Tyson Fury News
Mike Tyson claims Francis Ngannou beating Tyson Fury "would be the biggest upset in the history of entertainment"
Cole Shelton - September 28, 2023
John Fury reacts to Francis Ngannou’s “embarrassing” open workout with Mike Tyson: “He ain’t got a prayer”
Susan Cox - September 28, 2023
WATCH | Francis Ngannou hits the pads with Mike Tyson at open workout ahead of Tyson Fury bout
Josh Evanoff - September 27, 2023
Tyson Fury's manager defends his physique ahead of Francis Ngannou fight: "They're taking this very seriously"
Josh Evanoff - September 21, 2023
Tyson Fury explains why he thinks Tom Aspinall is the only person who can beat Jon Jones
Cole Shelton - September 19, 2023
Tyson Fury saddened by Mike Tyson coaching Francis Ngannou: "Should be in my corner, not the losing corner"
Josh Evanoff - September 14, 2023
Tyson Fury is a little saddened by Mike Tyson training Francis Ngannou for their boxing match. In October, ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ will collide in Saudi Arabia. For Francis Ngannou, the boxing match will be the first of his combat sports career thus far. To help prepare for his fight against Tyson Fury, the PFL heavyweight has brought Mike Tyson into his camp.
Kamaru Usman believes in Francis Ngannou's chances against Tyson Fury: "There's something about him"
Josh Evanoff - September 13, 2023
Kamaru Usman believes that Francis Ngannou will be competitive against Tyson Fury in his boxing debut. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ and ‘The Predator’ have been friends for years now. While Kamaru Usman has previously even helped coach Francis Ngannou, one has to imagine that he’s been replaced by Mike Tyson for this one. In October, the former heavyweight champion will face Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury open to MMA rematch with Francis Ngannou: "I'd knock him out in seconds"
Josh Evanoff - September 7, 2023
Tyson Fury is open to facing Francis Ngannou in the cage after their boxing match. ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ are slated to face off in October. For Tyson Fury, the boxing match will be his first since a knockout win over Derek Chisora. While his WBC title won’t be on the line, it’ll still be a historic clash. Their ten-rounder will be the first time in combat sports history that boxing’s lineal heavyweight champion will face the UFC’s.
WATCH | Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou faceoff ahead of boxing match in October
Cole Shelton - September 7, 2023
Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou had a faceoff ahead of their highly-anticipated boxing match on Oct. 28 in Saudi Arabia. With the fight still over a month away, the two held a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to help promote the fight. Although Fury is a sizeable betting favorite, the fight is still intriguing as Ngannou has legit one-punch KO power.
Tyson Fury unbothered by Mike Tyson training Francis Ngannou: "I am inevitable"
Josh Evanoff - August 25, 2023
Francis Ngannou believes boxing match with Tyson Fury only ups the stakes for future Jon Jones fight: “It will just make that fight bigger”
Susan Cox - August 25, 2023
Francis Ngannou believes his boxing match with Tyson Fury will only up the stakes for a future Jon Jones fight. The 36-year-old Ngannou was the reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion from March 2021 until early 2023. Ngannou parted ways with the promotion after being unable to come to terms with a new contract. It was only then that the title was vacated.
Deontay Wilder brutally honest about Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou: "Heavyweight division is f*cking dead"
Josh Evanoff - August 24, 2023
Former boxing champion Deontay Wilder won’t watch Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou. ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ are slated to clash in October in Saudi Arabia. For Francis Ngannou, the boxing match will be the first of his career. Meanwhile, Tyson Fury declined a title unification with Oleksandr Usyk to make the bout happen, much to the chagrin of much of the combat sports world.
WATCH | Mike Tyson trains exhausted Francis Ngannou ahead of Tyson Fury fight
Josh Evanoff - August 23, 2023
Mike Tyson is getting Francis Ngannou ready for his boxing debut against Tyson Fury. ‘The Predator’ has long desired the chance to step into the ring, and will get the chance in October. In Saudi Arabia, the PFL heavyweight will get to face ‘The Gypsy King’. While there were rumors of an exhibition, Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury is a professional, ten-round boxing match.
Tom Aspinall will help Tyson Fury prepare for boxing match against Francis Ngannou
Fernando Quiles - August 13, 2023
UFC heavyweight Tom Aspinall claims he will be working with Tyson Fury ahead of a boxing match with Francis Ngannou. Fury and Ngannou are set to collide in a pro boxing match on October 28. The bout will be held in Saudi Arabia. “The Predator” is already working with Mike Tyson ahead of the fight. As for Aspinall, he’ll actually be giving “The Gypsy King” a helping hand.
Tom Aspinall reveals Tyson Fury's request to train ahead of Francis Ngannou bout
Josh Evanoff - July 20, 2023
UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall has chimed in on Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou. In October, ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ will face off in Saudi Arabia. The two will headline an ESPN pay-per-view offering, as the two heavyweight champions clash. It’ll be the first time in combat sports history that the UFC’s lineal heavyweight titleholder will face boxing’s lineal heavyweight champion.
Randy Couture praises Francis Ngannou scoring Tyson Fury fight: "He stood up for our sport"
Josh Evanoff - July 18, 2023
PFL commentator Randy Couture has reacted to Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury. ‘The Predator’ announced his boxing debut against ‘The Gypsy King’ earlier this month. After months of speculation after Francis Ngannou left the UFC, he somehow got the deal done. In October, the PFL heavyweight will face Tyson Fury, and there are few happier than Randy Couture.
Francis Ngannou reveals the rematch clause for his upcoming boxing match against Tyson Fury
Cole Shelton - July 17, 2023
Francis Ngannou has detailed the rematch clause for his upcoming boxing match against Tyson Fury. Ngannou and Fury are set to box on October 28 in a professional bout – although the heavyweight title is not on the line. However, it will be a highly-anticipated matchup as it serves as Ngannou’s boxing debut and his first fight since leaving the UFC.
Chael Sonnen slams Tyson Fury for setting up Francis Ngannou fight: "That's a bully, and it's a scumbag"
Fernando Quiles - July 16, 2023
Former UFC and Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen thinks Tyson Fury is taking liberties with Francis Ngannou. Fury and Ngannou are set to collide in a boxing match on October 28. The heavyweight collision will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Rumors have been floating around about Ngannou’s payout, but regardless of what holds true, “The Predator” is in for a massive payday.
Tyson Fury sends a message to "big stiff dosser" Francis Ngannou ahead of boxing match
Cole Shelton - July 13, 2023
Francis Ngannou's manager reveals Tyson Fury payday will surpass total UFC career earnings: "By far"
Josh Evanoff - July 12, 2023
Francis Ngannou is going to break the bank for his boxing match against Tyson Fury. ‘The Predator’ has long attempted to secure a boxing match with ‘The Gypsy King’. In January, Francis Ngannou became the first champion in decades to leave the UFC. At the time, the heavyweight stated that securing a boxing match was one of his main goals when a free agent.
Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury go back and forth after fight announcement: "I've been ready"
Josh Evanoff - July 11, 2023
The war of words between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou has already begun. Earlier today, ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ announced their massive boxing match. Last month, Tyson Fury’s planned December fight with Oleksandr Usyk fell apart due to financial demands. As a result, Francis Ngannou, who had been linked to boxing matches with Deontay Wilder and Derek Chisora, decided to change course.
Oleksandr Usyk’s manager blasts Tyson Fury for accepting a fight with Francis Ngannou: “The biggest joke ever in boxing”
Josh Evanoff - July 11, 2023
Oleksandr Usyk’s manager, Egis Kilmas, has taken a shot at Tyson Fury for fighting Francis Ngannou. ‘The Cat’ has spent the better part of the last year attempting to score a fight with ‘The Gypsy King’. In December, Tyson Fury scored a knockout win over Derek Chisora, prompting Oleksandr Usyk to take to the ring for a face-off. Ultimately, the moment was supposed to serve as a tease for an April fight at Wembley Stadium.
Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou made official for October 28 in Saudi Arabia
Susan Cox - July 11, 2023
Its official – save the date – Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou – October 28th in Saudi Arabia. ESPN Boxing Insider, Mike Coppinger took to ‘Twitter’ with a picture of Fury and Ngannou and the news:
Brendan Schaub reacts to rumored Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury exhibition match
Susan Cox - July 5, 2023
Brendan Schaub is reacting to the rumored Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury exhibition match. According to sources, Tyson Fury’s next fight will be an exhibition bout against former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou.
Eddie Hearn says Tyson Fury will be fighting Francis Ngannou next but with a disappointing stipulation
Chris Taylor - July 1, 2023
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says Tyson Fury will be fighting Francis Ngannou next, but with a disappointing stipulation. Talks of Ngannou and Fury having a crossover match began in 2021, this after ‘The Gypsy King’ called out ‘The Predator’ and other top UFC heavyweights.