Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou presently reign as heavyweight champions of their respective sports activities.
AJ is the WBA, IBF and WBO unified boxing world champion whereas Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic to grow to be UFC heavyweight champion final Saturday.
Within the aftermath of this victory, discuss of a crossover bout involving Ngannou has re-emerged.
The MMA fighter’s type consists largely of fan-friendly stand-up motion and he has a spotlight reel consisting of a number of eye-catching KOs.
Due to this fact, some see it as believable that Ngannou might make the transition to boxing, his old flame.
When requested about probably going through AJ or Tyson Fury at some point, the brand new UFC champion stated: “That is sooner or later, it’s someplace, positively.
“I’m going to field. I’ve to field in my profession.
“My most important dream has at all times been the noble artwork and despite the fact that I deviated into MMA, which I like, I nonetheless need to fulfil one thing in boxing.”
Final 12 months it was introduced that each AJ and Fury would function within the newest version of the EA SPORTS UFC online game – UFC 4.
And now a fan has simulated a combat between Joshua and Ngannou within the octagon.
The fantasy bout begins out with each males having some success within the opening spherical.
Nevertheless, issues shortly grow to be extra one-sided within the second as Ngannou’s residence benefit contained in the octagon tells.
AJ is knocked out in spherical two and the UFC champion retains his title.