Joshua vs. Ngannou: Knockout Chaos

Completed
Boxing Event
Mar 8, 2024
Joshua vs. Ngannou
  • Date: Friday 03.08.2024 at 01:00 PM ET
  • Promotion: Matchroom Boxing
  • Venue: Kingdom Arena
  • Boxing Bouts: 10

Fight Card
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  • KO/TKO, Overhand Right 2:38 Round 2 of 10, 5:38 Total
    Professional Boxing
    "AJ" Nickname "The Predator"
    -350
    (Moderate Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +260
    (Moderate Underdog)
    34
    +4 mos, 3 wks, 1 day
    Age at Fight 37
    +6 mos, 3 days
    252.4 lbs
    (114.5 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    272.6 lbs
    (123.6 kgs)
    6'6"
    (198cm)
    Height
    6'4"
    (193cm)
    82.0"
    (208cm)
    Reach
    83.0"
    (211cm)
  • Interim WBO World Heavyweight Title Decision, Majority 12 Rounds, 36:00 Total
    Co-Main
    HW
    12 x 3  |  Pro
    #9 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    Nickname "Big Bang"
    +180
    (Slight Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -230
    (Moderate Favorite)
    Challenger

    Heavyweight
    Title Interim Champion

    Heavyweight
    32
    +1 month, 4 wks
    Age at Fight 40
    +10 mos, 6 days
    247.6 lbs
    (112.3 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    291.6 lbs
    (132.3 kgs)
    6'4"
    (193cm)
    Height
    6'6"
    (198cm)
    76.0"
    (193cm)
    Reach
    80.0"
    (203cm)
  • WBC World Featherweight Title Ends in a Draw, Split 12 Rounds, 36:00 Total
    Main Card
    126
    12 x 3  |  Pro
    #8 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    +160
    (Slight Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -190
    (Slight Favorite)
    Champion

    126 lbs
    Title Challenger

    126 lbs
    33
    +3 mos, 1 week, 5 days
    Age at Fight 27
    +1 week, 2 days
    125.0 lbs
    (56.7 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    126.0 lbs
    (57.2 kgs)
    5'10"
    (178cm)
    Height
    5'2"
    (157cm)
    71.5"
    (182cm)
    Reach
    N/A
    -
  • WBA World Super Welterweight Title KO/TKO Round 5 of 12
    Professional Boxing
    "The Dream" Nickname "Black Lion"
    -400
    (Heavy Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +300
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Vacant

    154 lbs
    Title Vacant

    154 lbs
    29
    +3 wks
    Age at Fight 28
    +7 mos, 5 days
    153.6 lbs
    (69.7 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    153.6 lbs
    (69.7 kgs)
    5'8"
    (174cm)
    Height
    5'9"
    (177cm)
    68.5"
    (174cm)
    Reach
    N/A
    -
  • WBA International Lightweight Title KO/TKO 2:46 Round 4/10, 11:46 Total
    Main Card
    135
    10 x 3  |  Pro
    #6 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    "Thunder" Nickname
    -270
    (Moderate Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +240
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Vacant

    135 lbs
    Title Vacant

    135 lbs
    25
    +1 month, 3 wks, 5 days
    Age at Fight 33
    +10 mos, 1 week, 5 days
    134.6 lbs
    (61.1 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    134.6 lbs
    (61.1 kgs)
    N/A
    -
    Height
    6'0"
    (183cm)
  • WBO Global Heavyweight Title Decision, Unanimous 10 Rounds, 30:00 Total
    Main Card
    HW
    10 x 3  |  Pro
    #5 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    "JPH" Nickname "The KO Kid"
    -400
    (Heavy Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +390
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Vacant

    Heavyweight
    Title Vacant

    Heavyweight
    24
    +11 mos, 4 days
    Age at Fight 31
    +10 mos, 3 days
    243.2 lbs
    (110.3 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    232.4 lbs
    (105.4 kgs)
    6'4"
    (193cm)
    Height
    6'1"
    (185cm)
    76.4"
    (194cm)
    Reach
    74.0"
    (188cm)
  • KO/TKO, Overhand Right 1:29 Round 1 of 10
    Prelim
    154
    10 x 3  |  Pro
    #4 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    "The Medway Mauler" Nickname "The Pilgrim"
    +220
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -275
    (Moderate Favorite)
    31
    +7 mos, 2 wks, 3 days
    Age at Fight 30
    +9 mos, 2 wks, 5 days
    153.2 lbs
    (69.5 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    153.4 lbs
    (69.6 kgs)
    6'0"
    (183cm)
    Height
    6'1"
    (185cm)
  • Decision, Points 4 Rounds, 12:00 Total
    Prelim
    HW
    4 x 3  |  Pro
    #3 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    -5000
    (Huge Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +1800
    (Huge Underdog)
    27
    +4 mos, 5 days
    Age at Fight 29
    +1 mos, 2 wks, 5 days
    224.0 lbs
    (101.6 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    225.6 lbs
    (102.3 kgs)
    6'2"
    (188cm)
    Height
    N/A
    -
  • Decision, Points 6 Rounds, 18:00 Total
    Professional Boxing
    "Zizo" Nickname "Cris"
    -1100
    (Huge Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +900
    (Huge Underdog)
    23
    +8 mos, 6 days
    Age at Fight 32
    +3 wks, 1 day
    144.4 lbs
    (65.5 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    142.0 lbs
    (64.4 kgs)
    5'10"
    (178cm)
    Height
    5'8"
    (174cm)
  • KO/TKO 2:43 Round 3 of 8, 8:43 Total
    Prelim
    HW
    8 x 3  |  Pro
    #1 add_circle
    Professional Boxing
    "Rampage" Nickname
    -2400
    (Huge Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +1800
    (Huge Underdog)
    28
    +8 mos, 4 days
    Age at Fight 37
    +4 mos, 2 wks, 1 day
    239.4 lbs
    (108.6 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    255.6 lbs
    (115.9 kgs)
    6'6"
    (198cm)
    Height
    6'0"
    (183cm)
    N/A
    -
    Reach
    74.0"
    (188cm)

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

No known scratched bouts or rumors that fell through.

Additional Event Information

Weigh-In Results

10
A. Joshua 252.4
272.6 F. NGannou
9
Z. Zhang 291.6
247.6 J. Parker
8
R. Vargas 125.0
126.0 N. Ball
7
I. Madrimov 153.6
153.6 M. Kurbanov
6
G. Gwynne 134.6
134.6 Chamberlain
5
J. Huni 243.2
232.4 K. Lerena
4
J. McGann 153.4
153.2 L. Greene
3
R. Fury 224.0
225.6 M. Švarc
2
Z. Al Maayouf 144.4
142.0 C. Flores
1
A. Novytskyi 239.4
255.6 J. Torres

Fight Referees

Ricky Gonzalez
Michael Alexander
Giovanni Poggi
Howard Foster
Victor Loughlin
Kieran McCann
Kieran McCann
Kieran McCann
Victor Loughlin

Event Production

  • U.S. Broadcast: DAZN
  • Preliminary Card: YouTube
  • Promotion: Matchroom Boxing
  • Ownership: Matchroom Sport
  • Co-Promoter: Queensbury Promotions, Gimik Promotions
  • Venue: Kingdom Arena
  • Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Todd Grisham, Darren Barker, Barry Jones, Mike Costello
  • Ring Announcer: Michael Buffer, Thomas Trieber
  • Interviews: Ade Oladipo | Backstage: Ariel Helwani
  • Matchmaker: Steve Furness , Kevin Rooney Jr
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Tapology Predictions

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1,243 total users made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

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KO/TKO
Decision
Joshua
47%
NGannou
53%
Parker
28%
Zhang
72%
Vargas
22%
Ball
78%
Kurbanov
55%
Madrimov
45%
Gwynne
7%
Chamberlain
93%
Huni
89%
Lerena
11%
Greene
5%
McGann
95%
Fury
96%
Švarc
4%
Flores
2%
Al Maayouf
98%
Novytskyi
97%
Torres
3%

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