"Today Was a Bad Day": Francis Ngannou Breaks Silence After Devastating Knockout By Anthony Joshua

"Today Was a Bad Day": Francis Ngannou Breaks Silence After Devastating Knockout By Anthony Joshua

  • Cameroonian boxer, Francis Ngannou has made a post after he suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Anthony Joshua
  • Anthony Joshua successfully knocked out Ngannou in the second round of the boxing bout held in Saudi Arabia
  • In the post he made, Ngannou declared that it was a bad day for him and told his fans he was sorry for the defeat he suffered

It was not a good day for Cameroonian boxer, Francis Ngannou as he suffered a devastating defeat at the hands of Anthony Joshua.

After the boxing duel which happened in Saudi Arabia, the fighter took to X to issue a brief statement.

Anthony Joshua defeats Francis Ngannou.
Joshua knocked out Francis Ngannou. Photo credit: Getty Images/Richard Pelham.
Source: Getty Images

The boxer said it was a bad day for him and he said he was sorry and made it clear that tomorrow is another day to fight.

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He wrote on X:

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"Sorry guys I let you all down. Today was a bad day in the office, but tomorrow will be another day. Thank you all for the love."

Meanwhile, many of his fans asked him to cheer up and keep his head up as he was still regarded as a great boxer.

Also, Anthony Joshua made a post, showing respect for Ngannou after the match.

He wrote:

"Respect my guy. African giants."

See Ngannou's post below:

Reactions to Ngannou's post-match statement

@Daniel Regha said:

"Ngannou you are not a professional boxer compared to Anthony Joshua who's got a lot of experience, so the defeat isn't really surprising. You need to work your way up, practice before going after the professionals. That said, wishing you nothing but the best in your next fights. Keep your chin up."

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@lareto24 commented:

"You will come back stronger… all the best."

@GucciStarboi said:

"I hope you took Anthony’s advice, he said “don’t leave boxing."

Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou prize money

Meanwhile, Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou seem set to make substantial sums from their heavyweight showdown.

Joshua's reported earnings of over £30 million for this fight reflect his status as one of the top earners in boxing.

In comparison, Ngannou's £16 million payday demonstrates the growing appeal of crossover fights and his rising star power in combat sports.

Source: Legit.ng

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