‘The bag fumbling continues’: Social media reacts to Francis Ngannou’s boxing booking vs. Anthony Joshua

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou continues to make big moves in the world of boxing.

Ngannou will take on Anthony Joshua in a 10-round bout on March 9 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and it’s another major success in the post-UFC story of Ngannou.

Many questioned Ngannou’s path forward after his well-documented split from UFC after a contract dispute, but who can question him now? Ngannou has now secured fights with two of top heavyweights of this era, and arguably of all-time.

The combat sports world heaped praise on Ngannou for locking in another big fight, and you can see some of the reactions to the news below …

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Ariel Helwani

Mike Bohn

MMA Junkie

Francis Ngannou

Eddie Hearn

Matt Brown

Billy Quarantillo

Brendan Schaub

Randy Costa

Mike Jackson

Megan Anderson

Ben Fowlkes

Simon Samano


Jamahal Hill

Terrance McKinney

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie