Video: Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou engage in animated first faceoff of fight week

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Before they settle who is the “baddest man on the planet,” Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou came together for a pre-fight news conference and faceoff Thursday.

Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, and former UFC champion Ngannou will meet in a 10-round boxing match that headlines a pay-per-view lineup on Saturday at Riyadh Arena.

After a loud and, at times, chaotic press conference, Fury and Ngannou engaged in a spirited faceoff, with both men animated as they exchanged words.

You can watch in the video above.

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