Big time boxing is back to Saudi Arabia on March 8 with “Knockout Chaos”, when Anthony Joshua goes up against Francis Ngannou in a highly anticipated clash at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh. The contest pits British former two-time unified heavyweight champion against former UFC heavyweight champion of Cameroon.
In the co-feature, Zhilei Zhang of China defends his interim WBO heavyweight title against Joseph Parker of New Zealand. Also on the card, Rey Vargas of Mexico defends his WBC featherweight title against Nick Ball of the UK.
Tickets for the event are expected to go on sale shortly.
Joshua vs Ngannou fight card
- Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou, 10 rounds, heavyweight
- Zhilei Zhang vs. Joseph Parker, 12 rounds, heavyweight – Zhang’s interim WBO heavyweight title
- Rey Vargas vs. Nick Ball, 12 rounds, featherweight – Vargas’ WBC featherweight title
- Mark Chamberlain vs. Gavin Gwynne, 10 rounds, lightweight
- Jack McGann vs. TBA, super welterweight
- Roman Fury vs. TBA, cruiserweight
- Ziyad Almaayouf vs. TBA, super lightweight
- Justis Huni vs. TBA, heavyweight
*Card, ticket and broadcast information subject to change