Ryan Garcia reacts to Anthony Joshua sleeping Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia: “Let this be a big warning to MMA fighters”

By Harry Kettle - March 9, 2024

Boxing star Ryan Garcia has given his thoughts on Anthony Joshua’s vicious KO win over Francis Ngannou.

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Last night, Anthony Joshua knocked Francis Ngannou out in the second round of their blockbuster heavyweight boxing showdown. Joshua was in control from beginning to end, as ‘The Predator’ failed to replicate his sensational display against Tyson Fury.

As you can imagine, there’s been a lot of talk about MMA fighters crossing over to the squared circle since the result. Many have used this as an opportunity to hit out at the sport of MMA, insinuating that this is a sign they should stay in the cage.

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Ryan Garcia, who has been making all kinds of headlines recently, decided to weigh in on social media.

Garcia’s warning

“Let this be A BIG WARNING to MMA fighters!! Stop coming to boxing it will only get worst. ITS more even if we just go to your sport! OVER! ONE PUNCH. Sending healing prayers to FRANCIS! Your bravery and guts should be commendable. CONGRATLULATIONS Anthony Joshua.”

There’s no denying that Francis Ngannou has earned a lot of respect from the boxing community. At the same time, the popular opinion is that a return to mixed martial arts is the best step forward for him.

When it comes to Anthony Joshua, he’ll likely be hunting down that long-awaited showdown with Tyson Fury. If it happens, you can bet it’d be one of the biggest heavyweight bouts of all time.

Are you interested in seeing Francis Ngannou continue in boxing? If he does, who would you like to see him battle next? What does the future hold for Anthony Joshua? Let us know your thoughts, BJPENN Nation!

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