Frank Warren Hints At A Possible Rematch Between Fury And Ngannou

A rematch between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou looks increasingly likely to happen.

That is according to Queensbury Promotions’ Frank WarrenTheir only meeting on October 28th, 2023, threw up an entertaining clash as Ngannou performed well above the expectations on his boxing debut. The ex-UFC heavyweight champion sent Fury to the canvas in round three with a sweeping left hook. Thereafter, Ngannou continued to walk to Fury despite taking some heavy shots. While he would suffer a split-decision loss, Carl Froch and Carl Frampton were some from the boxing community to have labelled Ngannou as the winner. That performance had linked Ngannou with fights against Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. However, the MMA fighter was clear about wanting to face Fury again by calling on Oleksandr Usyk to step aside so they could have a rematch. That will not happen since Fury and Usyk will fight for undisputed on February 17th, 2024. And yet, Warren was confident that a fight would happen after Usyk.

“I think there’s a good chance of that happening. I do. I don’t know [if it’ll be next for Fury]. It’s like jumping too far forward. Let’s get the big one [with Oleksandr Usyk on Feb. 17] out of the way first, and then we’ll see where we go. But I do think [it’ll happen]. Tyson told me that he wants the rematch, and I know Ngannou wants it, because after the fight we were out there, we met at His Excellency [Turki Alalshikh]’s house and we had quite a lengthy conversation. He’s a nice guy, by the way. He’s a really nice guy, good team around him, and I’m quite sure we’ll do it again,” Warren

The rematch will prove whether Fury’s below-par performance was a one-off due to his potential lack of preparation or if Ngannou will back up his performance with another good showing. Either way, the narrative has been set for a rematch, with the anticipation building on social media.

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