Joe Rogan gives his honest opinion on Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou

Joe Rogan says he would like to see a crossover fight between Francois Ngannou and Tyson Fury because he wants him to receive a “Conor McGregor style” payday.

the boxing and cfu The heavyweight champions have been arguing on social media over who can claim to be ‘the baddest man on the planet’.

Ngannou, 35, has been locked in a contractual stalemate with the UFC for some time.

Following his win over Ciryl Gane, the Cameroonian accused the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization of unfair treatment, claiming ‘I don’t feel like a free man‘.

And Rogan hopes Ngannou gets the chance to fight Fury so he can earn a ‘big buck’.

Rogan said on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”: “I want to see him box. I mean I don’t want to see him box because I don’t like seeing him fight in MMA. I love seeing him fight in MMA.

“I want to see him box because I want to see him make big money – like, Conor McGregor style, big money from Floyd Mayweather.



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January 22, 2022; Anaheim, California, USA; Francis Ngannou (red gloves) before his fight against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

“Because when Conor fought Floyd Mayweather, he made $100 million. I think that’s good. I’d love to see that.

“If he fought Tyson Fury, how much money could they make? It would be crazy.

Rogan sat cageside as Ngannou defeated Gane to retain the UFC heavyweight title in California.

The American comedian has been with the UFC since its humble beginnings in the late 1990s.



January 22, 2022;  Anaheim, California, USA;  Francis Ngannou leaves the octagon following the win over Ciryl Gane during UFC 270 at Honda Center.  Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


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January 22, 2022; Anaheim, California, USA; Francis Ngannou leaves the octagon following the win over Ciryl Gane during UFC 270 at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

On the salaries of the fighters, he added: “I don’t know. It’s off pay-per-view. That’s out of what they could sell.

“Obviously it would have to be very marketable. Tyson Fury is very marketable. Francis Ngannou is very marketable, especially him as a UFC heavyweight champion who fights in boxing.

“And it would be weird to see Tyson Fury as a legit 5 ​​inches taller than Francis Ngannou because that would be what it would be. Oh yeah, Tyson Fury is 6’9. I think Francis is 6’4 or 6’5. I’m not sure.

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