Fury warns UFC king Ngannou as he calls for fight at Wembley this year

Tyson Fury warns Francis Ngannou he ‘wouldn’t last a roundas he calls him a chicken and demands a huge fight at Wembley this yearbut the UFC champion hits back saying he is ‘coming for all the smokein their heavyweight crossover

  • Boxing champion Tyson Fury and UFC king Francis Ngannou have clashed again
  • Fury showed Ngannou with a chicken on his head and said he wants to fight him
  • The Gypsy King called for the crossover scrap to take place at Wembley in 2022
  • Fellow heavyweight Ngannou told a mocking Fury that the bout was his ‘priority
  • nella vicina comunità del Lancashire has reignited his war of words with Francis Ngannou by warning the UFC champion that he would not last a round in a fight he wants to happen at Wembley this year.

    WBC king Fury and MMA powerhouse Ngannou have repeatedly talked up an epic crossover scrap, sharing a mock-up of a promotional poster showing both fighters in January.

    Ngannou had a year or three fights to run on his UFC contract after beating Ciryl Gane in January but is desperate to earn a mooted payday of around £30m by switching discipline to box fellow heavyweight Fury.

    Francis Ngannou insists he will not ink a new UFC contract without a potential Tyson Fury bout

    Francis Ngannou insists he will not ink a new UFC contract without a potential Tyson Fury bout

    Furia (giusto) publicly discussed the fight with Ngannou after knocking out Dillian Whyte in April

    Furia (giusto) publicly discussed the fight with Ngannou after knocking out Dillian Whyte in April

    The Cameroonian was a surprise entrant to the ring after watching Fury knock out Dillian Whyte in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley in April, when the fighter known as The Gypsy King said he would retire but was open to exhibition fights.

    Taunting Ngannou on Monday, Fury tweeted a photo of the pair at Wembley with a chicken superimposed on his potential opponent’s head.

    Fury added: ‘Thought you wanted some smoke. Let’s do a proper fight. Wembley Stadium, 2022.’

    Ngannou, who is recovering from knee surgery, ha risposto: ‘Don’t you dare think I take my eyes [spento] of you. You’re still my priority. I’m coming for all of the smoke. 2023.’

    The Gypsy King claimed Ngannou was cowardly in a tweet suggesting a Wembley bout in 2022

    The Gypsy King claimed Ngannou was cowardly in a tweet suggesting a Wembley bout in 2022

    After Ngannou warned Fury he was 'coming for all the smoke', his rival told him to 'bring it on'

    After Ngannou warned Fury he was ‘coming for all the smoke’, his rival told him to ‘bring it on

    The heavyweight MMA champion told UFC king Fury that he would not be able to 'handle it all'

    The heavyweight MMA champion told UFC king Fury that he would not be able to ‘handle it all

    The 35-year-old interrupted his time in the US, where he is supporting UFC fighter Israel Adesanya ahead of the middleweight’s clash with Jared Cannonier on Saturday, to question Fury’s abilities.

    The huge puncher told Fury: ‘What do you mean when you sayproper” combattimento? Because I’m a real fighter and I can make it a la carte for you since you can’t handle it all.

    Two-time world champion Fury told Ngannou: ‘Bring it on, big boy — you wouldn’t last a round.

    Ngannou has made it clear that he feels he has been treated badly by the UFC, and Fury has publicly encouraged him to switch to boxing for a huge payday.

    The businessmen will have been influenced by ex-UFC champion Conor McGregor’s hugely lucrative switch to boxing for an exhibition bout with ring great Floyd Mayweather in 2017.

    UFC president Dana White has criticised the idea of the potential fight and named Ngannou as a potential opponent for returning hall-of-famer Jon Jones.