Reactions to Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou Fight: Tyson Fury defeated Francis Ngannou in a controversial split decision when the two met in Riyadh last Saturday. Contrary to the prediction, the fight went too close, and many believed Ngannou won the fight. When two of the three judges gave the fight to Fury, one favored Ngannou along with the rest of the world.
The fight saw the dramatic entry of Fury underlining his ‘Gipsy King’ name sitting on a throne. Ngannou, on the other hand, stole people’s hearts, being escorted by his fellow Nigerian UFC legends, Kumaru Usman and Israel Adesanya.
Reactions to Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou Fight
Many tagged the result as ‘robbery’ and claimed that boxing had lost its credibility. After the fight, in the arena, one of the fans asked Mike Tyson whether he thought the fight was robbed. His answer to that summed it all up. He said, “No, coz everyone knows the outcome,” suggesting that Ngannou is the people’s winner.
UFC legend Chael Sonnen, on his YouTube channel, reacted by saying that boxing has lost its credibility, rigging the fight in the boxer’s favor in crossover fights between MMA fighters and boxers.
As per the Reactions to Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou Fight, Social media erupted during the fight, and fans and fighters were flooded with reactions before, during, and after the fights.
A fan on X reacted with the following:
“We all knew the judges were going to give it to the boxer if it went the distance..