WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury is justifiably a heavy favouring heading into his October boxing match with Francis Ngannou– however just if he handles to keep his chin safe from the previous UFC heavyweight champ’s much-hyped punching power, according to Kamaru Usman.
The 2 champs are because of toss down in Saudi Arabia on October 28 in what is the current cross-code destination in between the world’s 2 most popular fight sports. Traditional knowledge recommends that Fury, unbeaten in 34 expert bouts, will reduce previous boxing neophyte Ngannou who is making his launching in the sport versus a fighter typically thought about as the very best heavyweight on the planet.
And while it is most likely that Fury is eager to buzz Ngannou’s punching power in the hope of offering a couple of more tickets, the ‘Gypsy King’ has actually consistently stated that the Cameroonian’s large power would position a difficulty to anybody– and this is a viewpoint shared by previous UFC welterweight champ Usman.
” Obviously, Francis is not a full-time fighter, so it’s not going to be various,” Usman informed TMZ
” The mechanics are going to be a bit various however the something Francis has, God has actually blessed him with power. If he touches your head throughout this radius … it does not matter. If [Francis] touches you, you may not get up, so I offer him that opportunity for sure.”
He included: “When you’re discussing a dragged out 12- round boxing match on paper, I do not believe Francis is as competent or skilled to win that battle, however Francis has a terrific equaliser, which is God-given power. If he touches you, you will go to sleep.
” If you have not observed it by now, Francis is blessed with all the trials and adversities that he’s gone through in his life, he is blessed to still be here standing today, and to have a battle like this, of this magnitude, the greatest battle worldwide. If they can promote this thing the proper way, it’s a fantastic battle.”