Whether or not his upcoming undisputed title fight against Anthony Joshua gains pace, Tyson Fury has recently turned his gaze on UFC superstar Francis Ngannou and has called out the mixed martial artist on social media.
It is a well-known fact that Francis Ngannou holds the world record for the most powerful punch. It is also known that the current UFC heavyweight champion has a history in boxing.
The desire to square off against Ngannou was first shown by Dillian Whyte, who recently challenged to knock Ngannou out either in the squared circle or in the Octagon. Now, it’s none other than the WBC heavyweight champion of the world who wishes to take on the French-Cameroonian.
Fury calls Ngannou a “big ugly dosser” as he challenges the UFC champion to a fight
Tagging both Francis Ngannou as well as the official Twitter handle of UFC, Tyson Fury posted a clip on Twitter with some crystal clear message to both Ngannou as well as his fellow UFC mixed martial artists.
“This is a message to Francis Ngannou and the UFC guys,” said Fury in the short, 17-second clip, “You lot, if you want some of this ‘Gypsy King’ money, you know where to come and find it. You want some of this ‘Gypsy King’ power? I’ll give it ya.”
“Any time, any place, anywhere, seven days a week and twice on a Sunday, you big ugly dosser,” the 34-year-old added.
— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) April 29, 2021
The clip took the social media by storm and it didn’t take long for Ngannou to notice Fury’s challenge. He sent out a tweet in rebuttal as well, but for Ngannou, his plans to see the ‘Gypsy King’s power will come only after a fight against Jon Jones takes place.
“I’ll take care of @JonnyBones first then come after @Tyson_Fury” Ngannou posted.
— Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) April 29, 2021
While the verbal heats against Whyte and Fury are fairly new, ever since he defeated Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 to win the heavyweight championship, Ngannou has been focused on taking on former UFC light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones in the Octagon. Jones, however, recently parted ways with his long-time representatives Round Management.
However, while a card such as Ngannou vs Jones will be as big as it gets in the mixed martial arts fandom, taking on the undefeated Briton pugilist will be no easy of a job for ‘The Predator’.
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