Tyson Fury opens as a sizeable favorite in a boxing match against Francis Ngannou


Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury opened as a significant and obvious betting favorite in a boxing match against UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou

Following his spectacular win against Dillian Whyte this weekend, Tyson Fury laid the stage for a future blockbuster clash against UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. Fury was at his murderous best against Whyte- cutting angles of the ring, bobbing and weaving with ease, elusive footwork on point, parrying shots masterfully and ending the fight with a well-timed uppercut that put his opponent flat on his back.

Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou
Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou

To everyone’s surprise, Ngannou who was in attendance made a surprise appearance in the ring following Tyson’s victory, and the pair laid the foundation for the idea of a super-fight.

“I’m the boxing heavyweight champion, [he’s the] UFC heavyweight champion,” Fury told ESPN after his win. “He’s in great shape – look at the muscles on him.”

Ngannou, who’s currently out of action, recovering from a knee injury he sustained while in camp for his most recent UFC title defense, declared, “I want to find out who is the baddest motherf***** in the planet.”

“Good man, Francis,” Fury replied with a shout.

Tyson Fury opens as considerable favorite against Ngannou

Following the in-ring callout and response, BetOnline.ag was quick to release odds for the fight that saw Fury open as the betting favorite over Ngannou. In a tweet posted by MMA reporter Chamatkar Sandhu, it is visibly evident that the oddsmakers favor Fury against Francis. The ‘Gyspy King’ even claimed that he wouldn’t be making any gloves stipulation should the fight against the ‘Predator’ materialize. He is willing to box the Cameroonian in MMA gloves.

Francis is coming off a unanimous decision victory against Ciryl Gane, a fight which he was losing initially. Since then, he has undergone surgery on his knee, which will keep him out of action for 2022.

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