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Chris Eubank Jr believes Tyson Fury deserved to lose his Battle of the Baddest fight against Francis Ngannou.
Fury earned a split decision victory over the crossover MMA star – despite being knocked down early in the fight and many felt the 37-year-old Cameroonian deserved the fight.
Eubank Jr. commented on the fight, stressing that the Gypsy King was lucky and didn’t spend enough time in the gym before Saturday’s controversial win.
He wrote on
“Fury deserved to lose after putting in so much effort against a man who had never boxed before…too much time filming Netflix specials and not enough time in the gym I guess. ‘Unfortunate Francis.’
Chris Eubank Jr believes Tyson Fury “deserved” to lose to Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia
Eubank Kr claimed Fury spent too much time focusing on his Netflix specials instead of the fight
Fury emerged victorious despite being knocked down in the third round and Ngannou put in a great performance in his boxing debut
The documentary At Home With the Furys was released last month and documented the Gypsy King’s life away from the ring.
Ngannou stunned many with his outstanding performance in his boxing debut.
He knocked Fury down in the third round and despite a fightback from Fury midway through the contest, the Gypsy King’s victory came as a shock to many viewers – with some claiming Ngannou had been “robbed” of a famous victory.
Fury’s face was battered and bruised after his win, while the ex-MMA star looked good and took his defeat well – although he cheered after the final bell as if he had won the match.
Boxing fans are now waiting to see if the Gypsy King’s fight with Oleksandr Usyk will take place, with talk of the fight taking place in December.