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Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou UK Time: Start Time in GMT

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In an electrifying showcase of strength and skill, Anthony Joshua will go head-to-head with Francis Ngannou in a much-anticipated main event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This crossover boxing match marks a significant moment, as Saudi Arabia’s boxing scene continues to rise to prominence.

Here’s everything you need to know about the timing of this heavyweight clash for UK viewers.

Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou: When Does the Fight Start in the UK?

The bout between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou is set to light up Riyadh on Friday, 8th March. UK fans looking to catch the action live should note that the event is expected to begin at 4 pm GMT.

The main event featuring Joshua and Ngannou is likely to have ring walks starting at 11 pm GMT. This timing allows UK fans to tune in at a reasonable hour to witness this spectacular event.

How Can UK Fans Watch the Fight?

The fight will be available for live streaming on Dazn in the UK, US, and worldwide, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the action.

Sky Sports will also be broadcasting the event live in the UK. New viewers can purchase access to the fight card on Dazn for £19.99, making it accessible for all interested parties.

Anthony Joshua vs Francis Ngannou: What’s at Stake?

This fight is not just another boxing match; it represents a crossover spectacle with Anthony Joshua, a former two-time unified heavyweight champion, facing off against Francis Ngannou, the former UFC heavyweight champion.

This event is Ngannou’s second foray into professional boxing, following a controversial decision loss to Tyson Fury in October, despite knocking down the Briton in a dramatic moment.


  • What time does Joshua vs Ngannou start in the UK?
    • The event starts at 4pm GMT, with the main event ring walks expected at 11pm GMT.
  • How can I watch Joshua vs Ngannou in the UK?
    • The match is available for streaming on Dazn and will be aired on Sky Sports.
  • What rules will the fight follow?
    • It will be a standard professional boxing match scheduled for 10 three-minute rounds, with various outcomes possible, including decisions and knockouts.
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