Francis Ngannou offered bare-knuckle boxing fight by UFC middleweight
8 months ago
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Francis Ngannou has left the UFC and is currently negotiating with a number of opponents including potential boxing fights, but he has now been called out by MMA star Paulo Costa || Super Admin
Francis Ngannou has actually been supplied a bare-knuckle boxing fight by UFC middleweight Paulo Costa.
The Cameroon star has not dealt with given that defending his UFC heavyweight crown versus Cyril Gane in January in 2014, after consenting to leave the promotion adhering to failing to concur a new contract. Now he is currently a free agent after leaving his title, as well as is considering a variety of future choices consisting of ventures in the boxing ring.
Ngannou has actually remained in talks with a variety of promotions and obtained a high volume of offers consisting of from bare-knuckle boxing promotion BKFC that are eager to protect his trademark. And UFC middleweight Paulo Costa, that has reportedly linked himself to a new deal with the UFC, has actually made a play to come to be Ngannou's initial opponent if he joins BKFC.
Hey Francis I heard you’re looking for a boxer opponent. If u prefer I can put my gloves off too. It’s up to you big brother 🙌
" Hey Francis (Ngannou) I heard you're looking for a fighter opponent," the Brazilian tweeted in unusual circumstances taking aim at Ngannou. "If you like I can place my handwear covers off as well. It depends on you big brother."
Costa has a substantial dimension discrepency versus Ngannou and a fight would certainly be highly not likely to occur. Ngannou campaigned 2 weights over the challenger in the UFC, but Costa has actually made it free from his own intents to possibly step into the made even circle himself in spite of ideas he has agreed a brand-new contract.
Ngannou has been linked with a big variety of leading names in both mixed martial arts and boxing given that his UFC departure consisting of Tyson Fierceness and also Deontay Wilder. The Predator's long held an ambition of meeting the 'Gypsy King' in the ring but talks have gone quiet given that their public contracts on social networks.
It is understood that Wilder is now leading the chase to be paired up against Ngannou first with extensive talks being held over a financially rewarding two-fight bargain. Nonetheless BKFC chairman David Feldman has made it clear that he intends to make a play for Ngannou himself and also is set to make an offer of his own.
" We're going after the greatest name, yet we'll see what takes place there. Greatest name in cost-free agency," Feldman stated on the MMA Hr. "I'm not sure if he runs out that window yet, however we're certainly making a play for him. At that phase, you're discussing the money, right? If we can back that type of cash up, we remain in the game. I do not assume we run out the game for anything today.
" To be honest with you, we have a great partner that we simply partnered keeping that suches as to believe outside the box, suches as to disrupt points as we do. And I believe that there's a fantastic possibility for us to get the biggest as well as best names out there."
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