Tyson Fury Clowns Mike Tyson For Praising Francis Ngannou’s Boxing Skills

Tyson Fury Clowns Mike Tyson For Praising Francis Ngannou’s Boxing Skills

Mike Tyson gets a cheeky response from Tyson Fury as he praised Francis Ngannou's boxing abilities.

Tyson Fury doesn’t seem to be bothered about Francis Ngannou being backed by Mike Tyson prior to their heavyweight mega-clash on October 28 in Saudi Arabia.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou will step into a pro-boxing affair for the first time and will straight away face the best heavyweight champion of the era, arguably.


That said, the youngest heavyweight champion of all -time Mike Tyson is cornering ‘The Predator; ad has given honest opinions about Ngannou’s current condition.

Turning to X, Mike Tyson wrote, “I am not easily impressed, but @Francis_Ngannou knows how to box. THIS is what dedication looks like. #FuryNgannou #RiyadhSeason.”

Tyson Fury, however, responded to Mike Tyson and depicted what ‘dedication’ looks like, Tyson Fury posted picture of himself sporting the WBC belt and the Ring Magazine title.

He wrote, This is what dedication looks like .”

Tyson Fury won’t have his WBC world title on the line against Francis Ngannou. Hence, ‘The Gypsy King’ will remain the world champion irrespective of the outcome of the fight. However, his boxing reputation will be at stake.

Very few MMA fighters like Vitor Belfort or Anderson Silva have been successful against pro-boxers in a puglistic matchup. Rest, most of the elite MMA fighters like Conor McGregor, Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren, Nate Diaz and many others have failed in boxing matchups.

It remains to be seen whether Francis Ngannou can overcome Tyson Fury. He is clearly the underdog. Despite that, Ngannou is one of the hardest hitters in the world. He might put Fury to sleep by landing a proper fight but that would be a demanding task to do.

Also Read | Tyson Fury Or Francis Ngannou: Who Has More Knockouts?

Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou- How Big Is The Fight?

Following Fury vs Ngannou, boxing fans can expect the undisputed heavyweight title fight to happen. However, Fry shall look exceptional against Francis Ngannou, for that.


He has fought some of the biggest punchers in boxing, like Deontay Wilder, Dereck Chisora, Dillian Whyte, and many others. ‘The Gypsy King’ has vanquished all of them. Francis Ngannou needs to do something really brilliant or shall turn into another boxing victim of ‘The Gypsy King’.

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