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Tyson Fury’s promotional team opens door for ‘undisputed’ cross-court fight in Las Vegas against UFC champ Francis Ngannou

TYSON FURY’s promotion team kicked off a ‘unquestionable’ Las Vegas cross-court bout against UFC champ Francis Ngannou.

Boxing and UFC Heavyweight Champions have steadfastly build an online feud with each other.

Tyson Fury's advertising team opened a crossover fight with Francis Ngannou

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Tyson Fury’s advertising team opened a crossover fight with Francis NgannouCredit: Getty
UFC champ Ngannou has a feud with Fury online

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UFC champ Ngannou has a feud with Fury onlineCredit: Getty

Most recently, Ngannou still holds the title before Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 points.

Meanwhile Fury – who called the Cameroonians then – is set to face WBC mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte, 33.

But the president of Fury’s Top Rank promotion, Todd DuBoef, said if the competitors continue to win, a clash of combat sports in the battle capitals of the world remains on the fronts. card.

DuBoef said to Fighting MMA: “I think it’s great in Vegas.

“And the reason why I say that is because, from a pay-per-view perspective.

“I think there’s going to be a huge appetite for US pay-per-view for that fight, and what we’ve seen with Fury coming from the UK.

“British audiences are used to staying up late and paying per view.”

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He added: “I was just responding to someone saying, ‘Hey, what do you think of this?’

“Honestly, I think it’s a very attractive product for consumers and I think it can work very easily. That’s what I think, if you ask me.

“For MMA’s biggest and worst man and boxing’s biggest and worst man to meet in the ring is a no-brainer.

“There’s not much hype you have to do there.”

UFC stars are prohibited from competing outside of the promotion, unless specifically authorized.

Conor McGregor, 33, was allowed to fight Floyd Mayweather, 44, in 2017, but so far it has proven to be a one-on-one fight.

For MMA’s biggest, worst man and boxing’s biggest, worst man to meet in the ring is a no-brainer.

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Ngannou has been conflicted lately with the UFC after calling for a raise and stipulations in the contract allow him to also pursue boxing.

After defeating Gane, 31 years old, His current UFC deal has expired However, there is still hope that the contract can be extended.

DuBoef revealed that the superfight will need both Fury, 33, and Ngannou, 35, to propel it against Top Rank and the UFC.

He said: “How much does Fury want it? How much does Ngannou want it?

“We knew that Mayweather and McGregor really wanted it, and they were the driving force behind it getting it done.

“At the end of the day, maybe athletes will push their respective partners to push that done.”

Floyd Mayweather beat UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017

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Floyd Mayweather beat UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017Credit: USA Today Sports

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