It is being titled ‘The Baddest Men on The Planet’ when Tyson Fury the lineal & WBC heavyweight boxing champion takes on lineal heavyweight MMA king Francis Ngannou in a crossover fight event that has captured the imagination, while others question the validity of the spectacle.
Whatever your personal thoughts, it’s happening and it appears to make very good financial sense for both the fighters and you can’t knock that! The pair will meet face-to-face today in London (September 7th), as they start the first leg of there press conference tour to promote what is being called the ‘combat sports event of the year.’ and takes place on Saturday, October 28th in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Fury and Ngannou will fight over 10-rounds and the contest will take place under the official rules of professional boxing, with the three ringside judges using the 10-point must system. This clash of heavyweight titans is promoted by Queensberry, Top Rank and Ngannou’s promotional banner, GIMIK Fight Promotions.
Todays presser will also mark the start of the official countdown to this year’s Riyadh Season – the world’s biggest entertainment event, welcoming visitors from all over the globe to experience thousands of concerts, sporting events, dining experiences and other unique cultural events.