no bias...how well would Francis Ngannou do in pro boxing

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  1. Boxlight

    Boxlight Member banned Full Member

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    against the big 3

    Wilder, Fury, Joshua?
     
  2. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Terrible. He would get knocked out. He wouldn't even beat anyone in the top 20. A puncher's chance, but doesn't have the technique to deliver it against a good boxer.
     
  3. HellSpawn86

    HellSpawn86 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Right now he’d be a journeyman in boxing. I watch both, trained in both, MMA and boxing, so giving you my honest answer. He might have world class power, but that’s about it. There are too many adjustments he would have to make to acclimated to 12 rounds against the pinnacle fighters. He lunges too much and even Wilder who is known for longing knows he could box off the back foot for 3-4 rounds, let Ngannou get tired and then blast him. At this point Ngannou is too old and too many years away from challenging a world class boxer at their sport. Best to stay world class at his. It would also be true vice versa so I don’t say any of this with any vitriol or ego. Two different sports and they should just leave it at that.
     
  4. Jackomano

    Jackomano Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He’d get destroyed. I like Ngannou and he is very good in his own sport, but in boxing any heavyweight in the top 50 would beat Ngannou.
     
  5. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    His windmilling technique is almost on par with Wilder's.
     
  6. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    Would probably be the better version of butterbean
     
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  7. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

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    He wouldn’t even be C level. All power and no boxing skill at all.
     
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  8. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    He’s a fighter I’d expect Wilder to spark in one round. Tailor made for a rangy banger.
     
  9. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    Butter bean would wreck him imo
     
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  10. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    Idk, butterbeans the type of guy you just have to be in good shape to beat
     
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  11. HellSpawn86

    HellSpawn86 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    So yes, I agree. Wilder wouldn’t waste his time. I’m just pointing out what the skill disparity would be. Even Wilder who’s boxing skills aren’t well regarded on this board could outbox Ngannou if he wanted.
     
  12. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

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    All three destroy him
     
  13. KingKO

    KingKO El Terrible Full Member

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    Lartey would probably beat him.
     
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  14. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I'm an MMA fan and can tell you that how he is now, he'd get wrecked. If he trained a year or two with a top trainer, just boxing, we might see something.
     
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  15. Somali Sanil

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    I’d bet on that happening