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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers

Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers

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Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers


Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou: A Breakdown of the Fight by Numbers

On Friday, March 8, Francis Ngannou (0-1 in boxing, 17-3 in MMA) and Anthony Joshua (27-3, 24 KOs) will clash in the main event of “Knockout Chaos.” As we get closer to fight night, Dan Rafael has spoken to Ngannou about his narrow defeat to Tyson Fury and the upcoming bout against AJ. The British fighter – was last seen at “Day of Reckoning” when he dominated Otto Wallin.

This is a fascinating fight, where a win for both would catapult them towards a possible unification contest against the winner of Fury vs. Usyk. In preparation for this bout – we are bringing you a numerical breakdown of Friday night’s fight. 

Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua Fight by Numbers

Build Up to Francis Ngannou vs. Anthony Joshua Fight by Numbers

10,000: The approximate population of Batié, the village where Ngannou was born and raised.

1742: (On March 8) days since Joshua suffered his first professional defeat against Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

12 of 20: The number of first-round knockouts by Francis Ngannou in the UFC, with his last opening-round win coming against Jairzinho Rozenstruik on May 9, 2020.

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328,924,800: (On March 8) seconds since AJ made his professional debut, defeating Emanuele Leo by first-round TKO at The O2 Arena, London, England.

$69.99 + Applicable Taxes & Service Fee: The price on for “Knockout Chaos.”

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90,024: (On March 8) hours since “The Predator” made his MMA debut and defeated Rachid Benzina by armbar submission in the first round of their heavyweight bout.

Listen below to the full interview between Francis Ngannou and Dan Rafael, and more on the latest “Big Fight Weekend Boxing Podcast.”

Full Fight Card

  • Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou; Heavyweight
  • Zhilei Zhang vs Joseph Parker; for Zhang’s WBO interim heavyweight title
  • Rey Vargas vs Nick Ball; for Vargas’ WBC featherweight title
  • Israil Madrimov vs. Magomed Kurbanov; For the vacant WBA super welterweight title (Fight in doubt due to medical issue)
  • Gavin Gwynne vs. Mark Chamberlain; Lightweight
  • Justis Huni vs. Kevin Lerena; Heavyweight
  • Jack McGann vs Louis Green; Super welterweight
  • Roman Fury vs. Martin Svarc; Cruiserweight
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs Christian Loopes Flores; Super lightweight
  • Andrii Novytskyi vs. Juan Torres; Heavyweight

Stay with Big Fight Weekend for coverage of the stacked Knockout Chaos card, including results and video highlights.

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