Fans not sure who the MMA fighter is as Tyson Fury performs shocking illegal move on Francis Ngannou | The Sun
FANS were left unsure who the MMA fighter was during Tyson Fury's clash with Francis Ngannou.
The Battle of the Baddest saw Ngannou shock Fury despite not being a pro boxer.
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But Fury was spotted appearing to hit the UFC heavyweight with an elbow at one point.
One fuming fan said: "Tyson Fury with the MMA moves instead."
A second said: "No point reduction???"
A third said: "Tyson vs jones next in mma he has a future with those elbows lol."
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A fourth wrote: "He ate it like nothing."
Another said: "Tyson Fury lands an illegal elbow! Dirty move!"
Fury had been knocked down by Ngannou in round three of the ten round fight.
Ngannou stunned the Gypsy King with a left hook to the temple.
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Fury fought back later on.
However, he was unable to make his experience the difference-maker as all of his attacks were rebuffed by Ngannou.
But Fury controversially kept his unbeaten record intact with a split-decision win over Ngannou.
WBC heavyweight champion praised Ngannou as a "better boxer thanmany thought he would be".
He also said Ngannou was one of the toughest fights he had had in the last ten years.
The judges scorecard read as follows:
- 95-94 Ngannou
- 96-93 Fury
- 95-94 Fury
The TNT Sports panel were also split on the decision after the fight, with two believing Ngannou had actually won the fight.
Fury came face to face with Oleksandr Usyk after the fight, with both declaring "let's go" for their undisputed heavyweight fight.
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