🚨 Francis Ngannou’s next opponent has been announced

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Francis Ngannou will make his Professional Fighters League debut against the winner of Saturday’s bout between Ryan Bader and Renan Ferreira.

Bader, 40, and Ferreira, 34, are fighting in Saudi Arabia on Saturday in a PFL v Bellator Champions event with Ngannou set to face the winner this year.

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The former UFC heavyweight champion has not fought in MMA since defending his title against Ciryl Gane in January 2022.

Since then he made the move to professional boxing when he made his debut against Tyson Fury last October.

Widely expected to be easily defeated he outperformed expectations by only losing via a narrow split-decision from the judges.

Next up for Ngannou is Anthony Joshua who he takes on in Saudi Arabia on March 8th.

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