Why Does Francis Ngannou vs Anthony Joshua Mean So Much To Francis?

Francis Ngannou lived up to his hype in his debut boxing match against Tyson Fury, and now he has more to gain from his next fight against Anthony Joshua.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou shocked everyone with his phenomenal boxing debut after leaving the UFC. After ending his contract with the UFC, Francis Ngannou stepped into the ring against the current WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, who has been the reigning champion for more than three years now. Francis had his dream debut in the boxing ring, where he lost the fight by the slightest margin, losing the bout by a split decision. Despite that, fans appreciated Ngannou’s courage for giving such a performance in his debut, and since then, fans have been waiting to see him in the ring again. The big announcement came a few days ago when it was announced that “The Predator” would box against Anthony Joshua on March 8, 2023.

Why does this fight mean so much to Francis Ngannou?

Francis Ngannou’s next fight against Anthony Joshua will be a huge one in the former’s boxing career, as there is so much to gain for Francis from this fight, such as the money that he will be making out of this fight. It will be a big pay day for both fighters, particularly for Francis Ngannou, who, as per the reports, will make $20 million from this fight, whereas Anthony Joshua will make $50 million.

Francis Ngannou no doubt has the power to knock down anyone in his division with one punch, and he gave evidence of his ruthless power in his debut boxing match by dropping the champion in the third round of the fight. The fight against Joshua will earn him a fortune if he gives the performance expected by the fans, which will open his way towards much bigger fights in the future.

After his fight against Anthony Joshua, there will be higher chances that he will get another shot at the reigning heavyweight champion Tyson Fury later this year, and this time his purse will be bigger than ever.

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