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Joshua vs. Ngannou Weigh-In: Heavyweight Showdown Set as Ngannou Tips the Scales 20lbs Heavier"

In a highly anticipated clash set to rock the boxing world, former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou weighed in an imposing 20 pounds heavier than his opponent, former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. The stage is set for an explosive battle in Saudi Arabia that promises to be a thrilling spectacle for fight fans worldwide.

The British boxing star, Joshua, tipped the scales at 252.4lbs, while Ngannou, already making waves in the boxing scene, came in at a formidable 272.6lbs. The contrasting weights add an extra layer of intrigue to the matchup, with both fighters looking to secure a victory that could propel them closer to another shot at the heavyweight throne.

Ngannou previously showcased his boxing prowess in a professional debut against Tyson Fury, delivering a memorable performance by taking the lineal heavyweight champion to the limit. Despite the loss, Ngannou’s boxing skills impressed many, and now he faces another formidable opponent in Anthony Joshua.

  • WBO Interim Heavyweight World Championship:
    • Zhilei Zhang: 291.6lbs
    • Joseph Parker: 247.6lbs
  • WBC Featherweight World Championship:
    • Rey Vargas: 125lbs
    • Nick Ball: 126lbs
  • Vacant WBA Super-Welterweight World Championship:
    • Israil Madrimov: 153.6lbs
    • Magomed Kurbanov: 153.6lbs
  • Vacant WBA International Lightweight Contest:
    • Mark Chamberlain: 134.6lbs
    • Gavin Gwynne: 134.6lbs

The undercard features additional exciting bouts, including an eliminator for the WBC Silver Super-Welterweight Championship and a clash for the WBO Global & WBC Special Event Heavyweight Contest.

As the boxing world eagerly awaits the showdown between Joshua and Ngannou, the contrasting weights and backgrounds of these two heavyweight titans promise an unforgettable night of action in Saudi Arabia.

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