Joshua vs Ngannou UK Time, Fight Card, PPV Price, TV Channel, Ring Walks

Joshua vs Ngannou UK Time, Fight Card, PPV Price, TV Channel, Ring Walks

  • Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou Clash in Huge March 8 Fight
  • The Crossover Heavyweight bout takes place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Key Details For Joshua vs Ngannou Ahead Of Mega Crossover Event

British Heavyweight star Anthony Joshua takes on the former UFC champion Francis Ngannou on Friday, March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia live on pay-per-view.

34-year-old Joshua (27-3, 24 KOs) stopped Otto Wallin in five rounds at the end of a very active 2023 which also involved a decision win over Jermaine Franklin and a 7th-round KO of Robert Helenius.

37-year-old Ngannou (0-1) pushed Tyson Fury to the max in October, losing a close and controversial split decision in his boxing debut.

The winner of Joshua vs Ngannou is likely to meet the winner of the May 18 Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk fight at some point in Saudi Arabia.

Joshua vs Ngannou Fight Card

Chinese southpaw Zhilei Zhang (26-1-1, 21 KOs) and New Zealand’s former champion Joseph Parker (34-3, 23 KOs) clash in an explosive Heavyweight co-feature.

Zhang recorded back-to-back stoppage wins over Joe Joyce in 2023 whilst Parker pulled off a huge upset over Deontay Wilder in his fourth outing of last year.

Zhang vs Parker is one of the best fights that can be made in boxing’s glamour division and fight fans will be thrilled to see it take place on the Joshua vs Ngannou undercard.

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Mexico’s Rey Vargas (36-1, 22 KOs) defends his WBC Featherweight title against Liverpool’s mandatory challenger Nick Ball (19-0, 11 KOs).

In November last year, Ball beat domestic rival Isaac Dogboe in a WBC final eliminator as part of the Queensberry Magnificent 7 card.

In another world title attraction, undefeated Matchroom Uzbek star Israil Madrimov (9-0, 6 KOs) battles Magomed Kurbanov (25-0, 13 KOs) for the WBA super welterweight title.

Kurbanov has come on the right side of numerous close decisions including his May 2021 win over Liam Smith and his heavily controversial victory over Michel Soro.

Madrimov has been waiting for his world title chance ever since he stopped Soro when they met in Uzbekistan in December 2021.

European lightweight champion Gavin Gwynne (17-2-1, 5 KOs) meets the undefeated prospect Mark Chamberlain (14-0, 10 KOs).

Australia’s Heavyweight prospect Justis Huni (8-0, 4 KOs) will have his second fight under Matchroom after his decision win over Andrew Tabiti in Mexico.

Huni takes on the former IBO champion, South Africa’s Kevin Lerena (30-2, 14 KOs) in an intriguing ten-round Heavyweight bout.

Jack McGann (9-0-1, 6 KOs), Roman Fury (3-O, 1 KO) and Ziyad Almaayouf (4-0, 1 KO) will all see action.

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Joshua vs Ngannou UK Time, PPV Price, Ring Walks

Joshua vs Ngannou TV Channel: DAZN has been named as the host broadcaster for this mega fight and will own the global rights and handle production. You can watch the card live on DAZN PPV worldwide.

Fans will also be able to purchase the event on secondary broadcasters including in the United States, Sky Sports in the UK and others.

Joshua vs Ngannou PPV Price: £18.99 (DAZN PPV UK) and $38.99 (DAZN PPV US)

Joshua vs Ngannou UK Time: Timings for this event are yet to be confirmed but undercard action is expected to begin from around 4 pm BST (11 am ET).

Joshua vs Ngannou Ring Walks: Ring Walk times are yet to be confirmed but should be from around 11 pm BST (6 pm ET)

Joshua vs Ngannou Odds, Tickets, Purses

Joshua vs Ngannou Odds: AJ 1/5, Ngannou 10/3

Joshua vs Ngannou Tickets:

Joshua vs Ngannou Purses: Anthony Joshua is reportedly earning $50 million while Francis Ngannou is supposedly getting $20 million

By Darshan Desai

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