Fury vs Ngannou Riyadh Season fight set to take place this year

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It’s official. A Fury vs Ngannou Riyadh Season fight has just been confirmed. Turki Alalshikh just announced it via Twitter, so get ready for some serious action in the city.

The two mega giants, Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou (former UFC heavyweight champion) will be facing each other in the ring on Saturday October 28 after the opening of  Riyadh Season.

The winner walks away with the title of The Baddest Man On The Planet. The match will take place under the official rules of professional boxing with the three judges ringside adopting the 10-point must system.


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As confirmed by Guinness World Records, this is a matchup where there will be no quarter will be given.

Francis Ngannou says: “I’ve been waiting to meet Tyson in the ring for the past three years. My dream was always to box, and to box the best. After becoming the disputed MMA heavyweight champion, this is my opportunity to make that dream come true and cement my position as the baddest man on the planet.”

While ticket details are yet to be revealed, we’d say keep your eyes peeled on What’s On Saudi Arabia for all the latest updates.

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For more information please visit: @riyadhseason