Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: How much did the fighters make?
Following the controversial announcement of the winner in the highly anticipated fight Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou, which took place in Saudi Arabia, the rumoured amount the two fighters made has been confirmed.
With Tyson Fury being confirmed as the winner of one of the biggest boxing events of 2023, Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou, which took place in the early hours of today, Sunday, October 29, 2023, in Saudi Arabia, major news agencies have reported speculations of how much each fighter had made from the fight.
According to the Mirror UK, Tyson Fury, in an interview months before the fight, had revealed that Francis Ngannou would reportedly make up to 10 million dollars from the fight, an amount which is higher than his biggest career match while in the UFC. Tyson Fury had said, "Everyone said he was an idiot for walking away from the UFC and now all of a sudden he's a genius, isn't he? Guy's about to make $10 million. Come on! Egg in their face! Francis is going to make that bag. Rich!"
According to the Sun UK, Fury is believed to have earned over 50 million from the fight. The media outfit reported, "Fury is expected to pocket the biggest purse of his professional career for his desert dust-up with Ngannou. And according to Chisora, he'll take home a cool £39million for his ten-rounder with The Predator."