WBC heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has vowed to ‘roast’ Francis Ngannou after he takes care of business against Anthony Joshua.
Fury called out Ngannou following the latter’s recent appearance on the Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson podcast, although he didn’t clarify whether he would fight ‘The Predator’ in boxing or MMA.
“@MikeTysonafter I smash @anthonyjoshua I’ll roast that guy also. @francis_ngannou easy work,” Fury posted on Twitter earlier today.
‘The Gypsy King’ has trained MMA with UFC middleweight Darren Till, hinting of a move to mixed martial arts after he completes his boxing career. Fury hasn’t fought since his TKO win against Deontay Wilder last year, which saw the 32-year-old capture the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles. He has reportedly signed a two-fight deal with Joshua, although no dates or venue have been announced.
As for Ngannou, the Cameroonian knockout artist recently defeated Stipe Miocic via KO in the UFC 260 main event to capture the heavyweight title. The newly-crowned champ is expected to defend his heavyweight title against Jon Jones later this year.