Dana White says Dillian Whyte vs. Francis Ngannou epress conference NOT happening

By Scott Gilfoid: UFC promoter Dana White revealed on Friday that the Dillian Whyte vs. Francis Ngannou epress conference won’t be happening on Saturday. White isn’t interested, and Matchroom Boxing has confirmed that Team Ngannou has made a request for it not to take place. This is what I was afraid of. It looks like […]
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Dillian Whyte And Francis Ngannou Square Off in Special YouTube Press Conference Tomorrow

By: Hans Themistode

It’s been nearly three months since live boxing has made its way to our television screens, but with things beginning to pick back up, promoter Eddie Hearn is looking to host star studded events. Even if that means holding crossover matchups with the UFC. 

Over the past few weeks, Dillian Whyte has spent plenty of time on social media. The interim WBC Heavyweight champion hasn’t been uploading memes or watching current events. Instead, he’s been using his free time to call out UFC star Francis Ngannou. And unlike the last crossover event which took place in August of 2017, in…

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Dillian Whyte wants Francis Ngannou fight

By Jim Maltzman: Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte is talking up a fight against UFC fighter Francis Ngannou in what would be a boxing match if it happened. Whyte (27-1, 18 KOs) already has a fight that he needs to take care of against Alexander Povetkin potentially in September, and he’s far too talented to be […]
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Dana White Closes The Door On Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou

UFC president Dana White has put a halt to all the talk of Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou. Jones has been teasing a move up to the heavyweight division for a while now. Things began to heat up when “Bones” and Ngannou began exchanging words on social media. Jones has made it clear that he […]
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Francis Ngannou Thinks Cormier Fight Would Be Tougher Than Miocic Rematch

Francis Ngannou feels a showdown with Daniel Cormier would provide a more stern challenge than a rematch with Stipe Miocic. Back in Jan. 2018, Ngannou challenged Miocic for the UFC heavyweight gold. Miocic used his wrestling and ground-and-pound to keep Ngannou contained for five rounds. Miocic successfully defended his heavyweight gold via unanimous decision. Ngannou […]
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Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fizzles as UFC apparently balks at price tag

Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou’s attempts to press the UFC into a blockbuster bout appear to have fizzled after the UFC apparently balked at the price tag. Though there are a still a few fights for him at light heavyweight, the longtime 205-pound champion has been teasing a move to heavyweight for the past couple of years. Jones seemed to get a little more serious about it recently, as he and No. 2 ranked heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou began trading barbs on social media. It appears that they even went so far as to talk to the UFC about making the…

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Jon Jones Says UFC Won’t Meet Asking Price For Francis Ngannou Bout

It looks like any hope for Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou has been dashed. Jones and Ngannou have been going back-and-forth on social media regarding a potential fight. “Bones” may be the UFC light heavyweight champion but he gained confidence in a potential move up in weight class after seeing Ovince Saint Preux take on […]
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Francis Ngannou Fires Back At Jon Jones

The continuation of exchanging words between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou is one that has fight fans have been talking about.  Earlier today (May 20, 2020) Jones took his latest shot at the heavyweight stud by saying that he would expose him in a fight. This potential bout is something that both fighters have expressed […]
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Daniel Cormier Calls Jon Jones’ Callout Of Francis Ngannou ‘Gangster’

Daniel Cormier may not be chummy with Jon Jones but he’s giving credit where it’s due. Jones is the UFC light heavyweight champion but it appears he’s eyeing a different challenge. “Bones” expressed confidence in moving up to the heavyweight division after seeing the efforts of Ovince Saint Preux against Ben Rothwell. Francis Ngannou asked […]
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UFC Boss Dana White Unsure If Jon Jones & Francis Ngannou Really Want To Fight

UFC president Dana White doesn’t appear to be sold on Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou at this time. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth on social media as of late. While saying that there’s bad blood between the two is a stretch, the competitive nature is alive and well. Jones has expressed his belief that […]
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UFC 249 Bonuses: Justin Gaethje Doubles Up Again

Justin Gaethje has made a habit of cashing extra checks at his UFC fights. “The Highlight,” through his first six fights in the promotion, had won seven post-fight bonuses. Following UFC 249, and his seventh appearance, he now holds nine Performance and Fight of the Night awards. That’s an impressive haul. But then, impressive is […]
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