Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou fight date, ring-walk time, undercard, odds and tips

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Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou

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Anthony Joshua will take on Francis Ngannou in a highly-anticipated bout in Saudi Arabia later this year and here’s everything you need to know.

The end of 2023 was pivotal for both Joshua, with the British former world champion defeating Otto Wallin just before Christmas in another blockbuster card in the Middle East.

It was expected AJ would face American Deontay Wilder next, but the Bronze Bomber’s shock defeat to Joseph Parker on the same card officially ruled that out.

As for Ngannou, the former UFC heavyweight champion caught the attention of many following his incredible debut performance in the ring against Tyson Fury back in October.

He dropped Fury in the third round of that bout but controversially lost on a split decision.

Does he have a chance against Joshua? The latest Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou odds are on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise, you’ll find everything you need to know about the big fight below.

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Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou fight date

Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou is scheduled to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, March 8.

Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou ring-walk time

An exact ring-walk time will be confirmed nearer the date, but we can expect them to begin around 11pm.

Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou undercard

Another huge fight taking place on the same card is Zhilei Zhang v Joseph Parker for the interim WBO World Heavyweight Championship. The other bouts due to take place are:

  • Rey Vargas vs Nick Ball for world featherweight championship
  • Mark Chamberlin vs Gavin Gwynne
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs TBC
  • Jack McGann vs TBC
  • Justis Huni vs TBC
  • Roman Fury vs TBC

Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou odds

Anthony Joshua is the favourite with Paddy Power to beat Francis Ngannou. You can run the rule over the latest Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou odds via our snazzy widgets below.

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

Anthony Joshua v Francis Ngannou betting tips

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