UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall has weighed in on Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou.
In October, ‘The Gypsy King’ and ‘The Predator’ will face off in Saudi Arabia. The 2 will headline an ESPN pay-per-view providing, as the 2 heavyweight champions go head-to-head. This would be the first time in fight sports activities historical past that the UFC lineal heavyweight titleholder will face boxing’s lineal heavyweight champion.
Nonetheless, Tyson Fury may get assist from Tom Aspinall forward of his combat with Francis Ngannou. The British fighter is about to return in opposition to Marcin Tybura at UFC London this Saturday, his first combat in over a yr. At media day earlier this week, Tom Aspinall previewed the boxing match.
There, the UFC heavyweight revealed that Tyson Fury had requested for his assist with the combat in opposition to Francis Ngannou. Previous to his MMA success, Tom Aspinall was a star sparring associate for “The Gypsy King.” With the 2 nonetheless associates at this time, it seems to be like he’ll assist the boxer put together for October.
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“I feel Ngannou has an opportunity to hit, however it’s a really, very, very, very, very, very, very small likelihood to hit,” Tom Aspinall informed UFC London media day discussing Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou. “As somebody who’s fought Tyson so much and seen Tyson prepare so much up shut, and see him combat up shut, I feel somebody with the inexperience of somebody like Francis Ngannou, it will be robust.”
He continued, “Clearly he hits like an absolute truck. When you put Francis Ngannou in there with somebody and inform him he has the precise to hit him, he has an opportunity in opposition to anybody. However, Tyson Fury is a grasp at what he does, and it will be a tricky night time for Ngannou. I spoke to (Fury), he known as the opposite day and he requested me if I may assist him with coaching and stuff. We’ll see the way it goes, mate. I personally have a busy schedule. So we shall be in contact once more after my combat.
What do you consider Tom Aspinall’s feedback? Are you excited for Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou?