Ngannou Reveals The Payout Percent He Expects For Potential Fury Bout

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If a imaginable boxing bout betwixt UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and boxing heavyweight king Tyson Fury goes down, Ngannou wants a 50-50 divided of the revenue.

“The Predator” joined Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour this week to sermon the imaginable contest. During the interview, Ngannou was asked however overmuch of a divided he’s looking to get against Fury. The African champion said helium wants a 50-50 divided for a imaginable combat against “The Gypsy King.”

For context, Fury’s past hostile wrong the ring, Dillian Whyte, received a $7 cardinal payout for his knockout nonaccomplishment this past weekend. That divided was not 50-50, and Whyte is simply a championship-caliber heavyweight boxer. Should a imaginable combat betwixt Fury and Ngannou travel together, it volition beryllium absorbing to spot what presumption the promotions hold to.

A bout betwixt Ngannou and Fury has been teased by some sides for astir a year now. Ngannou has established himself arsenic 1 of the astir feared powerfulness punchers successful UFC heavyweight history. He presently finds himself connected a six-fight triumph streak and comes disconnected of a palmy archetypal UFC heavyweight rubric defence implicit Ciryl Gane.

Tyson Fury knocks retired  Dillian Whyte to clasp   WBC heavyweight titleAction Images via Reuters

Across the pond, Fury conscionable wrapped up what was apt the past combat of his nonrecreational boxing career. Fury finished Whyte successful the sixth circular of their clash astatine Wembley Stadium successful the UK, improving his undefeated grounds to 32-0-1. After the fight, Fury hinted his nonrecreational boxing days could beryllium done, but he’s much than blessed to enactment successful big-name accumulation bouts.

The Englishman specifically named Ngannou arsenic a desired hostile for specified a contest. UFC President Dana White has been reluctant to publication his champions successful cross-promotion boxing bouts since Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor successful their ain mega-fight wrong the boxing ringing backmost successful 2017.

But that hasn’t stopped the likes of Ngannou and UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman from campaigning to get successful connected the fun.

Do you deliberation the combat betwixt Fury and Ngannou volition yet travel together? And does Ngannou merit a 50-50 divided of the revenue? Sound disconnected successful the comments!