Anthony Joshua to face Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia


Anthony Joshua will face UFC legend Francis Ngannou in his next fight; this was confirmed by promotional teams Matchroom and Queensberry on Friday night.

Ngannou shocked the world when he made his professional boxing debut last October against Tyson Fury.

Although the former UFC fighter lost by points via a split decision.

Joshua’s show promoter, Hearn, also confirmed the fight via X.

He wrote, “Tonight we confirm it’s a done deal! @anthonyjoshua v @francis_ngannou collide on a huge night in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia—press conference Jan 15 in London with full details dropping soon!”

The fight is expected to take place on March 9, and a press conference will be held in London on January 15.