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‘Stay five metres away from me’, Ngannou warns Fury, after Briton’s press conference interruption

Stay five metres away from me’, Ngannou warns Fury, after Briton’s press conference interruption

Tyson Fury interrupted the pre-fight press conference ahead of Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou.

On Friday night, Joshua and Ngannou are set to enter the ring inside the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ahead of the bout, things got heated during the press conference after Fury interrupted the proceedings.

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The Brit, who was sitting in front of the stage, got into an argument with Ngannou.

Ngannou said: “Your only chance is in the boxing ring with the boxing rules. Away from that, you better stay five metres away from me. Because if I lose it, you are going to have a really bad time my friend.

“Respect the fact that boxing is protecting us and the boxing rules are protecting us because without that, you are nothing in front of me. I beat you every day.”

Fury was seen shouting back towards the Cameroonian too. He said: “No problem, anytime.”

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Speaking about his fight with Joshua, Ngannou said: “I am really intending to gain a lot of major victories like this. One more over Tyson because I have the first one over him and I’m intending to have the second one. And he’s been b******* about it, which is true.”

Joshua also said that the former UFC champion cannot be taken lightly, he said: “On paper, but there’s a reality in it? Look at how I came up in the game, I came out of nowhere and three years got myself to the Olympics and became Olympic champion.

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“In three years as a professional, became world champion. Stranger things have happened in life, but I’m a different beast and I’m ready.”

 

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