Eddie Hearn has declared that he’s open to the thought of a crossover battle between UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and his males Anthony Joshua or Dillian Whyte.
Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic to say the crown final month and rapidly reiterated his want to field.
When requested about probably going through AJ or Tyson Fury, Ngannou mentioned to ESPN: “That is sooner or later, it’s someplace, positively. I’m going to field, I’ve to field in my profession.
“My foremost dream has all the time been the noble artwork and regardless that I deviated into MMA, which I really like, I nonetheless must fulfil one thing in boxing.”
Concerning whether or not AJ would entertain the thought, Hearn has now informed the Ak and Barak Present on SiriusXM and DAZN: “Yeah, look, AJ’s all about trying on the challenges.
“Clearly he’s focussed proper now on making an attempt to develop into undisputed [against Tyson Fury], however in some unspecified time in the future in your profession you wanna do completely different stuff.”
He then went on so as to add: “Dillian Whyte was a kickboxer, Dillian Whyte can grapple.
“I wish to see the double matchup with Ngannou and Dillian Whyte. One within the cage and one out of the cage…
“Think about how massive a double match-up could be?
“Ngannou vs Dillian Whyte, one within the UFC, one within the boxing ring. Huge.”
Nonetheless, it seems Whyte has his eyes firmly mounted on a distinct goal having known as out Deontay Wilder.
He has now informed Sky: “I’ll battle Wilder in Alabama if that’s what’s going to make him really feel safe and protected sufficient to take the battle.
“If he desires, he can have the house judges, his hometown, no matter.
“I don’t care. I’d even battle him in his own residence, the kitchen, the storage, the backyard, wherever.
“I simply need to pay money for him and harm him.”