Nigerian celebrities including Davido, Nedu Wazobia, Tunde Ednut, Charles Okocha, Woli Agba, Broda Shaggi, Jaywon and others have reacted to Tyson Fury’s victory over Francia Ngannou in the viral fight.
In a highly anticipated showdown that electrified the online world, the boxing sensation Tyson Fury successfully maintained his undefeated status with a closely contested victory over the UFC powerhouse Francis Ngannou, ultimately securing the win through a split decision.
The Gypsy King, Tyson Fury, fought valiantly to secure a well-deserved victory in front of a lively audience in Saudi Arabia, where he was joined by a star-studded cast of global celebrities, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Eminem, Kanye West, Mike Tyson, Israel Adesanya, and many more.
Fury was surprised by the impressive boxing skills of his former UFC champion rival, Francis, but he successfully protected his flawless boxing record, preserving his unbeaten streak.
One of the trending video from the fight was the moment Tyson Fury was dropped by a vicious left hook by the Cameroonian-French mixed martial artist in the third round, leaving him visibly disoriented.
Nonetheless, the 35-year-old exhibited remarkable resilience, progressively eroding his opponent’s strength in the following rounds, ultimately clinching a decision victory.
Watch the video below;
You would’ve thought Tyson Fury was the MMA fighter in that ring tonight 😭
• Went for a takedown
• Landed an illegal elbow on Francis
• Got knocked down and should’ve lost 🤷🏻♂️ pic.twitter.com/hvaU7wuyF5
— Aqua 🦆 (@AquaFighting) October 29, 2023
Francis Ngannou is DESTROYING Tyson Fury WOW 🥊#NgannouVsFury #NgannouFury
— Sam (@sambladeco) October 28, 2023
BOXING IS RIGGED! Most corrupt sport.
Tyson Fury defeats Tyson Ngannou #furyvsngannou pic.twitter.com/RYbq7F5TrT
— Nina-Marie Daniele (@ninamdrama) October 28, 2023
The fight culminated in a pulsating and controversial split decision, with scores of 94-95, 96-93, and 95-94, securing Fury’s narrow victory.
This result has caused a commotion in the world of combat sports and online communities, with both fans and Nigerian celebrities branding it as a “daylight brobbery.”
In a video shared by Actor Charles Okocha, he and his friends can be seen enthusiastically cheering for Francis Ngannou during the fight.
He accompanied the video with the caption; “There’s nothing you gon tell me FRANCIS NGANNOU is my winner, forget about the broad day light robbery.”
Watch the video below;
Popular Nigerian singer David Adeleke professionally known as Davido declared Francis as his winner.
He wrote; “@francisngannou Stellar performance! DEF WON THAT!”
Famous Instagram Blogger, Tunde Ednut wrote;
“YOU ARE MY WINNER!! @francisngannou My own opinion Oo! I think he won, but they gave it Tyson Fury. Why?”
See other reactions following the comment made by Tunde Ednut below;
Singer Jaywon wrote; E sweet me say him knock fury down. That is the point for me.
Francis is my winner .
Broda Shaggi commented; So happy for him! .
OAP Nedu stated; NGANOU WON HANDS DOWN…
Congrats to Fury tho…
Comedian Woliagba said; Francis all the way Expected Mike Tyson’s combinations though but you won the heart of the world @francisngannou .
Congrats to Fury!