Joshua knockouts Ngannou after second round 

BRITISH-NIGERIAN boxer Anthony Joshua defeated mixed martial arts star Francis Ngannou-a Cameroonian after second rounds of their heavyweight clash.

The much anticipated fight saw the two boxers exchange fists and punches in early hours Saturday, March 9 2024.

Despite Ngannou’s boast before entering the ring, his punches were far from reaching the former heavyweight champion whose precise right hand punch took off the standing of the Cameroonian, lying flat on the ground.

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The punch left Ngannou on the ground for a few seconds, returning to his feet after the referee counted to eight.

At the commencement of the second round, Joshua displayed confidence as he gave no breathing space for Ngannou as the fight ended with the Cameroonian on the ground.

It took up to eight seconds before Ngannou stood up.

It was a stroll in the park in the third round as the third knockdown threw Ngannou straight down which kept him on the ground without strength to stand up.

Then the bell rang signaling the end of the fight and Joshua’s win was rung.



    Parker beats Zhang by majority decision

    In another fight between Joseph Parker versus Zhang, it was an amazing result for Parker as he was knocked down on two occasions in the fight but still got the win.

    Parker who was joined in the ring alongside WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury and his crew, claimed the WBO interim heavyweight title.

    Parker’s victory added to his record of winning five fights on the bounce with an overall record of 35 wins and three defeats.

    Also,in the fight between Nick Ball versus Vargas, it ended in a split decision draw with a rematch expected to come soon.

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