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March 8th Showdown: Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou Prepare for Historic Encounter in Saudi Arabia



Anthony Joshua

Former heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua is set to go head-to-head with former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou on March 8th, 2024, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This highly anticipated bout follows Joshua’s victorious return to the ring against Otto Wallin in December.

Ngannou, renowned for his devastating knockdown of Tyson Fury in Riyadh last October, garnered attention worldwide despite a split decision loss.

The WBC has since ranked him as the 10th heavyweight fighter globally, a distinction recognized by many boxing enthusiasts who consider Ngannou a true champion.

As the date approaches, global anticipation builds to witness Joshua’s prowess against the powerful Cameroonian in their second encounter inside the squared circle.

The clash promises not only an intense athletic showdown but also serves as a symbol of the intersection between the worlds of boxing and mixed martial arts.

Saudi Arabia, known for hosting groundbreaking sporting events, will play host to this historic encounter.

The bout between Joshua and Ngannou transcends the boundaries of traditional disciplines, capturing the imaginations of fans worldwide.

As both fighters enter rigorous training camps, the world eagerly awaits the spectacle that is expected to redefine the landscape of combat sports and showcase the undeniable allure of their March 8th showdown in Saudi Arabia.