire to fight at least three former and current boxing champions. He is done with Tyson Fury already, and his target is set on Joshua.

Recently, the victory of Anthony against Otto Wallin brought him under the spotlight, and AJ is a hot topic in boxing. But “The Predator” is after him this time after the bout between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou got confirmed recently. Both former champions are excited to test their power against each other.

Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou official fight date, poster, and location

Fans are excited to find out who will be the best in the fight between former champions taking place in March. Previously, fans were about to watch former WBA champions and former WBC champions compete against each other on the selected date, but former WBC champion Deontay Wilder failed to secure victory against Joseph Parker.

The original condition was that both former champions should be winning their bout on December 23rd, 2023. Now it’s time for the former UFC heavyweight champion to shock the world while securing the victory.

Francis Ngannou, on his professional boxing debut, dropped WBC undefeated boxer Tyson Fury in the third round but just missed the chance of securing the win as the results of the split decision went in favor of Tyson Fury.

Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou is all set to take place at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh. This fight will be telecast on DAZN for American viewers – and for viewers in the UK, it will be aired on TNT Sports. This will be a 10-round fight that will be witnessed in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh. The fight is scheduled to take place on March 8th, 2024.

Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou undercard announced

As the war of words has already begun from both sides of the main event headliner – Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou – the event night will not go in vain with just one event to feature. There will be seven more fights that will feature on the night of March 8th.

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Firstly, it will be the return of Joseph Parker, who also competed on the night of December 23rd, giving the biggest shock to the world after defeating Deontay Wilder. This time he will be against Zhilei Zhang in the co-main event of the Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou undercard list. The total of 7 undercards to be taking place are listed below:

  • Zhilei Zhang v. Joseph Parker
  • Rey Vargas vs. Nick Ball
  • Mark Chamberlain vs. Gavin Gwynne
  • Justis Huni vs. Opponent TBC
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Opponent TBC
  • Roman Fury vs. Opponent (TBC)
  • Jack McGann vs. Opponent TBC

The best part of this card is that once again, MMA fans will be watching the event because of Francis Ngannou’s presence, who also represents the MMA community in the boxing ring, and can result in another record-breaking pay-per-view.

Who are you guys supporting in Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou in the whole card?

Abhishek Pandit

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