Fury outweighed Ngannou by 2.5 kilograms before the fight

The fight in Riyadh will take place on October 28

WBC World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and former UFC champion Francis Ngannou passed the weighing procedure.

The “Gypsy King” turned out to be 2.5 kilograms heavier than his opponent. Fury showed 125.96 kilograms on the scales, Ngannou – 123.42 kg.

The 0-round fight between Fury and former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou will take place on October 28 in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. The WBC granted Tyson special permission to fight the former UFC champion.

The Riyadh championship belt will be at stake in the Fury-Ngannou fight. The British promoter Frank Warren presented a special trophy at a joint press conference.

It is expected that immediately after this fight the final date for the unification fight between Fury and WBO/WBA/IBF/IBO belt holder Alexander Usyk will be confirmed. According to the “Gypsy King”, the meeting in the ring with the Ukrainian specified in the contract is December 23, 2023.

Source: Sportarena

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