Francis Ngannou: Deontay Wilder Training for MMA Bout

Francis Ngannou and Deontay Wilder

There’s a possibility that Francis Ngannou and Deontay Wilder could eventually cross paths in MMA.

Francis Ngannou informed Ariel Helwani on MMA Hour that Deontay Wilder is committed to MMA and has been actively training in MMA for several months.

Deontay Wilder, former WBC World Heavyweight Champion, will be making his MMA debut if a fight between him and Francis Ngannou ever get made.

Wilder’s most recent bout occurred in October 15, 2022, where he emerged victorious against Robert Helenius via first round knockout.

However, prior to the Helenius fight, Wilder experienced a defeat at the hands of Tyson Fury. It’s noteworthy that Wilder has not participated in any fights in 2023. Francis Ngannou has officially confirmed that Deontay Wilder is actively training for MMA, and fans can expect to see him in the octagon in the near future.

Francis Ngannou recently had his debut match in a boxing promotion, but he was defeated by Tyson Fury. However, in MMA, Ngannou is currently on an impressive six-fight winning streak. His last fight in UFC took place at UFC 270 event, where he defeated Ciryl Gane.

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