Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has joined Francis Ngannou’s coaching team in preparation for his upcoming combat with Tyson Fury in October. The announcement was made on social media on Wednesday, with Tyson posting a video of himself working with Ngannou in the gym.
“I’m here to help you win,” Tyson said in the video. “I’m here to help you be the best you can be.”
Ngannou, who is the current UFC heavyweight champion, is making his professional boxing debut against Fury. The fight is scheduled to take place on October 28 in Saudi Arabia.
Tyson is a legend in the boxing world, and his experience and knowledge will be invaluable to Ngannou as he prepares for this fight. Tyson is known for his power and punching accuracy, and he will be able to help Ngannou hone his skills in these areas.
“I’m excited to have Mike Tyson in my corner,” Ngannou said. “He’s a true legend in the sport, and I know he can help me win this fight.”
The fight between Ngannou and Fury is one of the most anticipated heavyweight matchups in recent memory. Both fighters are known for their power and knockout ability, and the fight is expected to be a brutal slugfest.
With Tyson in his corner, Ngannou will have a better chance of defeating Fury and becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.