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Anthony Joshua hails Francis Ngannou ahead of landmark clash

Anthony Joshua has praised his opponent for the landmark clash on March 8, 2024, stating that Francis Ngannou had a ‘good outing’ against Fury.

As anticipation builds for a monumental showdown between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou scheduled for Friday, March 8, in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Joshua conveyed his readiness to step into the ring at any time, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to the sport.

“I just feel to myself I will always be here and ready to fight any time,” the 34-year-old Anthony Joshua said, showcasing his readiness to face Ngannou head-on.

Ngannou’s notable outing against Tyson Fury, particularly his ability to drop Fury in the third round of their very ‘controversial’ showdown in October 2023, has not escaped Joshua’s attention.

Anthony Joshua shares his training updates.
Anthony Joshua shares his training updates ahead of the boxing bout against Francis Ngannou on March, 8, 2024.

Despite Francis Ngannou’s loss via a split decision, Joshua sees value in the fight as a benchmark for his capabilities. “He [Ngannou] had a good outing as well against Tyson Fury, who is the current WBC champion, so I think it will be good for me to see where I’m at,” Joshua remarked, acknowledging the prowess of his upcoming opponent and the significance of their impending bout.

As the boxing world eagerly awaits the boxing clash between these two formidable heavyweights, fans and pundits alike anticipate an electrifying showdown that will undoubtedly leave a mark in the sport’s history.

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