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Francis Ngannou earns big from the fury bout

by Lesley Ngwa
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  •  Francis Ngannou has made about 10 million dollars, about 6.2 billion frs, from his fight with WBC champion Tyson Fury on Saturday
  • His earnings from this fight are significantly larger than the $600,000 he received during his last world title defense.
  • The former UFC heavyweight champion stepped into the boxing ring for the first time, facing off against the world-renowned Tyson Fury in a highly publicized battle of the baddest fighters.

Francis Ngannou has pocketed over 6.2 billion cfa (that is 10 million dollars) from his fight with Fury in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Reports gotten from online media, mirror, confirm these figures, explaining Tyson Fury had stated the amount last September, with Francis Ngannou’s team, confirming the huge financial gain that comes with challenging the WBC champion.

Ngannou matched Fury strength for strength in a boxing ring for the first time in his career, but unfortunately fell short by virtue of a split decision from the judges.

The chairman of the Professional league of fighters Africa, however, made himself a rewarding sum, far better than his seven years earnings at the UFC.

Ngannou had reported earned $600,000, roughly three hundred seventy-two million, four hundred ninety-two thousand, for his biggest fight, the heavyweight title unification bout against CIRIL Gane at UFC 270. A pay disparity which had also contributed to him leaving the UFC.

This milestone win on and off the ring seems to be a more stepping stone to more successes for the man from Batie, whose popularity has skyrocketed after the fight.

With Fury being the premier heavyweight boxing attraction, the Gypsy king is set to have received over 50million dollars from this combat.

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