Tyson Fury Challenges Francis Ngannou To A Boxing Match With UFC Gloves | Social Media Roundup

Heavyweight boxing king Tyson Fury has challenged the UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou to a boxing match but with UFC gloves — this and much more on Thursday's social media roundup.

Tyson Fury challenges Francis Ngannou

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Both boxing and MMA are crazy places at the moment with stars of each sport seemingly wanting to compete in crossover bouts.

The latest to add to the list of fighters from different sports who want to fight each other are Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou who are both at the top of the heavyweight division in their respective sports.

Ngannou, who is the current UFC heavyweight champion has spoken about his desire to compete in boxing against the likes of Fury and Deontay Wilder for a while now and Fury's new challenge to Ngannou could open the door to that happening.

Check out the tweet below where Fury started the talk online about the potential bout.

Ngannou quickly responded to Fury's post with a suggestion about a possible rule change to the potential fight.

Fury and Ngannou then exchanged more aggressive words. See their tweets directed at each other below.

Is a crossover fight between Fury and Ngannou something which you would be interested in seeing?

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