Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou are scheduled to fight in Saudi Arabia on October 28, 2023
The fight will be an exhibition boxing match, and it will be held at the Mohammed Abdu Arena in Riyadh.
Fury is the current WBC heavyweight champion, and Ngannou is the former UFC heavyweight champion. The fight has been billed as a “collision of worlds,” as it will pit two of the most powerful heavyweights in boxing and MMA against each other.
The fight is expected to be a major payday for both fighters. Fury is reportedly being paid $100 million for the fight, and Ngannou is reportedly being paid $50 million. The fight is also expected to be a major draw for fans, as it will be the first time that two of the world’s most powerful heavyweights have faced each other in a boxing ring.
The fight is being promoted by the Saudi Arabian government, which has been investing heavily in sports events in recent years. The government hopes that the fight will help to boost tourism and attract investment to Saudi Arabia.
The fight will be conducted as per boxing rules, with three ringside judges using the 10-point must system.